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Great Blacks in Wax Museum, Baltimore

Great Blacks in Wax Museum, Baltimore (must see)

The National Great Blacks in Wax Museum is a wax museum in Baltimore, Maryland featuring prominent African-American historical figures. It was established in 1983.

The National Great Blacks in Wax museum is Baltimore's first wax museum and the first wax museum of African American history in the nation. It is the brainchild of Dr's Elmer and Joanne Martin. The museum is currently located on 1601 East North Avenue in Baltimore, MD. The renovated firehouse, a Victorian Mansion, and two former apartment dwellings provide nearly 30,000 square feet (3,000 m2) of exhibit and office space. The National Great Blacks in Wax museum features over 100 wax figures and scenes, a full model slave ship exhibit which portrays the 400 year history of the Atlantic Slave Trade, an exhibit on the role of youth in making history, a Maryland room highlighting the contributions of outstanding Marylanders to African American history, a gift shop, and a mini auditorium for lectures, films, and dramatic presentations.

Operation hours: Tuesday – Saturday 9 am – 5 pm; Sunday 12 – 5 pm.
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Sight Name: Great Blacks in Wax Museum
Sight Location: Baltimore, USA
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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