Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum

Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum Photo
This 142-acre homestead of Benjamin honors the land and legacy of a Free African-American man who lived during the 1700s.


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300 Oella Ave
Catonsville, MD
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  • ADA Accessible
  • Educational Resources Available
  • Group-Friendly
  • On-site Motorcoach Parking
  • Student Group-Friendly
Rated 5 by Blackdoghill

February 22, 2022


Very educational!

Really enjoyed walking through the museum and the property. Had always heard of Mr. Banneker, but did realize what an important historical figure he truly is. Nice waalk around the gardens, with...

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Rated 3 by Fronda J

November 22, 2019

Fronda J

An unexpected treasure

Set in a lovely park in historic Oella,this small museum explores the life of black scientist/architect Benjamin Banneker. A period log cabin and lots of family-friendly activities make this a fine...

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Rated 5 by Ann T

September 04, 2019

Ann T

Benjamin Banneker Park & Museum

Spent an enjoyable visit with my grandson. It is situated in a lovely park that is well maintained just east of Ellicott City. It is staffed with excellent docents. The museum offers 2 introductory...

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