We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

African American Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 19:00
Open today: 10:00 - 19:00
Review Highlights
Beautiful Folk Art Collection!

We loved the folk art collection and the exhibit on the history of North Dallas was very... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2018
Nicole H
History and Cultural Tour

My wife and I, in our attempt to allow my boys to experience more cultural events, decided to do a... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
Tyrone W M
Clinton, Mississippi
via mobile
Read all 41 reviews
All photos (27)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good21%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
14 Sep 2018
“Beautiful Folk Art Collection!”
16 Jul 2018
“History and Cultural Tour”
A museum celebrating the contributions of African Americans to the arts.
Closed Now
Hours Today: 10:00 - 19:00
See all hours
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
3536 Grand Ave, Dallas, TX 75210-1005
+1 214-565-9026
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Dallas
from US$16.00
More Info
from US$17.29
More Info
Dallas CityPASS
20 Reviews
from US$49.00
More Info
from US$18.29
More Info
Reviews (41)
Filter reviews
40 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
See what travellers are saying:
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 40 reviews
Reviewed 14 September 2018

We loved the folk art collection and the exhibit on the history of North Dallas was very interesting. Beautiful building and great exhibit for a relatively short visit. Excellent experience, especially considering it was free! The proprietor of the museum was very helpful and gave...More

Thank Nicole H
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

My wife and I, in our attempt to allow my boys to experience more cultural events, decided to do a tour of this museum while in Dallas. What amazes me it's just how much history was in this small Museum tucked away on a little-known...More

2  Thank Tyrone W M
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Took a trip back to D.C. just to visit the new African American museum! It was amazing but it could've been better. You will enjoy the museum,the only museum that means anything to me from there!

1  Thank Robert's W
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Nice way to learn about the history of African American Dallas history. More of a gallery then a museum but still a good learning experience.

2  Thank CruisinNana2015
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Nice location. Pleasant surroundings. The displays were nice, but some were fairly elementary or simple. I was most impressed with the Facing the Rising Sun exhibit. It had audio and video that made it very informative. It can become hard to hear when there are...More

2  Thank Mechelle K
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

December marked my second visit to this new museum. I went with a couple of friends and my Mom. We went late morning on a weekday so it was not too crowded. The first comment I have is that this is a wonderful museum filleed...More

3  Thank Qwerky2
Reviewed 14 December 2016

The gentleman at the front desk was so nice, knowledgeable, and helpful! The exhibits were great. Especially the Sepia exhibit!

Thank chayiljewel
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

What a remarkable experience! We took a group of teenagers and the guided tour with Mr. Lindsey was very informative . I especially appreciate the historical references to the African Americans in the dallas Fort Worth area . Sometimes are definitely left out of our...More

Thank Alaster83
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Rotating exhibits, history of important areas of Dallas, very well done, lovely building, informative staff

1  Thank Hogiepaw
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We were able to get in the second day of opening. It was great!!!! The first floor is newer stars/singers/athletes mixes in with showings of garments/ etc. It gets better as you go to different floors. Highly recommend

1  Thank sddeberry
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 215 nearby hotels
Home2 Suites by Hilton Dallas Downtown at Baylor Scott & White
133 reviews
2.00 km away
Baylor Plaza Hotel
10 reviews
2.04 km away
Hotel Indigo Dallas Downtown
1,043 reviews
2.82 km away
The Statler Dallas, Curio Collection by Hilton
258 reviews
2.85 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 4,163 nearby restaurants
Mac's Bar-B-Que
14 reviews
1.21 km away
Sakhuu Thai Cuisine
20 reviews
.37 km away
Two Podners Bar-B-Que & Seafood
18 reviews
.43 km away
Cold Beer Company Cbc
9 reviews
1.19 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 595 nearby attractions
Deep Ellum Brewing Company
153 reviews
1.60 km away
Fair Park
528 reviews
.35 km away
Children's Aquarium at Fair Park
141 reviews
.45 km away
Texas Discovery Gardens
88 reviews
.52 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from African American Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines