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African-American Research Library and Cultural Center

2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
+1 954-357-6282
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A little black history

I was touring fort lauderdale and happened upon this library and thought.... why not. I was... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2017
Cme Y
very good start of a museum in a building with great possibilities

Each city and town in the United States should have something like this museum, one that tells a... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
Austin, Texas
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2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
+1 954-357-6282
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

I was touring fort lauderdale and happened upon this library and thought.... why not. I was pleasantly surprised, great staff, very informative.

Thank Cme Y
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Each city and town in the United States should have something like this museum, one that tells a local story as national museums usually can't no matter their excellence otherwise. For that reason, I like the Dillard High School Museum even better, since it was...More

Thank 298rha
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This facility has something called Destination Fridays every 1st Friday of the month. They pick a destination such as Jamaica, or Hawaii or Brazil, and decorate the place to make you think you are really there. Also there is food and dancing and a cultural...More

Reviewed 11 February 2017

I enjoy the various activities held at this site. I am a regular year round. THe library is current with significant events held nationwide.

Thank 70ingrids
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Drove down to Sistrunk Blvd. & 27th Ave. to see Delevoe Park and the A-ARL&CC. Glad I did. As a white man born into a family whose religion was not tolerated by those in power and whose ancestors were killed or forced to flee their...More

Thank rands222
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Really a nice library/museum. They had a really good exhibit about the struggles and accomplishments of African Americans in the US. Very heart rending and thought provoking. A must see if you are in the area.

Thank DianeD5
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Great Art collections , paintings, sculptures, art wooden , art tech robot sculpture and amazing library book collections, great literature and history . security guard and systems video monitoring.

Thank BetsyFrankGallery
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This library is state of the art. Absolutely beautiful, clean, gated, and quiet. I've been here a number of times, but it's a bit of a hike - I live downtown Ft Lauderdale. Great library overall.

Thank CityMouse79
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Beatific and enlightening experience for all in our party. Great, intriguing exhibits wherever we looked. Could have spent all day browsing and reading.

Thank sscott3202
Reviewed 17 July 2016

This library is not just for the African American culture, but for all people. An addition to the library, there is a museum that features local artists talent, and several auditoriums for hosting events, seminars, workshops and meetings. There's easy access to Broward Blvd, Sunrise...More

Thank Dedrie F
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2 January 2017|
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Response from rands222 | Reviewed this property |
Admission to visit & tour venue is free.