The Black Archives of Mid-America serves to collect and preserve the history of African Americans in the Midwest.


Hours

Wed - Sat 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Admission is free.

To request a tour, please contact Glenn North (816) 221-1640.

Contact Information

1722 E 17th Terrace
Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone: 816-221-1600
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Location Type

Kid-friendly
Museum
Interpretive Signs

Site Info

Parking
Restroom
Wheelchair
AC / Heating
Bus / RV Parking
Group Meeting Room
Group Tours
Parking
Restrooms
Staffed
Wheel Chair Accessible

The mission of the Black Archives of Mid-America in Kansas City, Inc. is to collect, preserve and make available to the public materials documenting the social, economic, political and cultural histories of persons of African American descent in the central United States, with particular emphasis in the Kansas City, Missouri region. Black Archives of Mid-America is an educational resource and provides access to its collections for research, exhibition and publication to honor our community heritage and to catalyze public awareness.

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