AACAHC actively collects and preserves Alamance County’s African-American history in many varied forms. From unearthing the stories of the numerous individuals who have made a lasting impact on the community to providing a library, the center is committed to creating a public institution. AACAHC serves as a cultural site and museum focusing on personal, familial and generational, industrial, and commercial history. As a museum and cultural site, the AACAHC is determined to bring to the community all the benefits associated with heritage tourism and a public institution devoted to education and preservation.
Exhibits at in the Center include: ‘Influential African Empires’, ‘Burlington & The Reconstruction Era’, ‘African-American Schools’, ‘Riots of 1969’, ‘Little Known Black History’, ‘History of Slavery in NC’, ‘Segregation & Integration in Burlington’, ‘Wyatt Outlaw’, ‘The Black Bottom’, ‘Art from around the World’.