Baltimore, Maryland: National Great Blacks In Wax Museum Team Field Report

National Great Blacks In Wax Museum

1601-03 E. North Ave., Baltimore, MD
I-95 south to I-895, then take the first exit (62) onto Moravia Rd West. Drive about a half-mile, then left at light onto Sinclair Lane. Drive about a mile, make a little jog to the left as you cross Edison Hwy, then drive another mile on Sinclair past Baltimore Cemetery. Left at the light onto Belair Rd. (U.S. 1), then make a quick, gentle right at the light onto E. North Ave. Museum is half-mile on the left-hand side, SW corner of E. North Ave. and N. Bond St.
Tu-Sa 9-5, Su 12-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $15.
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National Great Blacks in Wax Museum.

National Great Blacks In Wax Museum

Frederick Douglass and Sojourner Truth are here, but so are wax versions of America's black astronauts and the first African-American to shoot a polar bear. Report...

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Blacks in Wax Museum.

National Great Blacks In Wax Museum

Please don't leave here without going downstairs to the Lynching Exhibit. The guide will tell you a most interesting story of the family in the glass case!

[Jennifer Gilmore, 05/25/2013]
Great Blacks in Wax Museum proceeds with expansion

Five years after a struggle with financial difficulties, the Great Blacks in Wax Museum in Baltimore, MD, is back on top. The museum is undergoing an expansion, and will also serve as a community technology center, outfitted with computers....

[02/15/2003] Complete News Story

Great Blacks in Wax makeover for the "Mother Teresa of Baltimore"

The Great Blacks in Wax Museum, Baltimore, MD, unveiled an updated version of Bea Gaddy a famous local councilwoman and aid to the poor, on Wednesday. Also, known as the "Mother Teresa of Baltimore," a wax Bea Gaddy had been on display for many years, while the real one continued to age....

[02/22/2002] Complete News Story

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