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About Us

The Schomburg Center

Founded in 1925 and named a National Historic Landmark in 2017, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is one of the world’s leading cultural institutions devoted to the research, preservation, and exhibition of materials focused on African American, African Diaspora, and African experiences, featuring diverse programming and collections spanning over 11 million items that illuminate the richness of global black history, arts, and culture. 
The Schomburg Shop

An emporium for products related to the global Black experience, the Schomburg Shop has many items ranging from classic and contemporary books for adults and children, unique gifts, and an exclusive collaborations and products designed for the Schomburg Center.  Like the Schomburg Center, named a National Historic Landmark in 2017, the shop's selections are chosen to inspire learning and advance knowledge, providing a distinctive shopping destination online and in-person.


Every purchase supports the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at The New York Public Library.

Shop Location
515 Malcolm X Boulevard, New YorkNY10037
Shop Operations as of July 6, 2021
Open for walk-in shopping Tuesday through Saturday, 11am - 5:45pm. Online sales from SchomburgShop.com for delivery continues. 
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