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African American Civil War Memorial & Museum

1925 Vermont, Ave, NW, Washington DC, DC 20001
+1 202-667-2667
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The African-American Civil War Museum and Memorial was created to tell the story and pay tribute to African-Americans who fought in the Civil War.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“eye opening” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1925 Vermont, Ave, NW, Washington DC, DC 20001
U Street Corridor
1925 Vermont, Ave, NW, Washington DC, DC 20001
+1 202-667-2667
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

This location is so beautiful. The information shared is on point. I will definitely be returning!!!!

Thank ar0312
Reviewed 17 September 2017

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.

Thank Cal S
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

It is worth the trip no matter where in the world you're traveling from. You need at least two days to see it all. Inside tip if you are in or have served in the military you don't need a pass. Just show your ID....More

Thank Beverly H
Reviewed 14 September 2017

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

Thank Sitaly1203
Reviewed 8 September 2017

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

Thank Alanna O
Reviewed 5 September 2017

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

Thank beantony15
Reviewed 26 July 2017

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

Reviewed 15 July 2017

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

2  Thank RoadlessWandering
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

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

Thank PEteacher1950
Reviewed 22 June 2017

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

Thank Fabdiva1
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Response from Dinocatlover P | Reviewed this property |
It is located in a residential neighborhood so large crowds shouldn't be a problem.... especially on a week day. I was with a chartered bus group of 50 people on a Friday afternoon and there wasn't a long wait because we... More