Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture

The mission of the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture is to collect, preserve, and promote the unique history and culture of the African diaspora, with emphasis on Charleston and the South Carolina Lowcountry. 

Avery’s archival collections, museum exhibitions, and public programming reflect these diverse populations as well as the wider African Diaspora. 

The Avery Research Center is located at 125 Bull Street, Charleston, SC 29424 in the historic Harleston Village.  Phone: 843.953.7609. The Avery Research Center is currently closed to the public for renovations.