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Harriet Tubman Museum and Educational Center

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Address: 424 Race St., Cambridge, MD
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+1 410-228-0401
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12:00 - 16:00
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Tue - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Sat 12:00 - 16:00

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A history lesson worth knowing

The museum is not overly large but gives a good overview of Tubman's life and experiences. There is a video that was played by the guide at the site. He was helpful in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Annapolis, Maryland
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Annapolis, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is not overly large but gives a good overview of Tubman's life and experiences. There is a video that was played by the guide at the site. He was helpful in answering questions and explaining details of Tubman's life as the head of the Underground Railroad. I thought the museum was set up very well and included a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Old school exhibition about Harriet TUBMAN and the underground railroad. I learned a lot ! One can see the building needs refurbishing and the museum works on a tight budget. Bit it informs on important albeit unknown American history.

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Kensington, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

This small but informative museum dedicated to educating both adults and children, and visitors of every race and background...many of whom know little about one of the strongest, most selfless and impressive people in American History--not just among African American woman. Far too many of us know much too little about one of the most fearless and courageous leaders in... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

The museum is pretty small but we liked it. The volunteer was very helpful and friendly. There are some decent videos and several display which were very informative. Not sure I would go far so see it but if you are in Cambridge it is well worthwhile. There was street parking right across the street.

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1 Thank JE01
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

The museum is in a store front on Race St. There is a free public parking lot just beyond the site. The museum is quite small but they have a nice display about Tubman's life along with a video that provides further information. There are also numerous books available to peruse if you have the time.

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Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

What a great museum. A bigger museum is almost complete. We had our kids and grand kids along and no matter the age everyone enjoyed it.They show a very interesting film too. Don't miss the new one when it is completed. I think it is going to be amazing.

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

First of all, I didn't know that Harriet Tubman was born in Cambridge. We stumbled upon this hidden jem of a history museum after an overnight stay in the lovely town of Cambridge and plan to visit again. The man who runs is this jolly retiree who knows so much about Ms. Tubman's history and has a number of resources.... More 

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MD
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

This is a small museum that can give you a good overview of Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad in Maryland. It is run by local volunteers, so you might get more insights from just reading the panels. A short stop, but one that will give you a good feel for the time and place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

This is a small museum, but the displays and the videos are as captivating and useful as one much larger. Most importantly, Director Donald Pinder of the Dorchester Harriet Tubman Organization was there to help educate visitors. The more we talked to him, the more we appreciated the depth of his knowledge and the passion he has for the history... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

This was a great day trip. We arrived at The Harriet Tubman Museum and Educational Center around 1:30pm on Saturday. It's a small center right in down town Cambridge. We looked at some of the items, had lunch, and then did the driving tour. I highly recommend. We took RT 16, first stop-The Stanley Institute-The Oldest Community owned one-room school... More 

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