About Us

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Location: 300 Oella Ave., Oella, MD 21228

Museum Hours: 10am-4pm Tues-Sat

Park Hours: Sunrise to sunset

Contact: (410) 887-1081*, bannekermuseum@baltimorecountymd.gov

About the Museum and Park: The museum and park honor Benjamin Banneker-scientist, astronomer, mathematician, abolitionist, surveyor, farmer, publisher-on the site of his former farmstead. We offer a diverse array of educational exhibits, performance and environmental programs as well as trails, and horticultural demonstration areas.

The Friends of Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum is a 501(c)3 nonprofit volunteer organization organized to promote and develop the park and museum in cooperation with the Baltimore County Dept. of Recreation and Parks.

*Should you require special accommodations (i.e., language interpreter, large print, etc.) for a visit to our museum, please give as much notice as possible by calling the museum/park office at 410-887-1081 or the Therapeutic Office at 410-887-5370. For our friends who use a TDD, please dial 410-877-5319. The museum is wheelchair accessible, as is our picnic gazebo and the Bannekey/Treuth House.

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