Legacy Museum at Tuskegee University

Historic Site

Welcome to the Tuskegee University Legacy Museum

The Legacy Museum is part of a consortium of museums at Tuskegee University that includes the Dr. George Washington Carver Museum, The Booker T. Washington Home-The Oaks and the Tuskegee Airmen Museum. the Legacy Museum exhibits works from its art collection and interprets, additionally, public health, science and medicine. The Museum's exhibitions and programs reach international audiences and history buffs and art enthusiasts of all ages.

Located in the National Center for Bioethics in Research and Health Care/ John A. Kenney Hall, The Legacy Museum is an outgrowth of the Official Proclamation by President William Jefferson Clinton against the misdeeds of the United States Public Health Service in its Untreated Syphilis Study in the Negro Male in Macon County, Alabama, 1932-1972.

On the third floor of the museum are two exhibits. The Patient, The Project, The Partnership: The Mass Production and Distribution of HeLa cells at Tuskegee University and the United States Public Health Service Untreated Syphilis Study in the Negro Male, 1932-1972.

Wheelchair Accessible

For more information visit:
https://www.tuskegee.edu/libraries/legacy-museum

Legacy Museum at Tuskegee University
1200 West Montgomery Road
Tuskegee, AL 36088
334-727-8888
Hours of Operation
  • 10am-4pm
Fees
  • Donation based
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The Legacy Museum

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