The Official Travel Site of Alabama

Murphy African-American Museum

Museum

The home of the first licensed Black mortician in west Alabama. African-American contractors built the two-story bungalow in 1920 with brick and hand-hewn sill salvaged from the old State Capitol building in Tuscaloosa. Exhibit rooms feature Murphy family memorabilia, displays on local history, African art and artifacts.

Wheelchair Accessible

For more information visit:
http://www.historictuscaloosa.org

Murphy African-American Museum
2601 Bryant Dr. & Lurleen Wallace Blvd. S
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
205-758-2861
Hours of Operation
  • Open Tu-F 10-3; other times by appt
Fees
  • Not provided