Banneker-Douglass Museum

Watercolor of the exterior of the Bannekar-Douglass Museum Photo
Named for native Marylanders, Benjamin Banneker and Frederick Douglass, the museum is dedicated to preserving Maryland's African-American heritage and culture. On Maryland's Frederick Douglass Driving Tour. A National Park Service Network to Freedom site.


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84 Franklin St
Annapolis, MD
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  • ADA Accessible
Rated 5 by Jerome M

May 21, 2020

Jerome M

A Hidden Gem

This truly a hidden gem. The museum is small but educational. Our host was extremely knowledgeable about Banneker and Douglas. As we walked through the museum you could visualize things from that...

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Rated 4 by Robert S

November 07, 2019

Robert S

A nice place to take the kids on a rainy day.

The staff was immediately welcoming to my three kids and me. They commenced with giving us a brief history lesson about the bldg. and some of its unique past, little-known details. The upstairs is...

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Rated 5 by cjyap

October 11, 2019


Excellent Museum

This small museum does an excellent job of presenting African American history from the earliest slave trading days through the civil rights movement and to more contemporary events. There is an...

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