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George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural and Genealogy Center

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Commemorative museum

The staff was very helpful and exhibits was nice. At the time we visited, a summer camp was there... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
Joan1221
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Belcamp, Maryland
Liked it

Well kept. Great use of space for community events too. I learned things about Carver that I did... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
LParnell
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Horseshoe Bay, Texas
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The George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural and Genealogy Center is dedicated to the collection, preservation, research, interpretation, and exhibition of historical and cultural material reflecting all dimensions of experiences of persons of...more
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1165 Angelina St., Austin, TX 78702-2034
East Austin
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

This was a nice surprise we were able to visit during a day trip to Austin. The facility offered great education for Texas history! It's a must for everyone.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Adrienne R
Reviewed 24 July 2018

The staff was very helpful and exhibits was nice. At the time we visited, a summer camp was there preparing for a performance. We we really impressed by the statues located on the lawn.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Joan1221
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Well kept. Great use of space for community events too. I learned things about Carver that I did not previously know. If you go, make a donation.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank LParnell
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

The staff at the museum are very friendly and informative. The exhibits and artwork are great, giving a history of families in the area and the evolution of civil rights in Texas. The facility is great and a short walk from a bus stop, but...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank crodellicious
Carver S, Culture and Arts Education Specialist at George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural and Genealogy Center, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Hello Clayton, Thank you for visiting the George Washington Carver Museum. Your time and feedback is appreciated and the details you provided are helpful for others. We invite you to return for our rotating exhibits and special events. Now showing is Dawn Okoro's Punk Noir...More

Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

It is a small museum from exhibition standpoint but provides great information I haven't seen at other museums. I loved learning about Juneteenth, local families from slavery time to current, and inventors I didn't know. It was time well spent.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank cstocker
Reviewed 2 December 2017

There is a lot to see in this museum. I enjoyed taking my granddaughters to the interactive area to learn about various African American Inventors, we watched a video about Juneteenth and read a copy of the Emancipation Proclamation. Finding out about some of the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank Denise E
Carver S, Culture and Arts Education Specialist at George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural and Genealogy Center, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2017

Thank you for visiting the George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural and Genealogy Center. Your detailed feedback about our exhibits' features and your families experience is greatly appreciated. We invite you to return for our special events such as Kwanzaa, Black History Month Programs, and Juneteenth...More

Reviewed 9 September 2017

This is an attraction that I would recommend to anyone looking for a place to learn more about black culture, the impacts of inventions of African Americans, and the history of slavery and emancipation. Our tour guide was very nice and knowledgable about each of...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Jelisafields
Carver S, Culture and Arts Education Specialist at George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural and Genealogy Center, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Thank you, Jelisafields, for your review. We are grateful for you and your groups visit the the George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural and Genealogy Center. The details you included in your feedback are very helpful for future visitors. Please feel free to stay connected and...More

Reviewed 6 July 2017

Front desk attendant provided narrative of layout of the facility. Museum included history of prominent local African American families. Small well maintained facility packed with history.More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Carver S, Culture and Arts Education Specialist at George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural and Genealogy Center, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

Greetings! Thank you for your interest in the George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural and Genealogy Center. We appreciate the time you took in offering your feedback and experience. Please feel free to contact us, connect with us on social media, or sign up for our...More

Reviewed 5 January 2017

The building is beautiful and the small displays are well maintained. I especially liked the Juneteenth memorial statues outside at the rear of the building. I learned quite a bit about the (very) early history of slavery in America, like there were slaves at Jamestown....More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Carver S, Culture and Arts Education Specialist at George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural and Genealogy Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Greetings, Thank you for taking the time to not only visit the George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural and Genealogy Center, but also taking the time to share your thoughtful review. We encourage you to come back anytime for our variety of special events and rotating...More

Reviewed 15 April 2016

The Museum is small and on the day we visited consisted largely of a special exhibition on 'Juneteenth'. It had some interesting family biographies of locals but our experience of museums made as yearn for this to go much further and examine issues related to...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Hi Heather. Thank you for your interest in the George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural and Genealogy Center. All galleries, exhibits, and city sponsored events are free and open to the public Monday through Saturday.
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