Discover and experience West Virginia’s rich and unique history, its’ people, the culture and the beauty of the mountain state. HERITAGE TOWERS MUSEUM & CULTURE CENTER is West Virginia’s premier Black Culture & African Heritage facility. Located downtown in the heart of Charleston, the Center promotes culturally diverse programming through international exchange programs between museums, schools, universities and other higher institutions of learning.
Our exhibits are reflections of time providing vital historical perspectives of African American history in the mountain state. The museum exhibits takes you thru a timeline originating from the Kingdoms of Africa to the Appalachian coal country of West Virginia. Visitors to the museum learn about events, significant accomplishments, and contributions made by black people from West Virginia to the United States of America and the world at large. The Center is committed to enhance the quality of life in the communities we serve by sponsoring educational endeavors to open avenues for international understanding and promote community events to celebrate cultural diversity.