Baltimore's African American Museums
Baltimore is proud of its rich African American heritage, now memorialized in our many African American museums, monuments and attractions. Our African American museums provide a unique insight into the history of Baltimore, Maryland and the entire nation. Our museums include the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture and the National Great Blacks in Wax Museum which features over 100 African American visionaries and exhibits. America's first wax museum explores Black History and culture from African heritage and slavery, through freedom and civil rights movements, to today's inspiring leaders and role models.
For those of you looking to gain some insight from an historical perspective, the Great Blacks in Wax Museum is the place to be. America's first wax museum featuring Black History and culture, the museum features over 100 life-size wax figures.
Baltimore Art, Culture and Historic Attractions
Baltimore's art museums, cultural centers and historic attractions have much to teach visitors that come to explore the rich history of our city. With a slew of museums located in and around Baltimore and the Inner Harbor, there is sure to be something of interest for each and every person in your group. Be sure to also visit our contemporary museums, diverse architecture and multicultural attractions.
If you’re an art lover, be sure to stop at either the Baltimore Museum of Art, Maryland's largest art museum; the American Visionary Art Museum, which displays original works of art created by self-taught artists; or the Walters Art Museum, which proudly boasts 55 centuries of art from around the world.
Mount Washington's Baltimore Clayworks or take the kids to Port Discovery Children's Museum.
Planning a Visit to Baltimore Museums?
Our extensive list of Baltimore museums notes the abundant offerings in the city. Don't miss out on an opportunity to check out one, two or even all of them!
Plan your trip!
- Woman of Two Worlds: Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte and Her Quest for an Imperial Legacy June 9, 2013 - June 9, 2014 | All Day
- A Very Visionary Star-Spangled Sidewalk July 1, 2013 - September 1, 2014 | All Day
- Passages through the Fire: Jews and the Civil War October 13, 2013 - February 28, 2014 | 8:00am - 5:00pm
- Family Fun Night - 2nd Thursday of each Month! January 10, 2013 - December 12, 2013 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm
- Divided Voices: Maryland in the Civil War April 16, 2011 - December 31, 2015 | All Day