Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History, Augusta

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The Lucy Craft Laney Museum is the only African American Museum in the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA, Augusta and its Surrounding Areas). The museum, which opened in 1991, is a small house museum that was the former home of Miss Lucy Craft Laney.

The museum is located in the Historic Laney-Walker District, near the original site of the Haines Normal and Industrial Institute. The mission of the Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History is to promote the legacy of Ms. Lucy Craft Laney through arts and history. We accomplish this awesome task by educating and exposing children and adults of the CSRA, the State and beyond to the arts, history, literature and leadership through exhibits and programs.
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  • Wonderful exhibit on the life of an important educator and leader from Augusta. The museum is her home and a enlightening exhibit of Black History in the area.  more »
  • Toured the Lucy craft Laney museum with my niece for a project and o was pleasantly surprised with how many things I learned that I never would have thought about. The role Mrs. Craft-Laney played in....  more »
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  • A fascinating place. The director has been there since its conception. She was very knowledgeable and the museum is full of Augusta's history. It also has works from local artists. There is a place for children's classes.
  • This is a wonderful place to explore African American History.

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