Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum

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 703BillB703

January 07, 2023


Benjamin Banneker, mathematician, astronomer, surveyor...

Baltimore County has nicely preserved the Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum between Catonsville and Ellicott City on Oella Avenue, just at the edge of the Oella Historical District. In...

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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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