The African American History Museum Tells An Important Story About Illinois

There’s an African-American museum in Springfield, Illinois that is exciting for all ages. Learn all about the amazing people of African descent who have contributed to our great state and the place that honors them. Scroll on for more details.

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The Springfield and Central Illinois African American History Museum is open Tuesday through Friday between 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. as well as Saturday between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., and you can get more details on its website or Facebook page. If you’ve ever been to this African-American museum, we’d love to hear from you. Please share your experiences and photos with us below in the comments.

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Address: 1440 Monument Ave, Springfield, IL 62702, USA