There are two components to our site: The African Burial Ground National Monument Visitor Center is located at 290 Broadway, on the first floor of the Ted Weiss Federal Building in Lower Manhattan. The outside memorial is located at the intersection of African Burial Ground Way (formerly Elk Street) and Duane Street. Please note, Google maps only directs you to the outside memorial, not the Visitor Center.
The African Burial Ground National Monument is accessible by multiple subway lines within a 4-block radius, including:
1, 2, 3 [Chambers Street]
If you are driving on the east side of Manhattan-leave Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) Drive at the City Hall exit. Proceed west on surface streets to Broadway. The African Burial Ground National Monument is located just north of City Hall at 290 Broadway.
If you are on the west side of Manhattan-leave the West Side Highway/West Street at Chambers Street. Drive east on surface streets until you reach Broadway. The African Burial Ground National Monument is located just north of City Hall at 290 Broadway.
Last updated: February 21, 2023