This location is so beautiful. The information shared is on point. I will definitely be returning!!!!
About African American Civil War Memorial & Museum
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With all my prior visits to DC, I never heard of this museum. My wife and I, along with 24 seniors from St. Paul AME Worship Center, Lithonia, GA, visited this memorial and museum. A truly must visit exhibit while in the DC area.
Civil War is not necessarily my top interest, but I was in the area and decided to stop by! There is a large amount of information that is displayed, primarily in the form of writing. The content is great, very informative, and tells the story...More
The African American Civil War Memorial & Museum was very educational. The staff was excellent, I wish I remembered the man's name (light skinned with glasses) he was great! His passion for history and education made my visit even better. I really learned a lot...More
This moving memorial shows the names of over 200,000 African Americans who took part in the Civil War to fight against slavery. Though the war began in 1861, Black Americans were not allowed to fight until 1863 when the Bureau of US Colored Troops (USCT)...More
At this museum, you will learn how Black People (African Americans) were a major asset in the armed forces that make up the strengths of these UNITED STATES. Except in the Civil war between the north and the south, black people, 10% on land and...More
I had to visit the African-American Civil War Museum and Memorial. Why? Well, my great-great-great grandfather Addison Level fought in the 9th Regiment of the colored Heavy Artillery Regiment! I walked away feeling like, "Yeah, my family put skin in this game!" Other than my...More
While in DC with another couple, a friend of ours took us to this little known museum. It is located away from the other museums but worth the few minutes drive. Not many people are aware of the contributions African American slaves and free men...More
This is a small museum but it is PACKED with information. The museum and its curator detail the nuances and critically points that led to freedom for American slaves and the "birth" of the Nation. I am a student of history and I learned so...More