Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum at Historic Palmer Memorial Institute

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Hours & Seasons

  • Seasons - Year-round
  • Hours - Tuesday-Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.


  • 6136 Burlington Rd.

    Sedalia,   NC   27342


Founded in 1902 by Dr. Charlotte Hawkins Brown, Palmer Memorial Institute transformed the lives of more than 1,000 African American students. Today, restored campus buildings provide the setting for a unique educational experience.

The museum links Dr. Brown and Palmer Institute to the larger themes of African American women, education, and social history, emphasizing the contributions made by African American citizens to education in North Carolina.

Groups of 10 or more should call in advance. Free.

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6136 Burlington Rd.
Sedalia NC 27342


Latitude: 36° 4' 5.16" / Longitude: -79° 37' 26.7594"

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10 miles east of Greensboro off I-85 exit 135.

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