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George Washington Carver Museum

1165 Angelina St., Austin, TX 78702 (East Austin)
512-472-4089
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Ranked #116 of 183 Attractions in Austin
Owner description: The first museum in the state to be located in an African-American neighborhood, this museum details the history of the community in photographs and... more » Owner description: The first museum in the state to be located in an African-American neighborhood, this museum details the history of the community in photographs and works of art. « less
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

My family and I thoroughly enjoyed visiting the Carver Museum. The only problem that I had was that I wanted to see more history on George Washington Carver. The museum featured African-American families who had an impact on Austin history. It was truly amazing to see the achievements of these families who overcame the circumstances in which they lived.

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

The Carver Museum is a must-see for those who are interested in Austin's past. The permanent exhibit on Austin African-American families is engaging, especially the plastic flip books of family photographs and captions that accompany each panel on individual families. They also have a temporary exhibit consisting of Yoruba woodcarving that's simply beautiful. My only complaints are that there were... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012 via mobile

I know because today is Friday. The LBJ library and the Historic French Legation were closed due to renovations. Nothing open in Austin today except the bars.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2007

We visited the newly Renovated George Washginton Carver Museum on a Friday afternoon, there were no other patrons in the building and we were able to take our time browsing. They have about five different exhibits including GW Carver, Juneteenth, First Black Families of Austin, An exhibit of 100 paintings made by people in the community that you can bid... More

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