Maryland Museums Preserving African-American History & Culture

maryland-museums-preserving-african-american-history-cultureYesterday, I shared a post from CBS DC. The article is a discussion on African-American Museums in Maryland you can visit while you wait for the crowds to shorten at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History & Culture. The article said there are over a dozen African-American museums in the state. The article doesn’t list all the museums. I was curious so I did some research. Here’s a list of the locations I found:

1 – Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center, North Brentwood, MD (Prince George’s County)

2 – Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture, Baltimore, MD (Baltimore City)

3 – Oakley Cabin African American Museum and Park, Olney, MD (Montgomery County)

4 – Howard County Center of African American Culture, Columbia, MD (Howard County)

5 – National Great Blacks in Wax Museum, Baltimore, MD (Baltimore City)

6 – African American Heritage House, La Plata, MD (Charles County)

7 – Banneker-Douglass Museum, Annapolis, MD (Anne Arundel County)

8 – African Art Museum of Maryland,  Fulton, MD (Howard County)

9 – Harriet Tubman Museum and Educational Center, Cambridge, MD (Dorchester County)

10 – Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center, Cambridge, MD (Caroline and Dorchester Counties)

11 – Doleman Black Heritage Museum, Hagerstown, MD (Washington County)

12 – The Button Farm Living History Center, Germantown, MD (Montgomery County)

13 – Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park, Baltimore, MD (Baltimore City)

14 – Josiah Henson Park, North Bethesda, MD (Montgomery County)

15 – Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture

My travel bucket list just keeps growing. Thank you for reading Maryland Travel Stories!

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