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New Orleans African-American Museum - CLOSED

1418 Governor Nicholls St., New Orleans, LA
+1 504-566-1136
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Close for renovations until fall 2013/pop up gallery option only

I was really looking forward to visiting the New Orleans African American Museum which is located... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2013
Memphis, Tennessee
What a disapointment!

New Orleans has a rich and unique African American cultural heritage. This place is an... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2013
Larry H
New Orleans
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10 Jul 2013
“Close for renovations until fall 2013/pop up gallery option only”
7 Mar 2013
“What a disapointment!”
1418 Governor Nicholls St., New Orleans, LA
+1 504-566-1136
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Reviewed 11 July 2013

I was really looking forward to visiting the New Orleans African American Museum which is located in the Treme area. However upon arriving, found out from banner on the front fence close until fall 2013. The Museum and several of the homes behind it are...More

1  Thank airlink9972
Reviewed 7 March 2013

New Orleans has a rich and unique African American cultural heritage. This place is an embarrassment to the city of New Orleans. Considering that the city gave them $3 million in 2011, what did they do with it?

2  Thank Larry H
Reviewed 4 July 2012

This museum was conveniently located by our hotel, and I'm happy that we had the opportunity to visit! The price was very reasonable, and the exhibits were insightful. I will say that a majority of the artifcacts/exhibit were old books, and that families with young...More

2  Thank devonlewis
Reviewed 15 June 2012

I always find it interesting how people tend to view museums...like a hit and run accident. Most will run into the museum, make sure that they have a photos taken of them with a famous works of art, and read the title, and then leave....More

5  Thank SingletonFamily
Reviewed 10 June 2012

Wanted to love this museum, I didn't. Very sparse, lacked depth & artifacts. The exhibits were comprised of a few books, documents & furniture spread Btwn 4 rms. There was a 2nd building that were the old slave quarters, some genius decided it should be...More

2  Thank lisa l
Reviewed 4 June 2012

This is amazing collection to really know, value and learn from the past....A lot to get to know about black american history....their Shadows, their struggles and their strength a true reckoning experience. Respect to the place and mankind!!! Must visit for legacy and history if...More

1  Thank Lakshmi M
Reviewed 3 January 2012

The Treme tour by Milton Carr is a wonderful experience. He is so knowledgeable and so well known in the community. It felt like a friend was taking us around his old neighborhood. Well work the two hour walk. And the Treme Cafe at the...More

1  Thank Lynne H
Reviewed 10 August 2011

...than what they had. The collection of artifacts is quite small and many have no supporting documentation. There's mostly art work, so this is more of a gallery than a museum. The neighborhood is interesting. If this museum takes you in to walk around the...More

4  Thank jelfrank57
That sound? That flavor? That certain je ne sais quoi
that lets you known you’re in “Nawlins” and nowhere
else? It’s all good and in broad abundance on the
streets of Tremé, where so much of what’s considered
to be the very best of New Orleans culture and
tradition is, put simply, just how people go about
their daily lives in this historic part of town. As
one of America’s oldest African-American neighborhoods
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