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Black History Museum and Cultural Center, Richmond

Black History Museum and Cultural Center - Richmond, Virginia
Black History Museum and Cultural Center
3 E Clay Street, Richmond, VA 23219Map
+1 804 780 9093
Neighborhood: Jackson Ward
Overview

Richmond was the home of Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, a dancer who found fame when he appeared in movies with child-star Shirley Temple. This museum explores his life. Works by contemporary artists such as John Bigger and R.H. Polk are also featured. The building was built in 1832. It is an example of Federal/Greek Revival architecture. It is also convenient to the Valentine Museum and the Maggie Walker House.

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