A Sacred Space in Manhattan

African Burial Ground is the oldest and largest known excavated burial ground in North America for both free and enslaved Africans. It protects the historic role slavery played in building New York Read More

Peformers in yellow, white, and black garb dance in front of the monument.
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Book a tour at African Burial Ground!
Book a tour at African Burial Ground!

Groups of all ages enjoy our ranger-led tours. Reserve a tour today!

Maerschalk Map, 1754
History and culture

Learn more about the African Burial Ground's story!

Woman pays tribute to the ancestors
African Burial Ground events

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Burial Scene in exhibit area
Photo Gallery

Can't visit in person? Come explore what there is to see at African Burial Ground in our photo gallery.

The Wall of Remembrance

Where? When? How? Why? Get answers to some of visitors' frequently asked questions.

Last updated: May 23, 2024

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Mailing Address:

African Burial Ground NM
C/O Federal Hall National Memorial
26 Wall St

New York, NY 10005


212 238-4367

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