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Heritage Towers

Address: 612 Virginia St. E., Charleston, WV
Phone Number: 304 343-3250
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Ranked #16 of 26 Attractions in Charleston
Type: Museums
Owner description: Heritage Towers exhibits were created as a special tribute to a time honored African American...
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Type: Museums
Owner description: Heritage Towers exhibits were created as a special tribute to a time honored African American tradition nationally celebrated as Black History Month. The theme of the exhibits “From Slavery to Statehood” is a series of galleries unfolding the story of West Virginia’s African American heritage.Our slogan and motto “Every month is Black History Month” is a commitment to preserve and promote diversity in West Virginia and beyond, through art, culture and history of black people.Keep the heritage alive

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Charleston, West Virginia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

Heritage Towers is a hidden jewel in the heart of downtown Charleston, WV. The owners have put together an amazing collection of artifacts and art to celebrate the richness of African and Afro-Appalachian cultures. The visitor learns much more than expected duirng a tour of the facilty. Visiting the museum is a worthwhile activity for young and old alike.

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Appalachian Mtns
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7 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2011

This is a very well done little museum. The owners took us on a guided tour and were great about engaging the kids and making them think. They have quite an extensive collection of African American (and West Virginia!) history. Very educational even the adults learned something new. It was an afternoon well spent.

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