• African Burial Ground National Memorial

    African Burial Ground

    National Monument New York

Fees & Reservations

The African Burial Ground National Monument does not charge an admission fee. However, donations are accepted and are used for interpretive programming.

Groups larger than 10 are required to make reservations. Download an Educational Service Request form to begin the reservation process. For additional questions regarding visitation to the African Burial Ground National Monument please call the site at (212) 637-2019.



Did You Know?

The Sankofa is strongly associated with the African Burial Ground

Lost to history due to landfill and development, the African Burial Ground was rediscovered in 1991 during the construction of a Federal office building. Approximately 15,000 free and enslaved Africans were buried in the five or six acre burial ground that dates from the 17th century. More...