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African Burial Ground National Monument

Duane and Elk Streets, next to 290 Broadway, New York City, NY
+1 212-637-2039
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Duane and Elk Streets, next to 290 Broadway, New York City, NY
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Reviewed yesterday

I'm sure it would be nice without the construction scaffolding but right now it's not necessarily worth a stop. The museum is nice and educational, though.

Thank Holly T
Reviewed 14 June 2017

I've never been to the African Burial Ground National Monument in bad weather, and I go there every chance I get!!! I think of the souls buried there, found during an excavation in the early 90's as my 'friends." I believe they are all facing...More

Thank jumpsturdy
Reviewed 2 June 2017

My husband was insistent on making this one of our stops during our recent trip to New York and I'm so glad that we went! We visited the museum, which is small but loaded with history. It is definitely a sobering experience, yet highly educational...More

Thank Jamie M
Reviewed 27 May 2017

My husband and I visited the African Burial Ground museum one morning after stumbling upon the outdoor portion of the monument during a weekend walk in the area. I'm glad we did. I'm not usually big on museums -- I get tired and bored and...More

2  Thank Sara M
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I walk by the monument every day on my way to work and have been here several times with out of town visitors. They have a small museum and movie inside the federal building nearby. The monument is a small structure with some signs detailing...More

Thank Lee L
Reviewed 24 March 2017

I went here with my Freshman Orientation classmates and professors and learned so much about what my ancestors went through. I even discovered that some of my direct ancestors could have or were most likely slaves as well seeing as I am Kpelle. It was...More

Thank isceehere
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This is a great museum and should be visited. See the movie first, then walk the museum. I have been to many NPS, and this movie sets the tone so well...better then most other parks I have been to. Spend. About 25 minutes in the...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 24 January 2017

I did not really know anything about the museum except for the name. And I was glad that I went. I only visited the museum, not the monument itself. It is a small, but very interesting museum, that tells the history of the discovery of...More

1  Thank Mette K
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

When I visited the museum I went through security quite easily, I wanted a Jr Ranger book and there was no ranger at the desk or in the bookstore. I decided to visit the museum after going through the small but well done museum, about...More

1  Thank briardragon
Reviewed 13 January 2017

I've been to New York several times now, and it's also refreshing to find an attraction that is worth seeing, yet still relatively unknown in comparison to the main tourist draws that New York has to offer. A good portion of New York, in all...More

1  Thank Matt B
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