African American Museum of Southern Illinois

Carbondale, IL

Where are we going?

African American Museum of Southern Illinois
1237 East Main Street
Carbondale
IL 62901

618 457-2217

What is there to do?

The African American Museum of Southern Illinois is an invaluable museum to identify, preserve, and portray outstanding achievements in African American history and culture.

Located in University Mall, you can explore a number of permanent exhibits that tell the story of African American heritage through artwork and artifacts, including slave artifacts.

The museum also has rotating displays that cover a range of topics, from railroad history, to a focus on local artists. You can plan your next visit around the next rotation!

A journey through a fascinating and important culture and heritage, the African American Museum of Southern Illinois is an eye opening day out for the family. 

How much does it cost?

Adults: Free as far as we can tell

Children: Free as far as we can tell

LAST UPDATED 2018

Need a little extra help?

Give them a call to ask about the accessibility

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When can we go?

Mall hours: 10am - 9pm Monday to Saturday, 12pm - 5:30pm Sunday

Open year round

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I’m Hungry!

There are plenty of places nearby in the mall to grab something

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