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“A little History in Roanoke.”

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Harrison Museum of African-American Culture
Roanoke, Virginia
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“A little History in Roanoke.”
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 Science Museum which has rotational exhibits and even a touching tank for the kids.
The history on local sites from the Old Harrison School and many other places located in Roanoke was a real eye opener what it was like to be judged by the color of your skin and how much differently they were treated. It also has exhibits about the Slave trade and many other points of historical reference about slavery.

Visited February 2014
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English first
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“African art exhibit”
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 to share his private collection with the public.

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Metuchen, New Jersey
Level 6 Contributor
370 reviews
161 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
“Learn About History & Culture at the Harrison Museum of african American Culture”
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 historical displays.

Visited September 2013
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