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The African American Museum of Southern Illinois

University Mall, Carbondale, IL 62901

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The Museum is dedicated to identifying, preserving and portraying the outstanding achievements of African American Citizens.

Permanent exhibits here include African art collections and slave artifacts. Rotating displays have included Underground Railroad message quilts and local artwork. The museum's changing exhibits seek to portray the outstanding achievements of African American citizens.

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  • Mon: 12:00pm – 6:00pm
  • Tue: 12:00pm – 6:00pm
  • Wed: 12:00pm – 6:00pm
  • Thu: 12:00pm – 6:00pm
  • Fri: 10:00am – 9:00pm
  • Sat: 10:00am – 9:00pm
  • Sun: Closed

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