Austin >George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center
A hidden gem located 3 minutes east of
I-35. Here you can find a beautiful wall mural, and an exhibit on Juneteenth and prominent early African-American families in Austin.
This newish - museum is geared towards young children and they also host many interesting temporary exhibits as well.
Named after one of the U.S.'s great educators, this museum highlights the richness of African-American history..
Housed in Austin's original library, the George Washington Carver Museum exists to promote knowledge of African-American heritage and culture. The museum opened in 1980 as the first neighborhood black museum in Texas. Aside from offering a wealth of information on pioneering black families in Austin, the staff also provides cultural enrichment programs for Austin youth. The Saturday afternoon Reel Time film series educates kids 10 and up while performers travel to schools with the African-American Folktales program.
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