International African American Museum

The International African American Museum (IAAM), located at 14 Wharfside Street, Charleston, SC opens June 27, 2023 and tickets are now on sale.

Through exhibits and programs offered at the IAAM, history comes alive, untold stories are revealed, and African American culture and influence are honored. According to their website:

“This museum is about a journey that began centuries ago in Africa, and still continues. It is about the journey of millions of Africans, captured and forced across the Atlantic in the grueling and inhumane Middle Passage, who arrived at Gadsden’s Wharf in Charleston, South Carolina and other ports in the Atlantic World. Their labor, resistance and ingenuity and that of their descendants shaped every aspect of our world.”

To take visual tour of the museum as well as learn more about the museum and its events, go to

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