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Harrison Museum of African-American Culture

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Learn About History & Culture at the Harrison Museum of african American Culture

This museum is for all ages. Plan on spending at least a full morning or afternoon here. Exhibits... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2014
Arline Z
Metuchen, New Jersey
Wonderful time!

I was at a reception for Justin Fairfax, who is running for Lt. Governor in VA. It's a great space... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2017
Roanoke, Virginia
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Jun 16, 2018
“Skip it exhibits are wanting and lacking”
Oct 14, 2017
“Wonderful time!”
Located in the first public high school for African-American students, this museum offers memorabilia, photographs, objects and oral histories relating to the African-American experience in the Roanoke Valley, plus African and contemporary art.
523 Harrison Ave NW, Roanoke, VA 24016-1740
+1 540-345-4818
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Reviewed June 16, 2018

It is right next to the pinball museum so if you have paid to enter Center on the Square then go but otherwise not worth the visit and effort.

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Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

I was at a reception for Justin Fairfax, who is running for Lt. Governor in VA. It's a great space for exhibits and other events.

Thank 266kathariner
Reviewed May 13, 2014

Since the Museums reopening in Center in the Square I have decided to become a regular, my daughter actually wants to see the exhibit’s and learn about History of our town and wants to explore everything she can. The Museum is now housed alongside the...More

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Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

Had a chance to visit the new exhibit and found it to be most educational. I was equally impressed by the collection of art and the lay out. Without a doubt, this is an outstanding collection and I was impressed that the collector was shilling...More

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Reviewed January 6, 2014

This museum is for all ages. Plan on spending at least a full morning or afternoon here. Exhibits change on a regular basis and numerous events are held year-round. The museum provides opportunities for historical, cultural, and educational enrichment through its many artistic, cultural and...More

1  Thank Arline Z
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