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Address: 415 S Academy St, Murfreesboro, TN 37130-3747
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+1 615-867-2633
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Tue - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
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Originally a school for white males only, the academy was turned over to...

Originally a school for white males only, the academy was turned over to African-Americans in the early 1900s. This restored National Register building serves as a cultural and heritage museum where visitors can learn about the importance of the United States Colored Troops and the legacy of African-American education in our country. Bradley Academy Museum & Cultural Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 am until 4 pm. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and students, and $1 for children under 12.

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The Loving Story

Viewed civil rights films! On Monday, October 3rd one of the Freedom Riders, Dr. Rip Patton will be a guest speaker for the Freedom Riders film! Great film for the community.

Reviewed 29 September 2016
Katie W
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Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States
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Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States
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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Viewed civil rights films! On Monday, October 3rd one of the Freedom Riders, Dr. Rip Patton will be a guest speaker for the Freedom Riders film! Great film for the community.

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Reviewed 14 September 2016

It a great place to visit to get a good history lesson. It is a small place that is filled with historical facts. Please visit if you are in the area.

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Bell Buckle, Tennessee
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Reviewed 25 March 2016

When I was young, this school was the only place for the African Americans in Murfreesboro to get a public education. It and Holloway HS were for the black students in our area. With integration, they were shut down but luckily, local citizens had the foresight to preserve the building and some artifacts. James K Polk also attended a school... More 

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 March 2016

This is an old African American school. We came here to get history of the school and area. What we also got was a history lesson in the African American experience in Tennessee. This included the Battle of Nashville during the civil war.

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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Reviewed 2 March 2016

I like this place very much information. I would visit this place again with my kids soon, location is cool.

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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Reviewed 20 April 2014

This was the local school and has a good history of life in the 1860's and what slavery was like. A sober reminder of the difficult life slaves had to live. Well worth a visit.

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