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Harriet Tubman Museum and Educational Center
Based on 24 traveler reviews
Great volunteer guide
Aug 09, 2014 by: Martha K from Barberton, Ohio, United States
Not a huge museum, but the volunteer on duty Saturday afternoon was very gracious, earnest and helpful. They have lots of literature and videos for kids and a terrific map and guide for the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway driving tour. It's now on our list of destinations for future trips.
Jul 06, 2014 by: travelguyPa from Pa
A nice museum, nestled into downtown Cambridge, has a fairly comprehensive history of Harriet Tubman. The video that was playing was a little too repetitive, with different historians saying the same thing over and over, but it is definitely worth a 30 minute drop-by when you are strolling through town.
Mar 26, 2014 by: Ed Y from Dover, Delaware
Harriet Tubman was the most famous "conductor" on the Underground Railroad, the name given to the process of moving escaped slaves northward during the nineteenth century. This museum is very small but quite interesting. The building located in downtown Cambridge, MD is a bit difficult to find but worth the search. In addition to the permanent walls of displays, a video is available upon request and well worth viewing.
Small but full of data
Oct 07, 2013 by: pky_pook from hpt
This place is easy to miss.......it is nestled in downtown Cambridge with a wide array of images, videos, artifacts, and "storytellers". During our visit, the array of ages, ethnicities were vast albeit the size of the crowd was low in numbers each person there seemed to be gleaning insight at different stations in this museum. There isn't a fee to view the artifcats but supported the space with a donation/purchase. To see firsthand all of the effort Ms. Tubman underwent time and time again, was remarkable. If in this region, I would advise you to go and take a younger person to enable them to SEE and understand more fully of the progression America has undertaken. If at all possible, pack a little extra time to watch the 20+min video(s).
Small and Local
Sep 21, 2013 by: Josie Mae R from Cambridge, Maryland
This is cute little museum tribute to Harriet Tubman. I really liked seeing the pictures of Harriet Tubman at different ages. However, it is so small that it is almost hard to call it a museum. It is a little more than a wall, but I loved the opportunity and effort. It is still a good place to stop if you are walking around in Cambridge or your way to someplace else.
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