Black Cultural Archive and Museum

 
 
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378 Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, SW9 8RR
 
 
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This museum is a valuable resource of information on the multi-cultural and multi-ethnic nature of London's society and culture, with temporary exhibitions on diverse aspects of Black culture.

Displays include 'Sun a-shine, Rain a-fall', about the migration of peoples from the Caribbean to London in the 1950s and 1960s to work for London Transport. Further exhibitons explore: 'The History of the Black Presence in London', 'The Life of Mary Seacole' (a nurse in the Crimean War), and the 'Myth of the Mother'.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Brixton Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Denmark Hill Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Denmark Hill Railway Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Peckham Rye Multistory Car Park
 
30 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    65 Peckham Road, SE5 | 23 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
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    London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
    Larkhall Lane, SW8 | 24 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
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    London > Entertainment > Live Music
    211 Stockwell Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 10 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
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    London > Entertainment > Cinemas
    Brixton Oval, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London SW2 | 11 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
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    London > Shopping > Delicatessens
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    1 Calton Avenue, SE21 | 24 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
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    26 Brixton VIllage, Brixton, London SW9 | 8 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
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    London > Education > Evening Classes
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    London > Education > Professional Training
    Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 2 miles from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
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    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    East Dulwich, SE22 | 22 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
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    38a Kellet Road, Brixton, London SW2 | 12 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
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    10-11 Granville Arcade, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London SW9 | 8 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 2.2 miles from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Gallery Road, SE21 | 29 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
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