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Great Blacks in Wax Museum

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The realness of the figures, the essence of the past, and the symbolism that this museum provides for all Americans.

I wouldn't trade this experience for the world. This is my 5th visit to the museum and it's... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tracy D
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Small but powerful! Can be too traumatic for small kids. Shows you the bowels of a slave ship. Lots... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
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Wax museum that focuses on African-American culture and history.
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1601 E North Ave # 03, Baltimore, MD 21213-1409
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wouldn't trade this experience for the world. This is my 5th visit to the museum and it's different each time I go in!!

Thank Tracy D
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Small but powerful! Can be too traumatic for small kids. Shows you the bowels of a slave ship. Lots of details of relevant Blacks! Need Uber/Lyft to get to and from. Lots of details on lynchings. African American Museum in DC is white-washed so get...More

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Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

This is the first of its kind, a black wax Museum, when I read about this place, I had to see it for myself. And that I did I flew all the way from London England, This was an amazing Concept. And very deep the...More

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Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Me and my family (mom and sister) went to a presentation about Emmet Till. We had a great time. The presentation was interactive and made me really consider the state our country is in currently.

1  Thank Danielle S
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

We had been trying to get to this museum for a while and finally had some time. It can be a quick tour to a half day soaking up history through characters brought to life.

2  Thank greenescrubs
Reviewed April 11, 2018

I was impressed with the wide range of characters and information about the diversity of a nationality of people. From African, throughout the America's. Very interesting exhibit, I was happy to have had this experience. An excellent place to take young children to see and...More

2  Thank 961beverlyr
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

I heard about this amazing little museum on the podcast, This American Life, last summer and resolved that I had to see it. It was amazing and moving and horrifying all the while and I know I will be thinking about it for a long...More

2  Thank CindyFW
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Been there 3x over span of 20 years. Long and short, we need that museam, but not in the shape it's in right now. Please, get help! Smithsonian, city of Baltimore, anybody that cares - we cant keep what I saw two months ago open...More

2  Thank kbrown42018
Reviewed March 5, 2018

this had surprisingly strong material. am glad to have gone. the floor dealing with slave years was unflinching.

1  Thank solomonknibb
Reviewed February 14, 2018

Although the Great Blacks In Wax Museum appears small from the outside, its chock full of artifacts and exhibits that span from the African empires to the first Black POTUS, with all the astronauts, explorers, scientists, business persons, educators, entertainers, politicians, among other professions. Not...More

2  Thank James D
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Response from James D | Reviewed this property |
Google the Great Blacks in Wax Museum.
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Not sure what the question is. However some of those names are at the musuem
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They do! We didn't use them but others did,