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Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
315 E. Warren Ave, Detroit, MI 48201
The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History holds the world's largest permanent exhibit on African American culture. The museum owns more than 35,000 artifacts and archival materials. Some of the major collections include the Blanche Coggin Underground Railroad Collection, the Harriet Tubman Museum Collection, a Coleman A. Young Collection and the Sheffield Collection of documents about the labor movement in Detroit. The museum also houses the Louise Lovett Wright Research Library and the 317-seat General Motors Theater. In August, the museum hosts the African World Festival, a free, three-day festival celebrating the culture of the African diaspora.
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