The National A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum is a 501(c) 3 cultural institution. Our mission is to promote, honor and celebrate the legacy of A. Philip Randolph, Pullman Porters, the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters and contributions made by African-Americans to America’s labor movement; with a significant focus on the African American Railroad Employee. As we educate the public about their historic legacy and the contributions they made through the study, preservation, and interpretation of their stories that are inextricably intertwined.
The museum exists for the purpose of providing educational and cultural enrichment for all of mankind. All activities, past, present and future are for the purposes and objectives of facilitating study, through the preservation,multimedia programming interpretation,the enjoyment of African-American history and culture.
The permanent collection displays exhibits which are pertinent to the study of the African- American contribution to America’s labor history and includes but is not limited to: the Pullman Company, as it relates to the labor history of African American Railroad employees, A. Philip Randolph, the Pullman Porters, the brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, the Great Migration, and the American Civil Rights Movement.