African American Museum and Library at Oakland

Hours & Information

Open today until 5:30pm

10:00AM - 5:30PM
10:00AM - 5:30PM
10:00AM - 5:30PM
10:00AM - 5:30PM
12:00PM - 5:30PM
10:00AM - 5:30PM
659 14th Street
Oakland, California 94612
The African American Museum and Library at Oakland is dedicated to the discovery, preservation, interpretation and sharing of historical and cultural experiences of African Americans in California and the West for present and…

Holidays and Closures

  • Labor Day
    Monday, September 2, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Admissions Day
    Monday, September 9, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Veterans Day
    Monday, November 11, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
    Thursday, November 28, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Day After Thanksgiving
    Friday, November 29, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Christmas Day
    Wednesday, December 25, 2024
    Closed All Day

About African American Museum and Library at Oakland

  • From the I-880 N take the Castro St. Take exit 1A, take exit 1A for 11th St toward 14th St, then Continue on Castro St. Drive to 14th St. We are located on the corner of 14th St and Martin Luther King Blvd.

  • Pay parking lot for patrons. Nearby garage or paid lot. Street parking and metered parking.

  • Multi-story building WITH an elevator. Entrance on 14th Street has a ramp, power assisted doors, and rail. Accessible bathroom(s), Accessible water fountain(s), Accessible parking.


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