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DuSable Museum of African American History

DuSable Museum of African American History

Hyde Park


740 E. 56th Pl., Chicago IL 60637

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CCelebrating over 50 years of sharing history, DuSable Museum of African American History is the nation’s first independent museum dedicated to the collection, preservation and study of the history and culture of Africans and Americans of African descent. Exhibits, concerts, films, children’s events and literary discussions are just a few of the institution’s various programs offered. Hours: Tuesday – Saturday. 10am- 5pm; Sunday. 12pm- 5pm: Admission: $10 Adults; $7 Students and Seniors; $ 3 Children ages 6 through 13; Children under the age of 5 are admitted free. Sundays are FREE to all (with the exception of MLK Day). Permanent Exhibitions: “Freedom, Resistance and the Journey Toward Equality”;”Red, White, Blue & Black: A History of Blacks in the Armed Forces”; “A Slow Walk to Greatness: The Harold Washington Story” “Africa Speaks”; and The Ames Mural.

Group Amenities

Complimentary Policy 1 chaperone per 10 students

Motorcoach Parking Off-site

Average Visit/Tour Length 1 - 2 hours

Minimum Size for Group Admission Rate 10

Special Interest Tours Offered

ADA Compliant

Self-Parking Available On-site

Hours of Operation 10:00AM - 5:00PM


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