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Harrison Museum of African American Culture

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We are an educational and cultural institution committed to promoting, showcasing, and celebrating the art and history of African Americans for Roanoke Valley citizens and visitors. Our purpose is to cultivate awareness and appreciation of the significant contributions of people of African descent.

Things to Do
  • Directions: I-81 to Exit 143 (Route 581/220 South) to Exit 5 (Downtown). Turn right onto Campbell Avenue. Center in the Square is located two blocks down on the left. The Harrison Museum is located in Center in the Square.
  • Major Access Routes: I-581, US 460
Things to Do
  • Monday Hours: Closed
  • Tuesday Hours: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday Hours: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Thursday Hours: 1:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Friday Hours: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Saturday Hours: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Sunday Hours: Closed
  • Handicap Accessible: Yes, restrooms - also no stairs