Heritage Towers Museum & Culture Center

Learn about African heritage and African-American culture at Heritage Towers Museum & Culture Center. The museum and cultural center aims to preserve the information related to those of African descent through exhibits and galleries. Groups can take a tour of the museum where they will find exhibits focusing on the African slave trade, Jim Crow laws, African-American coal miners, the Underground Railroad, and more. Exhibits feature shackles, photographs, artwork, and various artifacts. Special group rates are available.
 
Contact Info
Address: 612 Virginia St. E., Charleston, WV 25301. Kanawha County. Tel: 304-343-3250. Website: www.heritagetowers.us. Hrs: Tues.-Thurs. & Sat. 11AM-4PM, Fri. 11AM-8PM.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Cost: Fee.

SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies.

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