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Baltimore's Black American Museum

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Address: 1765-69 Carswell St, Baltimore, MD 21218
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+1 410-243-9600

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Spent more time there than I thought I would

We had only a couple of hours before we had to be back to our hotel for an event. We ended up here and spent like 2 hours touring the museum. Great displays, learned so much... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 April 2015
Annette M
Williamston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2015

A must see in the city of Baltimore. Lots of great forms of black history. From slavery, politics to fashion.

Williamston, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2015

We had only a couple of hours before we had to be back to our hotel for an event. We ended up here and spent like 2 hours touring the museum. Great displays, learned so much while we were there. When you walk in downstairs it doesn't look like much, but the good stuff is on the 3rd floor. Would... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

So glad we went here. Someone has put a lot of money into making this a top notch museum. Everything is well done and we enjoyed learning about Black History in Maryland. I'm surprised it has not been reviewed on Trip Advisor as frequently as many other Baltimore destinations. This is definitely worth a visit!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

I am very interested in cultural history and found some of the display items most excellent. However the entire display was tainted with strong bias against white people .. it appeared to me as if black extremists were using this place to beat their drum. Yes I agree blacks were mistreated, but these guys even used false information to push... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2014

Loved the "Barbie" display along with the photos and Baltimore specific displays. It is worth seeing the opening video when you first arrive.

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North East, Maryland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2012 via mobile

This place needs to be updated very badly. It's sad because it sits in the middle of all black American section in downtown Baltimore. I wouldn't recommend this to anyone coming to the city for the first time it anytime.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2012

I thought there was a lot of information but definitely for older not kids

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