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Harrison Museum of African-American Culture

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Address: 523 Harrison Ave NW, Roanoke, VA 24016-1740
Phone Number: +1 540-345-4818
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Located in the first public high school for African-American students, this...

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.

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A little History in Roanoke.

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 May 2014
CommoGuy4u
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Roanoke, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 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... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 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.

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