Beach Institute African American Cultural Center


502 E. Harris St.
Savannah GA 31401


  • General Admission: $7.00

Hours of Operation

  • Tuesday : 12:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday : 12:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Thursday : 12:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Friday : 12:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Saturday : 12:00pm - 5:00pm
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Established in 1865 as the city's first school built specifically for African-Americans. Today, the Beach Institute is a center for a rich variety of African-American cultural programs, including traveling exhibits offered by national artists. The Beach Institute also houses a collection of 237 pieces of wood sculptures by nationally known folk artist, Ulysses Davis. The Beach Institute is open Tuesday - Saturday, 12pm - 5pm.

Special Tags
  • Civil Rights
Suitable for Ages
  • All Ages
Group Amenities
  • Group-Friendly
General Information
  • Family-Friendly
Facility Amenities
  • Self-guided Tours