The below list of organizations can provide you more information on the history of African Americans in Philadelphia.


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.

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.

Belmont Mansion – 2000 Belmont Mansion Dr, Philadelphia, PA, 215-878-8844

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


Sweet Chariot –  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.

Black Cultural Tours –

Becton Tours –

Green Book Walking Tours –

Wiggins Tours –

The Black Journey African American History Walking Tour –

Discover Strawberry Mansion: Neighborhood and East Park Walking Tour –

Mural Arts 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 



Presbyterian Historic Society – Building Knowledge & Breaking Barriers –

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 –

Black Docents Collective –

Historic Germantown Black History –

Lion of Zion 10-36 Tour (scheduled or Private Tour) Contact for upcoming schedule or to schedule

Sankofa Pass

Explore these smaller museums across the city. The Free Sankofa Pass entitles you to a free gift or discount.