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Arab American National Museum – Virtual Tour

Arab American National Museum - Virtual Tour

Arab American National Museum – Virtual Tour

The Arab American National Museum in Dearborn, Michigan, is the first museum in the world devoted to Arab American history and culture. The Museum exhibits the Arab American story through exhibits while seeking to dispel misconceptions about Arab Americans.

The Museum’s mission is to document, celebrate, and educate the public on the history, life, culture, and contributions of Arab Americans.

The museum’s exhibits primary focus is on:

  • The contributions of the Arab civilization to science, medicine, mathematics, architecture, and the decorative arts
  • The Arab experience in America, including a gallery about prominent Arab-Americans
  • Documents and artifacts from Arab Americans related to the immigration experience
  • The stories of Arab Americans portrayed in video or audio recordings
  • Arab American and Arab Art

 The museum is part of the Smithsonian Affiliations and serves to enhance the understanding of Arab Americans in the United States.

Highlights of the Arab American National Museum

  • The Permanent Collection of paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography, and installation art
  • An Artifacts collection symbolizing the ancestral home countries of Arab American immigrants
  • An Annual Arab Film Festival 
  • An artifacts collection symbolizing a new life in America
  • Various Programs for artists, activists, scholars, philanthropists, organizations, and others
  • An artifacts collection that expresses the success of prominent Arab-Americans
  • The Arab American Book Award
  • A music program that promotes World Music
  • Special Exhibitions of Art

Arab American National Museum

  • Museum:       Arab American National Museum
  • Arabic:           المتحف العربي الأمريكي
  • City:               Detroit
  • State:             Michigan
  • Country:        United States
  • Established:   2005
  • Type:             History Museum, Cultural & Heritage Museum
  • Location:      13624 Michigan Ave, Dearborn, MI, United States

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Arab American National Museum

Arab American National Museum

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Arab American National Museum

Arab American National Museum

Arab American National Museum

Arab American National Museum

Arab American National Museum

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“Be in the world, but not of the world.”
– Arabic Proverb

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