Beck Cultural Exchange Center

 Beck is the place “Where African American History & Culture Are Preserved.”   Beck  was established in 1975 with a mission that has remained unchanged.   Beck is as an African American teaching and learning museum and cultural center that serves as  a State of Tennessee designated primary repository of black history and  culture in the city of Knoxville and throughout East Tennessee. 

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Beck is a beautiful historic facility, which has a vast collection of both Permanent and Feature Exhibits. While Permanent Exhibits are always on display, Feature  Exhibits are available for a limited time as they are rotated throughout  the year. Please See All That Our Museum Has to Offer:  

  • Permanent Exhibits
  • Feature Exhibits
  • Research Center & Movie History
  • Museum Rental
  • The Village Market Gift Shop
  • Guided Tours & Self Guided Tours

We look forward to seeing you when you visit Beck.  

Beck Cultural Exchange Center

1927 Dandridge Avenue Knoxville, Tennesse 37915

(865) 524-8461

Museum Hours

Tuesday - Saturday 

10:00AM - 6:00PM 

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