Then and Now
The National Great Blacks in Wax Museum is among the nations most dynamic cultural and educational institutions. Because it is a wax museum committed solely to the study and preservation of African American history, it is also among the most unique. Primarily, the presentation of life-sized, life-like wax figures highlighting historical and contemporary personalities of African ancestry defines its uniqueness.
Where We Were
This unique museum, the first one of wax in Baltimore, Maryland and the first wax museum of African American history in the nations, is the brainchild of Drs. Elmer and Joanne Martin. They established the museum in 1983 with several objectives in mind: To stimulate an interest in African American History by revealing the little-known often neglected facts of history.
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