Holiday Closings

The Museum will be closed on Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29 to give our team time to celebrate Thanksgiving.

Visit the African American Museum of Iowa

The African American Museum of Iowa welcomes visitors of all ages and backgrounds. Join us in downtown Cedar Rapids to learn about the rich history of our community.

Museum Hours

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday
Closed Sundays and Mondays

General Admission

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

Find Us

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

Shop at the Nikee Museum Store

Visit the Nikee Museum Store to find unique African American and African inspired gift items and books for adults, children, families, and educators. Our ever-changing selection includes: traditional pieces like sculptures and figurines; hand-beaded necklaces and earrings; art prints; greeting cards and books. We also offer gift certificates.

Nikee is a Ghanaian word meaning “gift.”