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George Washington Carver Museum

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Located in east Austin, The George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center was originally the city's very first library. After the city outgrew the modestly sized building and built a larger central library, The George Washington Carver Library building was moved to where it stands now, and referred to by most people in town as the "colored branch" of the city's library system until the 1950s. The original building has been preserved as a historic site, but in the past 50 years, the space has been expanded and it has moved far beyond its modest roots.

Visitors to The George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center nowadays will spend most of their time in the contemporary facility that houses not only a museum about the building's history and the history of its namesake, but also a dance studio, theatre, art galleries, classrooms, a darkroom, and an archival space. Visitors are free to peruse any of the exhibits in the galleries, including the permanent exhibition on African-American families in Austin. Those interested in learning more about the building's history and its current functions can go on a guided tour Monday through Friday between ten in the morning and four in the afternoon. The building's meeting rooms are also available to be reserved, free of charge, for groups who need a place to meet.

The George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center is open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9:30 in the morning until six in the evening, Tuesday and Thursday until eight in the evening, and on Saturdays from one until five. The museum is always closed on Sunday. A number of Austin's hotels are just a short drive away, including The Sheraton Austin Hotel, The Downtown Austin Hilton Garden Inn, and The La Quinta Inn-Capitol.

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