Contemporary artwork and African artifacts along with the music and memorabilia of Chattanooga native blues legend Bessie ... More
Chattanooga African-American Museum
Contemporary artwork and African artifacts along with the music and memorabilia of Chattanooga native blues legend Bessie Smith are on display at this museum located inside the newly built Bessie Smith Hall. Visitors to the museum will see a replica of an African village complete with grass hut as well as a replica of an Ethiopian temple. Also showing: displays that tell the story of slavery in America, and tributes to local African American heroes including the Wall of Respect. Exhibits change on a regular basis.
Reviews for Chattanooga African-American Museum: 1
Looking forward to coming back
By A Yahoo! Contributor, 4/18/07
There was nothing I disliked. Looking forward to bringing a group of my senior citizen members on a tour there. I think they would enjoy looking at the artifacts. Especially the set showing the old cooking utensils. I came last year with my large family and we were puzzled by some of the artifacts.
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