Bradley Academy Museum & Cultural Center | Tennessee Vacation

Bradley Academy Museum & Cultural Center

415 S. Academy Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Contact Email:
(615) 439-1063

African American museum built in 1806 as the first school for education for white males only. In 1884, African American students, males and females, were allowed to attend school. The current structure was built in 1917, and opened as the new school for African American students in 1918. This museum housed the original classroom, civil war exhibits, early settlers for the City of Murfreesboro and the County of Rutherford. It has an auditorium, which serves as a dining area, theatre section for musical programs and plays, which seats 150-175 people. Plus, a boardroom for meetings, which seat at least 40-50 people. There is a fee for the rental of the meeting and dining areas.

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