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I spent a very enjoyable 1.5 hours in the museum and memorial. It is a national park so free admission and you will need to go through security to enter. The visitor center is fairly small but informative. There is a 20 minute video that...More
This is an important national monument but probably one of the least known in New York, fund during the construction phase of a nearby building this is a Burial Ground of a large number of Slaves.
There is a good museum and the monument is...More
This was our second visit to this museum. This time we had ample time to explore the full inside displays and outside memorial area. It also was an anniversary and there were special music and speakers.
We got the see the short (15-20 minute) introductory...More
This is a small museum that focuses on just African slaves in New York City, but that is its strength. It was not overwhelming like the Museum of African American History in DC.
I have lived in the suburbs of NYC all my life, but...More
Taking a tour is free, with security check before entering the museum. Good presentation of the slavey history in the museum, with a good short film offering a clear picture of this history. The monument is outside, beautifully done and it is a great way...More
I didn't know this existed until recently so it was on my to do list when i visited NY. I first visited the museum which was very informative and moving. I bought a couple of books from the gift shop. As you exit the museum...More
We intentionally visited on the last full day of our vacation. We knew there would be a lot to process, but we still were not ready for what we found.
The burial ground creates a triangle that runs from Wall Street, to the 911 memorial...More
One of the best kept secrets in New York. About a 3 Minute walk from the Brooklyn Bridge City Hall 4 train stop. Very informative and some really good displays. I believe outside all the scaffols took away from Ancestral Libation Chamber. Must see if...More
This National Memorial is tucked amongst the towering buildings of lower Manhattan, and currently covered by protective scaffolding. But do not leave it off your trip list. The memorial's visitor center, in the Federal Building, was so very well done. It really engaged us. And...More