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Address: 135 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30303-2567
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The Atlanta Apex Museum is entirely devoted to African-American history in...

The Atlanta Apex Museum is entirely devoted to African-American history in order to promote cultural awareness and the societal contributions by African-Americans in Georgia. From one of Atlanta's first Black owned business to pioneer stories to local historical information to baseball to videos at the Trolley Theater, the Apex Museum is full of artifacts, photographs, children's shows, presentations and more – all related to African-American culture, both past and present.

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Ideally located on historic Auburn Avenue in downtown ATL. Easy parking right next door and a minimal entrance fee of less than $10 (4.75 for seniors). First I want to suggest... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Stone Mountain, Georgia
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Stone Mountain, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ideally located on historic Auburn Avenue in downtown ATL. Easy parking right next door and a minimal entrance fee of less than $10 (4.75 for seniors). First I want to suggest that visitors get past the fact that the museum is dated and not high tech or fancy, remember it costs less than $10 for entrance. We opted for the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

The Apex museum is a great educational stop in Atlanta. I was milling around on foot and when I saw this stop, I had to go inside. I was greeted warmly by the curator and a small $7 fee sent me on my way. While the place is very small, they do a lot to preserve African-American history and culture... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews
Reviewed 16 September 2016

I was in town for a conference at the Hilton and spotted this place during a walk near GSU. I read more about it online and was interested in learning more about the history of Atlanta and of African-Americans in the South. The owner was extremely friendly and helpful, willing to answer all my questions. I also enjoyed the viewing... More 

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Thank weatherdancer
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 8 September 2016

This museum had so much information.I am glad we stopped by. So much history. as a londoner born and raised in southern parts of Africa, slave trade never reached there. For me it was very very educational. I mean if you are in Atlanta you should totally go. The staff were welcoming and very friendly.I learned so much and i... More 

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Thank taps901
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016

A good experience with a nice stuff. Don't miss it! Not the typical mainstream high tech museum but the effort and love those people but inside is amazing. It gives an informative view about the slavery in Atlanta and the efforts to overcome this cruel period of time.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2016

I had a fabulous visit at the APEX Museum in the downtown area just west of 75. This museum tells the story of how Atlanta became the mecca for African American culture and business in the south. There is two 15 minute films to watch as well. Yolanda Jackson and the rest of the staff does an excellent job of... More 

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Stone Mountain, Georgia
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Reviewed 2 April 2016

I have visited this place a few time and i just find it so tranquil. This place is great if you are a true art buff and just want a quick day adventure. I recommend going more than once because you miss alot of great piece when you are just passing through. A must see.

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Thank Salathiel
Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to visit while in Atlanta. Rich with African decent history. From slavery to today's accomplishments. I didn't take any pictures but will the next time I visit

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Decatur, Georgia
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Reviewed 30 October 2015

I had no idea of so many creations from our black brothers and sisters, this is a must see for all black americans!!

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Thank Barbara J
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Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

I must say it was a bit to take in,however it's worth the visit. Very uplifting .just take some time and go.

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