excellent exhibit brought all the history of slavery to life I would recommend a visit great experience
About Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum
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Interesting..... make a day for tours and go visit. It's part of our story and what made America. Take the kids so they can see and know this is not made up.
I was looking for something to do on a lazy Saturday. I Googled and this popped up. So, I took my boys (8 and 11) to check it out. From the outside, it looks like a ramshackle old house. Inside, it looks -- like a...More
Like many of the reviewers here, I was disappointed with how disorganized such an important and historic spot is. We wanted to squeeze the Burkle House in before we headed to the airport. We arrived not realizing the entire visit would be on a guided...More
I always like when I learn something that I didn't know before. The staff gave an interesting tour, and were able to answer questions. Building looks too small from the outside for an hour tour, but it works. One complaint. We called to make sure...More
This is a 'have to go' museum if you ever get the chance to go to Memphis. This museum gives you an insight into the masterful thinking of slaves desiring to attain their freedom from slavery. I must admit when I walked along the grass,...More
Drove over to see this historic site and museum. The museum was locked, and only a few tour group people were admitted. On the grounds was a plywood "slave cabin" which was in disrepair, but not old nor historic. Never made it inside. . .
I arrived right at the opening time as did about 7 other people. The employee took our money and had us wait in a little room while she got everybody checked in. Just before she started the tour 6 other people arrived and she left...More