• African Burial Ground National Memorial

    African Burial Ground

    National Monument New York

Operating Hours & Seasons

African Burial Ground National Monument consists of an indoor visitor center and exhibition and an outdoor memorial. Hours of operation are listed below. Both the indoor visitor center and outdoor memorial are closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

INDOOR VISITOR CENTER AND EXHIBITIONS
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Closed
Closed 10am - 4pm 10am - 4pm 10am - 4pm 10am - 4pm 10am - 4pm


OUTDOOR MEMORIAL
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Closed 9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm

Did You Know?

The Sankofa has strong associations with the African Burial Ground

The ancestral remains of 419 individuals, which were removed in 1991 and taken to Howard University for scientific study, were reinterred at the African Burial Ground Memorial Site on October 4, 2003. Each year, October 4 is a day of remembrance and celebration at the African Burial Ground. More...