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“Bessie Smith Cultural Hall”
Review of Bessie Smith Hall

Bessie Smith Hall
Reviewed 19 September 2014

This cultural center is used for cultural events, performances and education of African American and African heritage. It has a museum, performance hall, gift shop, kitchen and library. Can be rented and used for private events.

www.Bessiesmithcc.org

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Reviewed 30 August 2014

Great museum and staff. they had an exhibit about black inventors up during my visit that was very informative and everyone in my party (adults and children) came away with some new knowledge about African American's contributions to the world.

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Reviewed 2 July 2014

I was hoping for a more dynamic black history museum. The part on Bessie Smith was OK but the rest of the museum is mediocre, the black history of Chatanooga is a bunch of high school class pictures? come on!!!

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Reviewed 9 August 2012

I enjoyed the many exhibits and display pieces as well as the interactive details. The building is available for rent for many activities. They are constantly adding more displays. Worth the knowledge gained.

1  Thank Al F
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Reviewed 23 July 2012

The Bessie Smith Cultural Center not only presents Bessie Smith's life. It also presents famous Chattanooga African-Americans and R&B, blues and jazz musicians. It has a lot of historical information about the Black Chattanooga communities and businesses.

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