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Hotel Metropolitan


Restored 1908 historic hotel hosted famous African-American sports figures and entertainers, including Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington and B.B. King, prior to desegregation. The African-American heritage museum is a "Save America's Treasures" project. Tours available by appointment.

Quilt Show at the Hotel Metropolitan featuring Loretta Pettway Bennett, Gee's Bend Apr 23 - 24, 2020 Location: Hotel Metropolitan Phone: (270) 443-7918

We encourage travelers to call ahead and visit websites to confirm plans as local attractions have announced temporary closures in response to COVID-19. Reference our COVID-19 resource page for updated local information! 

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