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North American Black Historical Museum & Cultural Centre, Inc. (The)
Amherstburg , Ontario

To Preserve Black Heritage from African Origins to present day development. Focus on the Underground Railroad Movement, Canadian Black settlement and the accomplishments and constitutions of the peoples of African Origins. The museum collects, preserves, interprets, researches and exhibits a collection of objects and specimens of historical and cultural value.

About the Collections
Artifacts; paper; three-dimensional articles; books; videos; genealogies

Architectural Records • Cartographic Materials • Prints and Drawings • Manuscripts • Films and Videos • Photographs • Sound Recordings • Textual Records

Decorative Arts
Ceramics, Porcelain or Pottery • Costumes • Furniture or Furnishings • Musical Instruments • Textiles or Tapestries

Fine Arts
Culture: African • American • Canadian
Media: Painting • Photography • Prints and Drawings • Sculpture • Sketchbooks or Albums • Film and Video

Human History
Ceremonial Objects • Clocks or Time-Keeping Devices • Costumes and Accessories • Furniture or Furnishings • Household Objects or Domestic Technology • Imaging : Film : Photographs : Video • Industrial Technology and History • Maps, Charts, Plans or Blueprints • Masks • Medals • Medical History and Technology • Military History and Technology • Musical Instruments • Oral History • Performing Arts • Religious or Liturgical Objects • Local History • Weapons

Services & Activities
Touring; workshops; exhibits - travelling and in-house; speakers; education materials

Research Services
Research by appointment only with Curator/Administrator
at pre-arranged charges
Archival Records • Genealogical Research • Library • Conference or Symposium

Educational Programs
School Programs : Age 5-11 (k-6) : Age 12-17 (7-13)(Quebec: Secondary 1-CEGEP) : Age 18 and up (Post-Secondary) • Lectures

Visitor Services
Films and Videos • Guided Tours : English • Information Centre or Desk • Meeting Room Rental • Parking Facilities : Free • Gift shop • Special Needs Facilities : Parking : Washrooms : Wheelchairs available : Wheelchair access

Volunteer Services
Volunteer Services Available • Volunteer Training Offered
Number of volunteers: 30
Activities: Tour guide, gift store, maintenance, special events, bingo

Member Privileges
monthly newsletters; 10% discount for gift store purchases and special events; free museum admission; voting rights for Board of Directors

Internet Services
General Information  •  Directions or Map  • 

More about our Services

Publications & Products

Museum Guide • Posters • Postcards • Newsletters • Brochures • T-Shirts or Sweatshirts or Caps • Tour Packages • Educational kits

Hours & Admission

Operation: Seasonal 
Mid April to October 31 open to the public for tours, February weekends, tours can be arranged during closed period, call to schedule
Open: Tuesday to Friday - 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Saturday & Sunday 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed: • Mondays 
Closed all Canadian Legal Holidays, Closed Months November, December, January, March, February weekdays, Until Mid April, All Mondays
Admission: Charged
Adult - $5.50, Senior & Children(14) - $4.50, Single Family (5) - $20.00,
Pre-registered Adult group (20) - $5.00
Discounts: Seniors • Groups

North American Black Historical Museum & Cultural Centre, Inc. (The)
277 King Street,  Amherstburg,  Ontario 
N9V 2C7
Telephone:   519-736-5433 / 1-800-713-6336
Fax:   866-622-4672

E-mail: nabhm@mnsi.net

Mailing Address:
North American Black Historical Museum & Cultural Centre, Inc. (The)
277 King Street , Amherstburg , Ontario
N9V 2C7

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Last updated: 2013 11 28