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 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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Rated 5 by quakerlady2016

July 02, 2019


Colonial Market Fair 2nd weekend in June - don't miss it

I visited this event for the first time this year. I will go back every year and tell everyone I know. The staff were all in colonial dress and stayed in character. On site was a Cooper making wooden...

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