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Beck Cultural Exchange Center

Open Now: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Invaluable treasure

This lovely facility holds the long and diverse African-American history of Knoxville. There's a... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2016
IrmaV
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Tennessee
Black Cultural/History Center

Beck is an old house with modern additions on the back. It houses an extensive archive of local... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2016
gregmackay
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Knoxville
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5 Jun 2016
“Invaluable treasure”
25 Jan 2016
“Black Cultural/History Center”
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Reviewed 6 June 2016

This lovely facility holds the long and diverse African-American history of Knoxville. There's a bookstore, a small library, meeting rooms, garden, archives of photographs, news stories, and memorabilia of Knoxville's place in the long march to civil justice.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank IrmaV
Reviewed 26 January 2016

Beck is an old house with modern additions on the back. It houses an extensive archive of local black history. In the house are fantastic photos of the desegregation struggle and other memorabilia.

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank gregmackay
Reviewed 30 May 2015

I found this historic house not only intriguing but held much historical art and artifacts that pertained to west Tennessee African American heritage in the area. Some exhibits were inspirational, and some gleaned a sense of retrospect or reflection. I do admire the Beck family...More

Date of experience: May 2015
3  Thank Patty L
Reviewed 30 May 2014

My family and were in Knoxville over the Memorial weekend and went to the Beck Cultural Exchange Center to learn some of the city's history of early African Americans. I love visiting different city's and learning a little about their history. This is a great...More

Date of experience: May 2014
6  Thank Nat R
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