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Alex Haley House Museum

200 S Church St, Henning, TN 38041-7201
+1 731-738-2240
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Retrace "Roots" at Alex Haley's museum

First, you have to find Henning, Tennessee, a small town of a few hundred souls located 50 miles... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Taylor B
Chicago, Illinois

Even before walking into the Museum you're learning about Alex. You'll get to watch a documentary... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Oakland, Tennessee
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200 S Church St, Henning, TN 38041-7201
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

First, you have to find Henning, Tennessee, a small town of a few hundred souls located 50 miles northeast of Memphis on US Highway 51. Appropriately, US Highway 51 was the major south-north thoroughfare in the 1920s and 1930s as blacks moved from Mississippi and...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Even before walking into the Museum you're learning about Alex. You'll get to watch a documentary before you go on to see the actually house and the great items that's in the place. Easy parking and clean. Reasonable priced gift shoppe items and a very...More

Thank mspat2016
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Nice stop for an interesting history lesson. Some great artifacts in this museum. Alex Haley's boyhood home will take you back in time for a view inside that era.

Thank Emily M
Reviewed 10 May 2016

My mother and I were in Nashville, TN and decided the day before we were returning to Maryland to drive to Henning, TN. What a treat ... we were greeted by a gentlemen who provided us with a fantastic wealth of information about the Alex...More

1  Thank dptwin1
Reviewed 17 April 2016

This quaint museum is tucked away in Henning, TN. It is worth the time, and money to go through to see slaves, slave trade, and things about Alex Haley first hand.The brochure states:Alex Haley House and Museum State Historic Site is one of the Tennessee...More

Thank ladykringle1
Reviewed 15 April 2016

I have taken several of my U.S. and World History groups to the Alex Haley Museum. This is a really good lesson on slavery, Alex Haley and his roots in where he goes all the way back to Africa during the slave trade. This museum...More

Thank Randy K
Reviewed 3 April 2016

This was a great learning experience. Something every parent should take their children to see. It was a step back in our history. How encouraging it was to hear that Alex Haley parents were educated black people and that his grandfather was a business owner....More

Thank Katie J
Reviewed 20 March 2016

The museum director is a fabulous tour guide. He brought to life the wonderful aspects of life in the early 20th century Henning, TN. He provided us with song and story that made this visit so enjoyable. This is a great place to take the...More

Thank Gogetter58
Reviewed 8 September 2015

Glad I had an opportunity to hear the additional history of Alex Haley along touring his grandparents house, followed by walking through the museum.

Thank Pamela W
Reviewed 28 July 2015

The Alex Haley House Museum has is located in Henning, Tennessee in a quiet residential neighborhood. Park in the back by the Museum. When we were there the doors were locked but we rattled them and a friendly staff member let us in. You see...More

Thank Daniel M
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