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S.D. Spady Cultural Heritage Museum

170 NW 5th Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33444-2653
+1 561-279-8883
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Spady Museum

The building has an old Spanish decor, it is well maintained the staff does a good job. It's one... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2017
387indy
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Coral Springs, Florida
S.D. Shady Cultural Heritage Museum

I do not recommend this museum. We walked in and in a few minutes we walked out. There is not much... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2016
hammerinhan
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Palm Beach, Florida
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Celebrating its 15th anniversary in 2016, the Spady Cultural Heritage Museum, a non-profit organization located in Delray Beach, is dedicated to discovering, collecting and sharing the African-American history and heritage of Florida. The Spady plays host to rotating exhibits featuring contributions of the African-, Haitian- and Caribbean-American cultures to the artistic landscape of Florida and the U.S., as well as a full schedule of community events, the Ride & Remember Trolley Tour, annual festivals, public education programs and children’s activities. It is the ONLY museum of its kind in Palm Beach County. Hours: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday. Closed Sundays,Mondays & Holidays. Admission: $10; Members are free.
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17 Jan 2017
“Spady Museum”
29 Jun 2016
“S.D. Shady Cultural Heritage Museum”
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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170 NW 5th Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33444-2653
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+1 561-279-8883
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

The building has an old Spanish decor, it is well maintained the staff does a good job. It's one black girl's telling the history of colored slaves (runaway's) and seminoles ( native american's ranaway from reservation). Their history on the area.

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Reviewed 30 June 2016

I do not recommend this museum. We walked in and in a few minutes we walked out. There is not much to see here. It is located off The main drag of Atlantic Avenue. There was no one to direct us or to inform us...More

Thank hammerinhan
Reviewed 30 March 2016

This is not just a learning experience of black history (colored), it is seeing, hearing and feeling Charlene's way of telling a story. Charlene is perhaps the best docent I have had in my past 70 years of traveling the world. She makes this tour...More

3  Thank flowere123
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Stopped late on Saturday a gracious young woman invited us un to learn about Delray history of being a home for runaway slaves and native Americans before it became a popular beach resort. Located in an historic district known as 'colored town' it gives you...More

2  Thank sharon o
Reviewed 24 March 2013

S.D. Spady Cultural Heritage Museum is dedicated to discovering, collecting and sharing the African-American history and heritage of Florida. Located in the former home of the late Solomon D. Spady, the most prominent African American educator and community leader in Delray Beach, the museum is...More

4  Thank Erica G
Reviewed 6 November 2012

We enjoyed learning the cultural and historical information on this museum, was very well done and everyone was helpful and courteous

3  Thank saundiela
Reviewed 15 July 2011

Very interesting collection of photos and stories of the founding fathers of Delray Beach. Great staff, who are very knowledgeable and helpful. Everyone should check out this wonderful place.

6  Thank beanso
Kaliahpr, Public Relations Manager at S.D. Spady Cultural Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2011

Thank you for your great review. We hope to see you at the museum again soon when we begin our new season.

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