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Interesting and Informative

The museum is located in a former Church and was started by Mary S Harrell who passed away two... read more

Reviewed February 17, 2018
Very interesting little treasure

Visited here after the sweet corn festival last year and really enjoyed learning a bit about NSB's... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2017
New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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Feb 17, 2018
“Interesting and Informative”
Sep 10, 2017
“Very interesting little treasure”
The Mary S. Harrell Black Heritage Museum is one of a few of its kind in the state of Florida. It houses a collection of photographs, memorabilia, and artifacts that are displayed to educate citizens and students about the history and race relations...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
314 N Duss St, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168-6802
+1 386-478-1934
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Reviewed February 17, 2018

The museum is located in a former Church and was started by Mary S Harrell who passed away two years ago. Her husband, Jimmy, is continuing her legacy of showcasing the area's black history as well as the black men and women across America who...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2017

Visited here after the sweet corn festival last year and really enjoyed learning a bit about NSB's black heritage. Great collection of photos and artifacts from over the last century with lots of information on the local schools. It's a small place, but one that...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed July 12, 2017

The dedication of the Harrell family to preserve the history of the African American people of New Smyrna Beach is an outstanding endeavor begun by the late Mrs. Harrell, and perpetuated by family and other volunteers.

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed May 17, 2017

Another of the hidden gems within New Smyrna Beach. Off the tourist path. It is a treasure trove of local black history. Great stop for educational purposes. Small and not time consuming.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

This place was great. The tour was excellent and informative. My kids really enjoyed seeing all the history. Well kept. Great experience

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Informative tour during the Sweet Corn Festival, a gentleman from the area now living in Winter Park gave us a very informative tour. Interesting to hear and see the living history of how the Black Culture lived in the area. Inspiring to keep history alive...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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