Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History

Founded in 1965, The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History provides learning opportunities, exhibitions, programs and events based on collections and research that explore the diverse history and culture of African Americans and their African origins. The Museum strives to be a world-renowned history museum with outstanding collections and research used to produce innovative exhibits that celebrate significant events and accomplishments of African Americans. The Museum serves metropolitan Detroit, national and international communities. For over 35 years, the museum has served teachers and students by providing quality educational programs and exhibitions.

Charity Navigator Ratings

Overall Rating

(3/4)|82.26 Score


(2/4)|77.46 Score

Accountability & Transparency

(3/4)|89 Score



Headquarter Address

315 East Warren Avenue
Detroit, MI 48201