523 Harrison St, Roanoke Virginia 24016
The museum is housed in Harrison School -- the first public high school for blacks in southwestern Virginia. Displays include artifacts and memorabilia that preserve and interpret African-American heritage in southwestern Virginia as well as art exhibits featuring local, regional and national artists. Events take place throughout the year. Open Tuesday-Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday & Sunday 1-5pm; closed holidays. Admission is free to the public.
Other Museum nearby:
(Lynchburg) Amazement Square
(Roanoke) Harrison Museum African American Culture
(Natural Bridge) Natural Bridge Wax Museum
(Roanoke) To the Rescue Museum
08/19 Coming to The Roanoke area
Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival Harrisonburg VA June9-16 The Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival is a week-long summer music festival devoted to promoting an appreciation and understanding of the music of Bach and a featured composer, country, era or people.
Appalachian Festival Beckley WV August23-25 The 17th Annual Appalachian Festival is three big days packed with arts, crafts, entertainment, music, food and fun!
Golden Delicious Festival Clay WV August30-September1 The Golden Delicious is the State Fruit of West Virginia. Clay County is the birthplace of the golden delicious. Antique Car Show, Art Auction Baking Contest,
5K Run/Walk, Golf Tournament.