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A man stands in front of the Djingareyber mosque on February 4, 2016 in Timbuktu, central Mali. 
Mali's fabled city of Timbuktu on February 4 celebrated the recovery of its historic mausoleums, destroyed during an Islamist takeover of northern Mali in 2012 and rebuilt thanks to UN cultural agency UNESCO.
African Peoples Before Captivity
Shackles from Slave Ship Henrietta Marie
Kidnapped: The Middle Passage
Enslaved family picking cotton
Nearly Three Centuries Of Enslavement
1st Black Men Elected to Congress
Reconstruction: A Brief Glimpse of Freedom
The Lynching of Laura Nelson_May_1911 200x200
One Hundred Years of Jim Crow
Civil Rights protest in Alabama
I Am Somebody! The Struggle for Justice
Black Lives Matter movement
NOW: Free At Last?
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Memorial to the Victims of Lynching
hands raised black background
The Freedom-Lovers’ Roll Call Wall
Frozen custard in Milwaukee's Bronzeville
Special Exhibits
Dr. James Cameron
Portraiture of Resistance

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Ways to Support ABHM?

Where do I park?

There is parking available on the streets surrounding America’s Black Holocaust Museum.  We do not have a museum parking lot and cannot validate parking in any of the lots around the museum. 

Do I have to wear a mask in the space?

Masks are no longer required, just a matter of your choice. However, please reschedule your visit if you have a persistent cough, runny nose or are otherwise not feeling well.  

Can I bring a stroller in?

Yes, but there is limited space inside the museum, so we ask you to please be aware of other guests. 

Can I bring a backpack in with me?

Yes, but there is limited space inside the museum, so we ask you to please be considerate of other guests. We cannot hold your backpacks or luggage at the front desk of the museum. 

Do you have a wheelchair available?

We have a wheelchair available on a first come and first served basis.  We cannot reserve our wheelchair in advance. 

How do I become a Member and what are the Membership Benefits?

Please see our Membership page

How can I hold Private Events and Rent Space at ABHM?

Yes. Please email admin@abhmuseum.org for rental information.

How do I get in touch about Volunteering?

Please go to our Volunteering page for details and contact links.

Is ABHM hiring?

No current job listings, but please check back periodically. Our museum is growing.

What is the Black Holocaust?

You can find more information on the Black Holocaust here.