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Charles H Wright Museum of African American History

Charles H Wright Museum of African American History

315 E Warren Ave Detroit, MI 48201


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Charles H Wright Museum of African American History

Welcome to the world’s largest institution dedicated to the African American experience! The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History opens minds and changes lives through the exploration and celebration of African American history and culture.

Founded in 1965 by Detroit obstetrician      Dr. Charles Wright and a racially-integrated group of community members, this 125,000-square foot museum is located in the heart of Midtown Detroit’s Cultural Center, next to the Michigan Science Center and within one block of the Detroit Institute of Arts. Key to the experience is And Still We Rise: Our Journey Through African American History and Culture, the 22,000-square foot, interactive core exhibit, which attracts and enthralls thousands of visitors per year. Thousands more enjoy a wide array of spectacular events including concerts, film screenings, lectures, performances, community health & fitness classes, and so much more! An amazing adventure of history, art and achievement awaits you or your group at The Wright Museum™!

Web Address: http://www.thewright.org/

Address: 315 E Warren Ave Detroit, MI 48201