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Banneker-Douglass Museum

84 Franklin St, Annapolis, MD 21401-2738
+1 410-974-2893
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Moving and interesting

We stumbled across this moving museum in our wanders around Annapolis and I am so happy we stopped... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
The more you know

The history of Africans in the Americas is fraught with tension. This self-guided museum is a... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2017
Saundra D
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84 Franklin St, Annapolis, MD 21401-2738
+1 410-974-2893
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Reviewed 4 June 2017

We stumbled across this moving museum in our wanders around Annapolis and I am so happy we stopped in. I have not been so moved by a museum and its collection in a long time. I especially loved the way the exhibits were aimed at...More

1  Thank BorneoMel
Reviewed 26 March 2017

The history of Africans in the Americas is fraught with tension. This self-guided museum is a primer on Black history in Maryland and should not be missed. I have traveled to DC often but this was my first trip to Annapolis (strange since I am...More

2  Thank Saundra D
Reviewed 19 September 2016

It took many years for Annapolis to recognize the achievements of its African-American citizens. The Banneker-Douglas Museum is the place to go if you want to learn about Annapolis' other history. And I don't mean slaves, although that it also a part of the museum's...More

3  Thank Steve C
Reviewed 6 September 2016

This exhibit is small but very educational. It covers a great deal of Black History in Maryland. It's amazing how many great people came from MD and made such a difference. You can do this in about an hour. The Gentleman up front are beyond...More

Thank ChuckLz14
Reviewed 29 June 2016

I took my parents here recently and we really enjoyed reading about local history. We spent a little over an hour walking through the museum and a very nice man was available to answer questions and share stories on our way out. I will definitely...More

Thank InThePassengerSeat
Reviewed 19 June 2016

The gentlemen attending this museum were wonderful! Full of facts and historical value. Beautiful building.

Thank mildeb53
Reviewed 9 June 2016

The museum staff was extremely friendly and knowledgeable. The current exhibits on lacrosse and jumpin' the broom were fun for both us and our child. The permanent exhibit on history from the last 400 years was engaging and well done. Recommend as a must visit!

Thank MattfromIowa
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Mr. Hyman provided a fine introduction to this museum jewel. From Kunta Kinte to Benjamin Banneker, Frederick Douglas, Harriet Tubman, Thurgood Marshall and Mayor Schmoke, Maryland has a central role in African American history fitting of its geographic location adjacent to the Mason Dixon line....More

Thank wil b
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Very friendly staff....Nice museum. Learned some things i didn't know. Nice artwork upstairs too! Everything is well kept and presented in a thoughtful way.

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 3 April 2016

I likes the small museum part that walks us through the history of African-Americans in Maryland. We went through in about 20 minutes.

Thank aqtweed
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