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Deuteronomy 28:64-68 King James Version (KJV)
64 And the Lord shall scatter thee among ALL people, from the one end of the earth even unto the other; and there thou shalt serve other gods, which neither thou nor thy fathers have known, even wood and...More
Actually, I give this historical museum 4.5 stars. I am withholding one-half star, because of a few exhibit presentation failures, that could be easy fixes. The overall, building/floor plan layout, experience, flow, scholarly commentary and exhibits are first-rate, informative and surprising, in many instances. The...More
Very well done and moving depiction of African American history. A must see when you are visiting Detroit. The museum is set up as a timeline through history with interactive and life like rooms and visuals.
I went for a visit at the museum with my friend, my niece and our cousin who are both teenagers. It was first time visiting the museum since I was a teenager. So much has been added and I love it. I had a really...More
Was in Detroit for family reunion when the museum was listed as a "must do" My sister and I spent Sunday there. Beautiful! Informative!! So much history! My sister and had a great time in the gift shop. Patient staff; we were shopping 30 minuted...More
The reviews that I read are on-point. The museum is great. Starting outside, there is a moving tribute to those slain in the Detroit riots.
The principle exhibit is thought provoking. The horrors that slaves endured captured, brilliantly. This is a must see. There is...More
Very intriguing from beginning until the end. So much knowledge and history that made one very proud. The children were in awe with the history they learned and seeked more with each exhibit. The ship was a tear jerking exhibit, but it’s a must see....More
This beautiful museum has wonderful staff who work hard to make sure you have a meaningful experience. Although somewhat lower tech than the fabulous new museum of African American History and Culture in DC, I was moved by the way the museum depicted the Middle...More
We took the opportunity to visit here when in Detroit but assumed it would have less information than the national museum in Washington. However sections of this museum were superior, especially the sections on Africa and on slavery.
This is a wonderful gem in Detroit.
It's still very popular. Reservations are essential. Go to their website. There are various ways for admission including early afternoon first come, first served. But that is iffy. Truly an amazing experience.