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Great Blacks in Wax Museum
Based on 45 traveler reviews
Good history lesson
Jul 22, 2014 by: Lynne S from Washington DC, District of Columbia
This is a museum that tries hard. Good history representation thoughtfully out together. But the museum has lots of wear and tear. It could use a big big donation. Much of it though can be fixed just by replacing signs from using an everyday computer and paper. The outside looks like an abandoned building. Don't let the aesthetics keep you away. Still worth a visit.
Jul 03, 2014 by: EFAM6 from New Haven, Michigan
This was a good experience, however, a lot of artifacts were worn. This is a small museum and somewhat confusing as where to go from exhibit to exhibit. It is definitely worth the visit because of the richness of its history; however, the building and location is not in the best of areas. As my wife and I left the building, one guy tried to sell my wife some drugs, so be careful and be on lookout.
This is a must See
May 28, 2014 by: LaWanF from Washington DC, District of Columbia
I visit atleast once a year!! This place is of the beaten path in Baltimore but is well worth it. The stories told through the various exhibits are priceless. From the beginning of time until present day!!!
Mar 03, 2014 by: Clife11 from DORCHESTER
This museum is amazing! The figures are very accurate & some even feel somewhat alive. Though the museum is in need of extreme renovations, that does not take away from the power it has. The exhibits are well put together & the museum as a whole is very informative. This was my third trip to Baltimore and my third trip to the museum. I enjoy it a little more each time I go.
Come, You Won't Be Disappointed!!!
Feb 23, 2014 by: NJM0Mof1 from Central NJ
Let me adequately set the scene…the neighborhood is not desirable, when you first enter the building it is dingy – now move past this and experience what this place has to offer. Walk through those double doors and be prepared to absorb, learn and be filled with mixed emotions. I took my kid and agree that this place is not recommended for anyone younger than 10; possibly even 12 years of age as it depicts history without any soft touches or gloss overs. You start with the slave ship and progress through the hardships, challenges and successes of what African descendants had to endure and live through in order to become today’s Americans. All I can say is thank you for creating such a special place and I look forward to coming back.
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