DuSable Museum of African American History, Chicago

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#21 of 48 in Museums in Chicago
The DuSable Museum of African American History is dedicated to the study and conservation of African American history, culture, and art. It was founded in 1961 by Dr. Margaret Taylor-Burroughs, her husband Charles Burroughs, Gerard Lew, Eugene Feldman, Marian M. Hadley, and others. Taylor-Burroughs and other founders established the museum to celebrate black culture, at the time overlooked by most museums and academic establishments. The museum is located in Washington Park, on the South Side of Chicago. The museum has an affiliation with the Smithsonian Institution.
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  • This is a smaller museum but it is packed full of exhibits and history everyone needs to learn. The layout is very well thought out. There is a very lovely extensive collection of artifacts from one.....  more »
  • This is a very good place to go see for your self about black people history you should go there they are very nice  more »
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  • Always love going here because I can always find out something new or of interest about Afro Americans even before we were considered Americans not humans for that matter. Enjoy the arts and crafts and the entertainment
  • This is a fantastic museum. I would have likely given it 5 stars, but it's under construction, so I gave it a 4. Great place to learn, celebrate accomplishments and see history from the perspective of African Americans.

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