Last updated: March 23, 2016
Alerts & Conditions
Park Closure Due to Impending StormDue to today's impending snowstorm, African Burial Ground, as well as all of Manhattan's national park sites will be closed today, Wednesday, March 7, 2018. Please revisit this website and social media for reopening info and possible delayed openings.
Closed Saturday March 3, 2018Due to preventive maintenance being conducted within 290 Broadway, African Burial Ground National Monument will be closed Saturday March 3, 2018. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Security ScreeningPlease be advised that visitors entering 290 Broadway are subject to airport-style security. This may include the removal of shoes and presenting of photo identification. Please plan accordingly.
Outdoor Memorial Closure - Late Fall/Winter SeasonPlease be advised that the outdoor memorial at African Burial Ground will be closed to the public from Mon., November 6, 2017 through Mon., April 2, 2018, and will reopen on Tue. April 3, 2018. We apologize for any inconvenience.