Explore More Illinois, RAILS’ online cultural and recreational pass program for Illinois libraries, welcomes its newest attraction, The DuSable Black History Museum and Education Center in Chicago!
The DuSable Black History Museum and Education Center is a Chicago community institution and the first independent non-profit Museum dedicated to the collection, documentation, preservation, study, and the dissemination of the history and culture of people of African descent in America. As a museum and education institution, DuSable attracts school groups and lifelong learners from Chicagoland and from around the globe. More than 100,000 people visit or utilize the facility, yearly. Through exhibits, educational programs, the archives, and special activities, the DuSable Museum continuously explores the global African experience: understanding, struggles, and accomplishments of the past and present to further advance the education of the future.
The DuSable Black History Museum and Education Center is offering Free admission for up to 2 adults and 2 children on the first Friday of each month, excluding February. Explore More Illinois users can access and reserve passes from any of our attractions on their participating library’s website.
Please login to Explore More Illinois website for a list of current attractions. For more information, please email Jessica Barnes or call 630-734-5181.