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African American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey

  • History Museums & Sites

Essential Information

661 Jackson Rd.
Dr. Martin Luther King Center
Newtonville, NJ 08346


This museum evolved from the personal collection of its founder Ralph Hunter. Today, it encompasses thousands of artifacts & drawings, paintings, advertisements, household items & other objects that offer glimpses into African American culture, past and present. See slave posters, read stories about Aunt Jemima & check out an original copy of the 1899 children's book Little Black Sambo, Hunter's first museum acquisition. Open Tuesday-Sunday.

Additional Information

Website: http://www.aahmsnj.org

State: NJ

County: NJ - Outlying Areas

Free Admission?: Free

1 All Ages/Families
3 Elementary School Age
4 Middle School & Teens
5 Parents

Grades for Field Trips:
B K-2
C 3-5
D 6-8
E 9-12

Primary Category: History Museums & Sites

Description: Drawings, paintings, advertisements & household items.

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