Museums & House Museums

African American Museum of Philadelphia – 701 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA (215)574-0380  The AAMP is the first institution built by a major city to house and interpret the life and work of African Americans.  https://www.aampmuseum.org/

ACES Veterans Museum – 5801 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19144, 215-842-3742   Recognizing Blacks and minorities serving in WWII.  Home of Parker Hall, the USO for Black troops during WWII.  www.acesveteransmuseum.com

Belmont Mansion – 2000 Belmont Mansion Dr, Philadelphia, PA, 215-878-8844   www.belmontmansion.org

Johnson House . 6306 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 215-438-1768, www.johnsonhouse.org

Lest We Forget Museum of Slavery – 5501 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 215-205-4324, www.lwfsm.com

Marian Anderson Historic Residence – 762. S. Marian Anderson Way, Philadelphia, PA, 215-732-9505, marianandersonhistoricalsociety.weebly.com

Paul Robeson Historic Residence, 4951 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA, 215-747-4675, www.paulrobesonhouse.org

The Colored Girls Museum,  4613 Newhall St, Philadelphia, PA, 267- 630-4438, thecoloredgirlsmuseum.com

The Black Writers Museum, 5800 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA, 267-297-3078, blackwritersmuseum.com

New Africa Center, Muslim American Museum and Archive, 4243 Lancaster Ave, Philadelphia, PA, 610-352-0424, www.newafricacenter.com

Tours

Sweet Chariot – https://vimeo.com/240382073  Sweet Chariot is a video scavenger hunt through the city of Philadelphia. Use the Sweet Chariot App and Map to uncover hidden stories of the African American struggle for freedom.  https://www.sweetchariotml.com

Black Cultural Tours – https://www.phillyexperiences.com/hoodtour

Becton Tours – www.jobecton.org

Green Book Walking Tours – https://phillyjazz.us/2019/07/15/philadelphia-jazz-heritage-walking-tour-green-book-edition/

Wiggins Tours – https://www.wigginstoursnmore.com/

The Black Journey African American History Walking Tour – https://blackjourneyphiladelphia.com

Discover Strawberry Mansion: Neighborhood and East Park Walking Tour – https://myphillypark.org/events-calendar/

Mural Arts Tours – https://www.muralarts.org/tours/

Philadelphia North African American History Driving Tour – One (North Broad St & Germantown Ave) Download

Philadelphia North African American History Driving Tour One (North Broad St and Germantown Ave)  Paperback 

 

Exhibits:

Presbyterian Historic Society – Building Knowledge & Breaking Barriers – https://bkbbphilly.org/exhibit

Philadelphia Stars – Negro League – Citizen Bank Park – awaiting instructions for this, but ask when you are at the Phillies game

 

Online Philadelphia History:

Charles Blockson Collection – https://guides.temple.edu/blocksoncollection

Black Docents Collective – https://www.blackdocents.com/

Historic Germantown Black History – https://historicgermantownpa.org/blm/