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Avery Research Center, Charleston

Avery Research Center - Charleston, South Carolina
Avery Research Center
125 Bull Street, Charleston, SC 29401Map
College of Charleston
+1 843 953 7609
Neighborhood: Historic Downtown
Overview

The main mission of this research center is to collect and preserve the rich history and culture of African Americans in Charleston and South Carolina. Established in 1985, the museum has documented the history of the slave trade, civil and women's rights movement. The center maintains an archive of rich material which is used by researchers, scholars and public alike. A cultural center and a gift shop are additional attractions. The center actively sponsors conferences and exhibits to promote Afro-American culture and history. A number of promotional events and study programs are held periodically.

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Avery Research Center General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Friday from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM, Saturday from 12:00 PM to 05:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
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