Welcome to the Legacy Museum

The Legacy Museum of African American History displays exhibits on African American heritage. We are dedicated to collecting, preserving and storing historical artifacts, documents and memorabilia relating to significant contributions of the African American Community in Lynchburg and environs.

Museum Hours

Wednesday-Saturday 12-4pm

Sunday 2-4 pm

Other times by appointment

Admission: $5.00 for adults; $3.00 for seniors; $2 for students and youth

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New Sports Exhibit At Legacy Museum

The Development of An Athlete takes the visitor on a reflective journey as it presents “Sports” in the City of Lynchburg and its four surrounding counties. The exhibition examines racial segregation, gender, perseverance, and community by presenting stories about African American athletes, as well as the coaches and environments that supported them.

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Sports Exhibit.

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Upcoming Events

Legacy Project, Inc. aims, through its programming and exhibitions, to make visible to the public the rich social and cultural history of Central Virginia’s African Americans.

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Legacy Museum celebrates Kwanzza. Photo courtesy of NewsAdvance.

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We would like to hear from you.


403 Monroe Street
Lynchburg, Virginia 24505
P.O Box 308

E: legacymuseum@verizon.net
P: 434.845.3455