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Banneker-Douglass Museum

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Little gem in Annapolis

An hour of your time at this free museum is time well-spent. Learn about important African American... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Baltimore, Maryland
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Amazing source for Black History

Very interesting for children and adults. Alot of cool exhibits on the second floor. Speakers are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Annelyse C
New Jersey
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84 Franklin St, Annapolis, MD 21401-2738
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

An hour of your time at this free museum is time well-spent. Learn about important African American history and check out some great Maryland artists.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank KJBlue
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting for children and adults. Alot of cool exhibits on the second floor. Speakers are very knowlegable.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Annelyse C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was absolutely impressed with this museum and what a wonderful way to educate your children of all ages and races. This is a must visit place and your guaranteed to learn something new. The artifacts were amazing and the detail to history was awesome....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

This is a small museum, dedicated to the African-American experience in Maryland. It is pitched somewhat to children, so it doesn't go too indepth into a lot of topics. It's also covering a lot of history. But it's well put together, and explains a lot...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank David F
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

The Banneker-Douglas Museum deserves to be much better known than it is. It is more in-depth and interesting than most local museums of a similar size. Though the exhibit hardly takes an hour to go through, it carefully covers the history of African Americans in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Micaela M
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This is a small museum, but it's packed with so much history. Now more than ever, it's important to learn about Maryland's history and the impact historical figures had on shaping our country. The layout is beautiful and the people working there are very friendly....More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank CarrieRyuko
Reviewed 26 February 2018

I loved this small but important museum! They are doing a solid job of covering a wide range of African-American history as specifically related to Maryland. From the Atlantic Slave Trade to the Civil Rights Movement and beyond, they exhibit important historical information for anyone...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank roxf2015
Reviewed 12 February 2018

The Banneker-Douglass Museum is the State of Maryland's official museum of African-American heritage. The museum, which is located in downtown Annapolis, was built in the historic Mt. Moriah African Methodist Episcopal Church and chronicles the history of African Americans in Annapolis from slavery though the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank TheWkndWarrior
Reviewed 1 August 2017

The museum is not very large, however it is packed with loads of information and the staff was wonderful. When we walked through the door we were greeted with genuine enthusiasm. The guide explained the history of the museum and gave great insight into not...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Teresa622
Reviewed 26 July 2017

I recently visited the Banneker-Douglas museum with my mother. We were looking for something to do together in Annapolis and had this recommended to us by TripAdvisor. The museum was very comprehensive given its size and free admission,and had many interesting artifacts and information about...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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