Plan Your Visit to the Museum

Thank you for your interest in visiting the African American Museum of Iowa.

The museum is open with limited hours. Face masks are currently recommended for all Museum visitors over the age of two. We want to provide a safe visitor experience and will continue to evaluate our operations regularly.

Check the information on this page for:

  • Changes in our policies
  • Updates to our visiting hours
  • Guidelines for health and safety

Museum Hours

The AAMI will be open with limited hours until further notice. Please check back on this page for any updates.

Thursday: 10 AM to 4 PM
Friday: 10 AM to 4 PM
Saturday: 10 AM to 4 PM

General Admission

Adults: $6
Seniors: $5
Students/Youth: $3.50
Children under 5: Free
Members: Free


55 12th Ave. SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
(319) 862-2101

See Nikee Museum Store merchandise.

Looking for a bite to eat before or after your visit?

The Czech Village/New Bohemia Main Street District website offers a business directory listing the many great places to eat in our neighborhood.

We are a proud partner of Museums for All

$1 admission is available to SNAP benefit recipients. Museums for All admission is available by presenting your EBT card and a valid photo ID. Up to 4 discount admissions per EBT card

Visitor Health and Safety Guidelines

  1. Practice social distancing whenever possible.
  2. A face covering is recommended for all visitors over the age of two.
  3. Wash your hands often in our restrooms or use hand sanitizer.
  4. Avoid touching your face.
  5. Please explore the gallery counterclockwise from the front entrance. Start to your right in our permanent exhibit, “Endless Possibilities.”
  6. If you have any of the following symptoms, do not enter the museum: cough, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, fever, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, and/or new loss of taste or smell. If you appear to have any of these symptoms, you will be directed to leave.
  7. Please do not enter the museum if you have COVID-19, have been in close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19, or are awaiting COVID-19 test results. 

We’re working to keep our staff, volunteers, and visitors safe by taking the following measures:

  1. Encouraging contactless transactions when possible.
  2. Regularly disinfecting frequently touched surfaces.
  3. Minimizing person to person contact including installing a plexiglass barrier at our front desk.

We evaluate our operations regularly, and these guidelines are subject to change.