African American Museum of Nassau County

Offers a variety of programs, from guided tours and film screenings, to hands-on craft activities and theme workshops. Explore all aspects of African American history, from music and art, to major figures. Groups can delve into Hidden History, a program examining the lesser-known inventors, creators, and leaders of African heritage. Elementary-aged groups may want to focus on the Children’s March program, which focuses on the history of kids’ participation in the Civil Rights Movement.
 
Contact Info
Address: 110 N. Franklin Street, Hempstead, NY 11550. Nassau County. Tel: 516-572-0730. Website: www.theaamuseum.org. Hrs: Tues.–Sat. 10AM–5PM. 
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All Grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1.5 hours. Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Art, Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Art, Social Studies.

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