Bradley Academy Museum and Cultural Center

415 S. Academy St.
Murfreesboro, TN 37130- Map It
Phone: (615) 962-8773

AAA Editor Notes

Bradley Academy Museum and Cultural Center is just s. on Broad St. to 415 S. Academy St. The academy is housed in a restored, two-story building where African-Americans were formally educated 1918-55. Many exhibits explore the history of 19th-century Rutherford County, the academy and the Civil War, including an exhibit about the recruitment of African-Americans into the Union Army. Tour guides tell the story of the Underground Railroad and show visitors through a restored classroom. Rotating artwork by local artists is on display. Guided tours are available.
$5; $3 (senior citizens); free (ages 0-17).
Hours: Tues.-Sat. 10-4. Last tour begins 30 minutes before closing. Closed major holidays. Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.