Bessie Smith Cultural Center

200 E. Martin Luther King Blvd.
Chattanooga, TN 37403- Map It
Phone: (423) 266-8658

AAA Editor Notes

Bessie Smith Cultural Center is in the Heritage Center at 200 E. Martin Luther King Blvd. The museum houses educational, cultural and historical documents and artifacts that portray African-American contributions to Chattanooga and the nation; rotating exhibitions, musical performances and lectures are featured throughout the year. Of special interest is the exhibit about blues great Bessie Smith.
$7; $5 (students with ID and senior citizens); $3 (ages 6-12).
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 10-5 (also Sat. noon-4, Feb.-Sept.). Closed major holidays. Allow 1 hour minimum.