Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History

Temporarily Closed Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

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This African American History Museum has been educating the Detroit area for decades.

Founded in 1965, the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History has for over half a century been a leading institution dedicated to the African-American experience. The Wright Museum 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.


  • Temporarily closed as of March 13
    2020. Tue.-Sat. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Sun. 1-5 p.m.
    • Number Of Meeting Rooms: 8
    • Largest Meeting Space: 7,854 sq. ft.
    • Largest Banquet Capacity Seating: 300
    • Largest Reception Capacity: 500
    • Largest Theater Capacity: 317

    Facilities

    Room Name Banquet Capacity Classroom Capacity Conference Capacity Reception Capacity Theater Capacity Room Height
    Boardroom 50 - - - - - ft.
    Classrooms - 100 - - - - ft.
    Ellis J. Bonner Plaza 200 - - 200 - - ft.
    Lewis Latimer Café 200 - - 200 - - ft.
    Multipurpose Rooms 200 - - - 300 - ft.
    Orientation Theatre - 200 - - - - ft.
    Rotunda 300 - - 500 - - ft.
    Theatre/Auditorium - - - - 317 - ft.
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Map to Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History

315 E. Warren Ave., Detroit, MI 48201

phone 313-494-5800 Visit Website

Detroit Metro Airport: 17 Miles

Downtown Detroit: 4 Miles

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