Banneker-Douglass Museum

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Banneker-Douglass Museum


As the State of Maryland’s official museum of African American heritage, the Banneker-Douglass Museum serves to document, to interpret, and to promote African American history and culture (particularly in Maryland) through exhibitions, programs, and projects in order to improve the understanding and appreciating of America’s rich cultural diversity for all.

The museum includes the beautifully restored Mount Moriah A.M.E. Church. Experience a variety of changing exhibits, lectures, films, tours, performances, and educational programs.

Regular Hours:

Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Address: 84 Franklin St. Annapolis, MD 21401
Telephone: (410) 216-6180


Virtual Experiences:

The Banneker-Douglass Museum focuses on a community-based approach to building collections and exhibitions and in providing tours, public programs, and other services. Check out the Banneker-Douglass Museum YouTube page for highlights on some of their past exhibits.

Banneker-Douglass Museum’s Online Collections Database offers over 12,000 curated archival records, books, maps, photographs, and artwork.

Virtual Tour

Join Kat Spitzer from VisitAnnapolis as she stops by the Banneker-Douglass Museum – Maryland’s official museum of African American heritage.

Freedom Bound Exhibit (VIRTUAL) The powerful exhibit tells nine stories of resistance to bondage and servitude in the Chesapeake Region from the Colonial Period to the American Civil War (1728-1864). The Banneker-Douglass Museum invites visitors to consider what resistance and freedom look like in the present day.



African American Heritage, Virtual Experiences