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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture: Tours & Tickets

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National research library dedicated to documenting the experiences of peoples of African descent throughout the world.
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515 Malcolm X Blvd, Harlem, New York City, NY 10037-1801
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Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

Whether its geology research or history and culture This is the place to visit in NY for all interested in Black History and Culture . Located in Harlem. Before we had genetic ancestry we had the Schomburgh. In addition to material there are great exhibits...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Geoffrey A
Reviewed 19 December 2018

I'm a member of the Schomburg Library since before the new one was built as a child I would study in the original library on 135 St back in the 60s

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

This is a must see if you're in Harlem. Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Black Power Movement this exhibit showcases some of the most influential figures in the Black community during the movement. There's another exhibit called the Lost Chapters and Manuscripts of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
5  Thank bhlraven1916
Reviewed 31 July 2018

I've been waiting for years to visit the Schomburg. I was not dissapointed. This library/museum fulfilled everything I thought about it and more. It is a beautiful rendition of the work that Schomburg was trying to accomplish during his life. I loved the library collection,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank kimbamarie
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We visited the Schomburg centre in Harlem during our week stay in Manhattan, and were delighted with the exhibits- a glorious art exhibition by Firelie Baez and a fascinating display called 'Black Power' reflecting the many ways in which African Americans have fought for equality-...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jennifer s
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Please visit the Schomberg Center. It is a wealth of black history displayed in such a beautiful manner.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Trina B
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Very inspiring and passionate.. very well organized.. dignified and relevant.. informative and reality..must visit for all

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank arjunajb
Reviewed 17 April 2018

I get emotional when I think of our visit to the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. The name says it all, but to experience some of the most brilliant minds share their gifts and talents at a very special Langston Hughes poetry slam...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

The Schomburg Center is a branch of the NY Public Library system that dedicates itself solely to literature, art, music, history, and media related to Black culture. It is formally a research center where scholars and students from across the globe, and local New Yorkers...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

This Center for Research in Black Culture, part of the NYC Library System, has some very interesting exhibitions, most recently one on the Black Power Movement. It's easy to get to by subway. It's located a short walk from 125th Street, the commercial spine of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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As a hub of African American culture, Harlem has
played a vital role in the history of New York City.
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businesses and developments go up next to local
institutions. The heart of the neighbourhood is
bustling 125th Street, where street vendors and
historic landmarks like the Apollo Theater mingle with
big-name stores. Turn down almost any corner, and
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