You must contact with all your family members and close friends first. Try to persuade as much people as you can in your social circle in order to make your trip more joyful and cost effective. But, if any of your close friends or family member cannot go with you on the visit because of some particular reason, you should not force him or her.
Some of the most important figures include Akhenaton, Bishop Richard Allen, Willard Allen, General Benjamin O. Davis, W. E. B. Du Bois, Harlow Fullwood, Thomas Garrett, Jocko Graves, Prince Hall, Hannibal, Askia the Great, Benjamin Banneker, Ota Benga, Bilal, Rev. Andrew Bryan, Henry "Box" Brown, John Brown, Cripple Caesar, Bessie Coleman, General Daniel "Chappie" James, Toussaint L'Ouverture, Mother Mary E. Lange and Reginald F. Lewis. It will be better for you to get gather some essential information about these people before visiting the museum so as to make your visit more interesting.
You should make a budget of the trip. It will help you in assessing the expenses which will be incurred during the trip. Moreover, you must make a good estimate of all the major expenses which include transportation and food. In addition, you should also note down other expenses according to the best of your knowledge. Additionally, it is extremely important for you to make a flexible budget in order to keep a good room for all the unexpected expenses.
You can also take part in the museum activities but for that you will have to register yourself first. Besides, you can also participate in the fundraising activities which are held in the museum.