Plan Your Visit
Make the most of your visit to the African Burial Ground National Monument.
The stories of the African Burial Ground teach us how free and enslaved Africans contributed to the physical and spiritual development of Lower Manhattan during the 17th and 18th centuries.
There are many different activities to participate in, things to do, and history to explore at the African Burial Ground National Monument.
If you would like more help planning your visit please contact the site at (212) 637-2019.
Did You Know?
Unearthed during the excavation of the federal office building at 290 Broadway in New York City in 1991, the African Burial Ground was designated a New York City Historic District, a National Historic Landmark and, on February 27, 2006, a National Monument. More...