Address
309 S. Dusable St.
Peoria, IL 61605
phone: 309-673-2206
e-mail: aahfmpeoria@yahoo.com
web: www.aahfmpeoria.org/
Hours
Monday - Friday 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Admissions
Free
Museum Type(s)
Staff
Margie White, Special Projects Coordinator

Description

Expanded Offerings

The museum will provide visitors the opportunity to view exhibits featuring artists and rotating exhibits only seen in larger galleries and museums. By focusing on the fusion of art, history, science and nature, the museum will serve as a role model for the development of all who visit.

Mission

To educate the community about individuals who have made significant contributions to African American history, culture and society by hosting and sponsoring social and educational events that promote harmony while increasing the awareness of the uniqueness within the African American culture. To challenge every person to view the diversity in the world around them as an opportunity to explore the past, embrace the present and shape the future.

History

The African American Hall of Fame Museum was founded in 1987 by a small group of civic leaders with a mission to educate through preserving and promoting art and history that highlight African American achievements and individuals that have had an impact on the African American experience, in our community and beyond

Governance

Board of Directors