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Baltimore's Black American Museum

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I really enjoyed this black wax museum... If your in the area is definitely worth taking a trip... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
Newark, New Jersey
via mobile
Spent more time there than I thought I would

We had only a couple of hours before we had to be back to our hotel for an event. We ended up here... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2015
Annette M
Greer, South Carolina
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  • Average28%
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2 May 2017
27 Apr 2015
“A must see in the city of Baltimore”
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Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed this black wax museum... If your in the area is definitely worth taking a trip here..I would recommend giving yourself at least a hour as it has so much info to absorb.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank M5715MMcarolw
Reviewed 28 April 2015

A must see in the city of Baltimore. Lots of great forms of black history. From slavery, politics to fashion.

Date of experience: May 2014
Reviewed 27 April 2015

We had only a couple of hours before we had to be back to our hotel for an event. We ended up here and spent like 2 hours touring the museum. Great displays, learned so much while we were there. When you walk in downstairs...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Annette M
Reviewed 23 April 2015

So glad we went here. Someone has put a lot of money into making this a top notch museum. Everything is well done and we enjoyed learning about Black History in Maryland. I'm surprised it has not been reviewed on Trip Advisor as frequently as...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank JoAnn70820
Reviewed 24 October 2014

Loved the "Barbie" display along with the photos and Baltimore specific displays. It is worth seeing the opening video when you first arrive.

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank T R
Reviewed 28 July 2012 via mobile

This place needs to be updated very badly. It's sad because it sits in the middle of all black American section in downtown Baltimore. I wouldn't recommend this to anyone coming to the city for the first time it anytime.

1  Thank deepcreek32
Reviewed 21 July 2012

I thought there was a lot of information but definitely for older not kids

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