Museums

The African American Firefighter Museum, 1401 South Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Tuesday and Thursday 10:00am – 2:00pm and Sunday 1:00pm – 4:00pm

The AAFFM opened it’s doors as a Museum on December 13, 1997. The dedication of the Museum also served as the acknowledgement of what was believed to be the city’s first 100 years of service by African American Firefighters (1897-1997).Read more…

Mayme Clayton Library and Museum, 4130 Overland Avenue, Culver City, CA, United States

Saturdays: 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Subject to change - please call for current hours

The Mayme A. Clayton Library & Museum (MCLM) is committed to telling the story of African- American experience in all its variations: family life, arts and entertainment, history, sports, medicine, architecture, politics, religion, law, technology, etc. The visionary, Mayme A. Clayton, Ph.D.Read more…

Thursday — Sunday 12:00 noon — 5:00 pm

The Museum of African American Art was founded in 1976 by noted artist and art historian Dr. Samella Lewis and a group of academic, artistic, business, and community leaders whose goal was to increase public awareness of African American art.Read more…

California African American Museum, State Drive, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Tuesday - Saturday 10:00am-5:00pm; Sunday 11:00am-5:00pm

The California African American Museum (CAAM) is a museum located in Los Angeles. The Museum focuses on enrichment and education on the cultural heritage and history of African Americans with a focus on California and western United States. Admission is free to all visitors.Read more…