The African American Panoramic Experience (APEX) Museum, which opened in 1978, exists to provide a historical perspective of the Atlanta African American experience to visitors. Current exhibitions include “African: The Untold Story,” “And Still I Rise” (showcases artifacts of slavery), a replica of the Yates and Milton Drug Store and exhibitions of black achievement and inventions. The museum features historical information about the Sweet Auburn neighborhood and its importance to the City of Atlanta.
The APEX Museum is located at 135 Auburn Ave., Atlanta, GA 30303 and is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $4 for adults and $3 for senior citizens. Children under age four and museum members are admitted free. Groups of 15 people or more are eligible for a discount. For more information, contact the museum. Memberships and volunteer opportunities are also available. For more information about the APEX Museum, visit their webpage.