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Apex Museum, Atlanta

(4.1/5 based on 20+ reviews on the web)
Since 1978 hundreds of thousands of visitors from around the world have benefited from their APEX experience. Atlanta students and residents as well as visitors from more than 40 countries have toured the museum and viewed exhibits that celebrate the complete history of African-Americans.

Such notable visitors as historian John Hope Franklin, Cecily Tyson, Gladys Knight, Halle Berry and many more have all enjoyed the inspiring and thorough accounts of African-American history available at the APEX.
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TripAdvisor
  • The Apex museum is a great educational stop in Atlanta. I was milling around on foot and when I saw this stop, I had to go inside. I was greeted warmly by the curator and a small $7 fee sent me on my ...  more »
  • I was in town for a conference at the Hilton and spotted this place during a walk near GSU. I read more about it online and was interested in learning more about the history of Atlanta and of African-...  more »
  • This museum had so much information.I am glad we stopped by. So much history. as a londoner born and raised in southern parts of Africa, slave trade never reached there. For me it was very very educat...  more »
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  • The museum is very small and dated (exhibits and films seem to be from the 80s), but the information is good. My favorite parts were the replica of the slave ship hold and the old drug store. It's worth a stop if you're in the MLK Jr national site area and have an extra hour or so, but maybe not worth going out of your way to see.
  • I love the information I received from this great place. If you really want to enjoy yourself and bring a nice companion to tag along, a great experience is awaiting your arrival. I'm a black nationalist so upon entry, my jaws dropped at how MUCH the black mass has contributed to this tyrant we call America.
  • A historical legend for African Americans. Small but abouslutely amazing. A must see.
  • A wonderful place to find the history of Sweet Auburn in the city and discover what it meant for so many people!
  • The founder, Dan Moore, Sr, and the staff are very professional and personal! Truly a must see!