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Museum of the African Diaspora

Museum of the African Diaspora
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Type of Attraction
Museums, Galleries
Interests That Apply
History, Art
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Price: $5-$10
Is there parking?: Yes
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Water/Drinks: Available at attraction or nearby.
This is a good place to get: Snacks Dinner Lunch
Restrooms: Available
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Museum of the African Diaspora


African-American History and Culture Museum

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Address: Phone:
685 Mission St
(at Third)
San Francisco, CA 94105
+1 415 358 7200
Fax: +1 415 358 7252


In collaboration with universities and other museums across the globe, the Museum of the African Diaspora offers a world-class collection of African art, culture, and information about the African-American experience. Its innovative presentation incorporates art, interactive theater, and immersive exhibitions into its collection. With a mission of engaging visitors into a living debate, the MoAD aspires to draw visitors both to learn and to contribute to its work.

Times & Dates

Open Hours: 11am-6pm, Wed-Sat; 12pm-5pm, Sun
Notes: The times listed are for the museum and store. While the museum is closed Tuesdays, the store remains open. The museum closes for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.
Visit Time: 30min-3hr
Average Wait Time: None
Price: $5-$10


Indoor with climate control.
Restrictions: Bring a tripod or steady hand—flash photography is not permitted at this venue. As tempted as you may be to add to that vacation footage, keep the video camera in the case—they're not permitted here.

Age Recommendations/Requirements

Ages Admitted: Infants/Toddlers (0-3yrs), Children (4-8yrs), Pre-teen (9-12yrs), Teen, Adult, Senior
Ages that would most enjoy this attraction: Children (4-8yrs), Pre-teen (9-12yrs), Teen, Adult, Senior
Groups that would most enjoy this attraction: Couples, Families, Friends, Groups, Solo Travelers


Best Modes of Transportation: Bicycle Bus Subway Taxi Walking
Notes: If taking BART, exit on Montgomery or Powell Sts Stations. If taking Muni, lines 14, 15, 30, and 45 stop on either Mission or Third St. For Muni Metro, take lines J-Church, K-Ingleside, L-Taraval, M-Oceanview, or N-Judah and exit Montgomery or Powell Sts Stations.
Parking Availability: Yes
Average Price per Hour: $0-$5
Notes: There are plenty of parking garages in the surrounding area; see the website for detailed parking information and directions.

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