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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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...
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May 22, 2019
With all of the history that Annapolis has, this is the ONLY place that really brings forward the culture and strength of the Africian-Americans, and their ancestors. With thousands of captives...
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February 23, 2019
The Banneker-Douglass Museum near downtown Annapolis is a gem to find. This nugget, though small and quaint, has numerous tidbits of Maryland history waiting to be absorbed. And the best part—the...