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
 
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