Banneker-Douglass Museum

84 Franklin St, Annapolis, MD 21401 Get Directions 
Phone: 410-216-6180

Anne Arundel

Central Maryland
Watercolor of the exterior of the Bannekar-Douglass Museum
Photo Credit: Banneker-Douglass Museum
Named for native Marylanders, Benjamin Banneker and Frederick Douglass, the museum is dedicated to preserving Maryland's African-American heritage and culture. It is also an official program in the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom. The museum is housed within the former Mount Moriah Methodist Episcopal Church, built in 1874. On Maryland's Frederick Douglass Driving Tour.
Tues-Sat, 10am-4pm.
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August 18, 2019
Paul L
This small museum has an outstanding array of African-American history from the early slave trade to contemporary issues and events. We hightly recommend the film dramatization about Frederick...
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July 2, 2019
Emily M
A fairly new museum, 1984, it records and honors Benjamin Banneker (born free in Maryland) and Frederick Douglass (born a slave in Maryland) and their contributions to our nation. Both opposed...
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May 29, 2019
The size & approach taken in this museum was perfect. Rather than overwhelming the visitor with too much information, they made history very meaningful. The little theater had short films on the life...