3 Things We Love About ... the DuSable Museum

Written By Sun-Times Wire Posted: 02/10/2009, 03:16pm

A photograph of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. hangs in the DuSable Museum during a previous exhibit. (Sun-Times file)

1. Tracing the epic journey of African Americans from Africa through slavery and up until the March on Washington as depicted in the Ames Mural.

2. Exploring the people and cultures of Africa through artifacts in Africa Speaks.

3. Being moved by the simple beauty and grace of Henry O. Tanners The Study of the Thankful Poor.

The DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m Tuesday-Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $3 adults, $2 students and seniors, $1 children ages 6-13. Sundays free for all. (773) 947-0600.

What are your three favorite things about the DuSable Museum of African American History?