African Burial Ground National Monument Tours

African Burial Ground National Monument

African Burial Ground, which is a sacred space in lower Manhattan, is the oldest and largest known excavated burial ground in North America for both freed and enslaved Africans. It protects the historic role slavery played in building New York.

The African Burial Ground is widely acknowledged as one of America’s most significant archeological finds of the 20th century. Learn about this once forgotten piece of New York history and how the rediscovery of the burial ground united a community committed to honoring, preserving, and teaching this important history to generations that follow.

African Burial Ground, which is a sacred space in lower Manhattan, is the oldest and largest known excavated burial ground in North America for both freed and enslaved Africans. It protects the historic role slavery played in building New York.

The African Burial Ground is widely acknowledged as one of America’s most significant archeological finds of the 20th century. Learn about this once forgotten piece of New York history and how the rediscovery of the burial ground united a community committed to honoring, preserving, and teaching this important history to generations that follow.

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Primary Booking Window: Tickets are available three months in advance of the tour date starting at 10:00 AM EST.

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Mailing Address

290 Broadway New York NY 10007

Phone Number

212.238.4367

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