Dusable Museum Mission

Mission Statement

To collect, preserve and display artifacts and objects that promote understanding and inspire appreciation of the achievements, contributions, and experiences of African Americans through exhibits, programs, and activities that illustrate African American history, culture and art. Visit the following pages to learn more about the museum:

Museum News

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Museum Blog

Thoughts and analysis from DuSable Museum.

Museum Photos

View photos of Museum events.

Museum Store

Learn about the products available at the DuSable Museum store.

Museum History

Read about DuSable Museum’s history.

Roundhouse Project

Learn about our Roundhouse Expansion Project.

Host an Event

Get details on facility rental opportunities for hosting your event.

Officers & Trustees

A listing of the current officers & trustees for DuSable Museum.

Contact Us

Learn how to get in contact with DuSable Museum.


See a listing of currently available job opportunities.

The DuSable Museum of African American History gratefully acknowledges the Chicago Park District’s generous support of the museum.

The DuSable Museum is a member of the Illinois Collections Preservation Network
ICPN website: http://icpn.museum.state.il.us/