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Great Plains Black History Museum

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Year Founded:
1976
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Eric L. Ewing
Main Address:
2221 North 24th Street
OMAHA, NE 68110

What We Do

The Great Plains Black History Museum is the only museum in Nebraska whose sole focus is on telling American history through the lens of African Americans. The mission of GPBHM is To preserve, educate, and exhibit the contributions and achievements of African Americans with an emphasis on the Great Plains region. To provide a space to learn, explore, reflect, and remind us of our history. We realize that the work of the GPBHM continues because of faithful supporters like you.

Interesting Info

We are the only museum in the state of Nebraska whose sole focus is on the rich American History told through the lens of African Americans.
The GPBHM is available for virtual tours for organizations.
Our goal is to become a tourist destination for visitors to the North Omaha Arts & Entertainment District.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Office Assistant
Repeats every day on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday until Fri Dec 30 2022.
Monday, August 8th, 2022
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Museum Docent
Repeats every week on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until Sat Dec 31 2022.
Thursday, August 11th, 2022
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Upcoming Events

The History of Historically Black Colleges & Universities Lunch & Learn August 29, 2022 - 12:00pm to December 19, 2022 - 12:00pm Read more »

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