Last updated: 5/16/2011
Richmond, Virginia
Street Address
00 Clay Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Mailing Address
PO Box 61052
Richmond, VA 23261
phone: 804-780-9093
fax: 804-780-9107
e-mail: information.bhm@gmail.com
web: www.blackhistorymuseum.org
Hours
Tuesday thru Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm.
Admissions
$5.00 - Adults
$4.00 - Seniors,Students,& teachers
$3.00 - children 12 & under
Museum Type(s)
Services
Gift Shop
Special Event Rental
Group Tours
Staff
Maureen Elgersman Lee, Executive Director
Mary C. Lauderdale, Museum MAnager
phone: 804-780-9093
Description

History

Founded in 1981 by Mr. Carroll Anderson, Sr., the museum moved to its current location in 1991. Located in an 1832 mansion, the building previous served as the Rosa Dixon Bowser library,the only branch of the Richmond Public Library that African Americans could patronize during segregation.

ADA

Wheelchair Accessible

Services

Gift Shop

Special Event Rental

Group Tours

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