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The Kansas African American Museum

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It's American History, not just African American History

Exhibits change and are always interesting and informative. Great Museum staff. Have been on... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
FMFEMME
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Wichita, Kansas
A treasure, not to be missed

A gem with both great permanent exhibits and temporary exhibits. Tells the story of those who... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
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8 Sep 2017
“It's American History, not just African American History”
8 Aug 2017
“Not worth the stop”
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The Kansas African American Museum, formerly the venerable Calvary Baptist Church was once the cornerstone of Wichita's vibrant black community. It was built in 1917 when the congregation's leaders worked nights and weekends -separate and apart from...more
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601 N Water St, Wichita, KS 67203-3833
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Exhibits change and are always interesting and informative. Great Museum staff. Have been on trips to Alabama and to D.C. with the museum staff and other members of the museum. Great people. The building is a great rental facility, too.

1  Thank FMFEMME
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Obviously not well funded, but given the history of the area, it should have been engaging. Unless you have too much time on your hands, I wouldn't bother

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Reviewed 29 June 2017

A gem with both great permanent exhibits and temporary exhibits. Tells the story of those who fought and in some cases, died for civil rights, including former Wichitan, James Reeb.

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Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

The Kansas African American Museum is an important cultural resource for south central Kansas, the State of Kansas and the entire midwest region. The current exhibition focusing on the Kansas connections of Barack Obama is wonderfully informative and interesting. The permanent display of African American...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

My daughter's class went to this museum last spring and i went along...I was blown away by the facility! Christyn introduced our students to the museum, its importance, and a brief history of Wichita and the history of local racial development. SHE IS AMAZING. The...More

1  Thank SMWDouglas
Reviewed 9 June 2016

This is a great museum. Particularly enjoy the many events held there that are open to the public. The exhibit on Kansans involved in the civil rights movement is among many great exhibits. You can also rent this facility for weddings, etc.

1  Thank FMFEMME13
Reviewed 31 May 2016

The museum features traveling art shows and displays that are always very interesting. They also have special events. I've been many times and always learn something new. Because it is downtown parking isn't easy but it does have a parking garage nearby.

1  Thank Veronica K
Reviewed 9 March 2016

TKAAM is located downtown across from the city parking garage where you can park and have the museum stamp your ticket so you don't pay for parking. The staff are welcoming and most informed and though needing expanded space and expanded staff, put on changing...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2015

A little gem in the middle of town with Art inclusive of Gordon Parks and Toni Parks. The location makes parking difficult but it is worth the effort.

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