Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia

The Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia is a snug museum for visitors of all ages to learn about and celebrate African American history. Through documents, artifacts, pictures, and audio, the Museum preserves black history in Virginia while bringing it to life through interactive displays and exhibits that encourage discussion of not only the past, but also the present and future. Discuss the significance and accomplishments of leaders such as Martin Luther King, Jr. and Frederick Douglass, as well as important African Americans from the state of Virginia, such as Dred Scott, Booker T. Washington, Nat Turner, and more.
Contact Info
Address: 122 W. Leigh Street Richmond, VA 23220. Henrico County. Tel: 804-780-9093. Website: Hrs: Mon.-Sat. 10AM-5PM.
Trip Info 
Grade Level: 3rd-12th. Activity Type: Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-2 hours. Cost: Fee.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies, Citizenship.

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