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.
Sunday 2-4 pm
Other times by appointment
Admission: $5.00 for adults; $3.00 for seniors; $2 for students and youth
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.Learn More Take The Virtual Tour
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.Learn More
Legacy Museum celebrates Kwanzza. Photo courtesy of NewsAdvance.