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Hours

Heritage Center
10–6 . Tuesday–Friday

Contemporary Gallery
12–6 . Tuesday–Friday
10–3 . Saturday
We are closed on July 4th

Isabella Gibbons Local History Center
By appointment Tuesday–Saturday
Every third Saturday 10–12
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Directions

The Jefferson School African American Heritage Center is located on the 2nd floor of the Jefferson School City Center. Its main entrance is on Commerce St, one-block north of West Main Street. It can also be entered from the City Center’s 4th Street entrance.
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Parking

Jefferson School City Center has free parking in 220 space two level parking garage.
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Transportation

  • Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT) Free trolley
  • CAT Route 7 stops on W. Main Street. The Heritage Center is one block north from West Main Street.
  • CAT Route 8 stops on Preston Avenue, Heritage Center is one block south of Preston Avenue.
  • JSAAHC is also in walking distance from the Downtown Mall

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