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Ethnic and Cultural Museums

Museums and other landmarks dedicated to a specific ethnic group or culture.


African American Museum in Philadelphia

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19106
Built in 1976 for the nation's Bicentennial, the African American Museum in Philadelphia was the first institution funded and built by a major city to preserve, interpret and exhibit the heritage of African Americans.


American Swedish Institute

Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, 55407
The American Swedish Institute (ASI) is a museum and cultural center dedicated to the preservation and study of the historic role Sweden and Americans of Swedish heritage have played in US culture and history.


Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, 35203
Opened in November of 1992, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute is a large interpretive museum and research center that depicts the struggles of the American Civil Rights Movement in the 1950s and 1960s.


Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, 87104
Dedicated to the preservation and perpetuation of Pueblo Indian Culture, History and Art, the Center is a 10,000 sq ft (1,000 m2) museum of the authentic history and artifacts of traditional Pueblo cultures and their contemporary art.


Muhammad Ali Center

Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, 40202
The Muhammad Ali Center is a non-profit museum and cultural center in Louisville, Kentucky. Dedicated to boxer Muhammad Ali, a native of Louisville, it is located in the city's West Main District.


Polynesian Cultural Center

Laie, Honolulu County, Hawaii, 96762
Within eight simulated tropical villages in the Polynesian Cultural Center, performers demonstrate various arts and crafts from throughout Polynesia. Visitors may participate in a luʻau.


The Old Slave Mart Museum

Charleston, South Carolina, 29401
Constructed in 1859, the building is believed to be the last extant slave auction facility in South Carolina. Today, the building houses the Old Slave Mart Museum.

Top 8 Most Popular Ethnic and Cultural Museums Landmarks

  1. American Swedish Institute
  2. Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
  3. Polynesian Cultural Center
  4. African American Museum in Philadelphia
  5. The Old Slave Mart Museum
  6. Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
  7. Reginald F Lewis Museum of Maryland African-American History and Culture
  8. Muhammad Ali Center