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African American Museum in Philadelphia

The African American Museum in Philadelphia, according to the website, is "the first institution built by a major United States city to house and interpret the life and work of African Americans." It highlights African American art and history in four galleries.

The museum offers exhibits, including its core exhibit, "Audacious Freedom: African Americans in Philadelphia 1776-1876"; family fun days; workshops; two programs for mentoring high-school-age youth; guided tours for school groups; outreach presentations for schools; professional development for educators; and other educational and recreational events.