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The Alex Haley House Museum and Interpretive Center

An educational facilities dedicated to the collection, reservation,interpretation, and exhibition of artifacts.

 

The Museum’s comprehensive collections represent the life and achievements of the renowned author Alex Haley. The museum promotes the understanding and appreciation of history by presenting a range of exhibitions, programs, and events for the community and the world.


Your Invitation

We invite members from the community to come and enjoy the remarkable history our museum holds. Our modern Interpretive Center, built in 2009, has received several architectural awards including the 2010 AIA Tennessee Award of Merit in Architecture and the 2010 Award for Excellence in Masonry from the Masonry Institute of Tennessee.


 Visitors will be able view a short documentary film, view our gallery, which includes a life-size replica of a slave ship, and tour the boyhood home of Alex Haley. Visitors will also be able to visit our gift shop where they can purchase copies of Alex Haley’s books and other souvenirs.

 

The Alex Haley Museum and Interpretive Center also hosts a variety of events for the community, including regular Genealogy sessions to assist community members is tracking their own family tree. For questions about upcoming events, or to schedule a tour, call the museum at (731) 738-2240, or email us at:  alexhaleymuseum@bellsouth.net

STAFF
Richard S. Griffin, Director
Kaye Jordon, Account Clerk
Lashaunda Barbee, Rcpt.
Bernice Mathis, Assistant
Rickey Cooper, Custodian

BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Phillis Barlow, Chairman Dorothy Bond, Secretary Beauton Matthews, Treasurer Dr. Pam Sirmans, Genealogy

Alex Haley Museum
535 Haley Avenue
Henning, TN 38041
(731) 738-2240

Tennessee State Museum Partner

Alex Haley Museum Copyright 2016-2017  /  Site Designed By Donnie M. Bradford

The Alex Haley House Museum and Interpretive Center

An educational facilities dedicated to the collection, reservation,interpretation, and exhibition of artifacts.

 

The Museum’s comprehensive collections represent the life and achievements of the renowned author Alex Haley. The museum promotes the understanding and appreciation of history by presenting a range of exhibitions, programs, and events for the community and the world.


Your Invitation

We invite members from the community to come and enjoy the remarkable history our museum holds. Our modern Interpretive Center, built in 2009, has received several architectural awards including the 2010 AIA Tennessee Award of Merit in Architecture and the 2010 Award for Excellence in Masonry from the Masonry Institute of Tennessee.


 Visitors will be able view a short documentary film, view our gallery, which includes a life-size replica of a slave ship, and tour the boyhood home of Alex Haley. Visitors will also be able to visit our gift shop where they can purchase copies of Alex Haley’s books and other souvenirs.

 

The Alex Haley Museum and Interpretive Center also hosts a variety of events for the community, including regular Genealogy sessions to assist community members is tracking their own family tree. For questions about upcoming events, or to schedule a tour, call the museum at (731) 738-2240, or email us at:  alexhaleymuseum@bellsouth.net