Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture information

New York City , USA
515 Malcolm X Blvd
at 135th St, Harlem
+1 917 275 6975
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Subway: 2/3 to 135th St
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10am-6pm Mon & Thu-Sat, to 8pm Tue & Wed
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The nation’s largest collection of documents, rare books and photographs relating to the African American experience resides at this scholarly center run by the New York Public Library. It’s named after Arthur Schomburg, a black Puerto Rican activist who amassed a singular collection of manuscripts, slave narratives and other important artifacts. Regular exhibitions, lectures and film screenings are held on-site.