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Resource Center

Visit the Resource Center located on the fourth floor of the museum; the Resource Center has a reference collection with a focus on African American history and culture.  Collections include the Maryland Wall featuring titles on the Maryland African American experience, children’s books, art history of the African Diaspora and the Mary Carter Smith Folklore Collection. The Center has public access computers, an exhibit case display and an oral history recording studio.

Volunteer Program

Volunteers provide significant support to the museum by assisting with events, programs, and other activities that serve the public. Reginald F. Lewis Museum volunteers have the unique opportunity to enlighten and inspire the public through the many stories and accomplishments of Maryland African-Americans.


We are currently accepting applications for the following volunteer positions:

Resources for Students


This program is in partnership with the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) and the Maryland State Education Association (MSEA).


Permanent Exhibitions

The Reginald F. Lewis Museum's permanent exhibition introduces Maryland’s African American heritage via three galleries.

Buy Tickets

Buy Tickets
Tickets can be purchased online, on site or by calling the Visitor Service Desk, 443-263-1875. ($1 per ticket service charge for phone purchases)
Select a link below to order tickets online.



The Reginald F. Lewis Museum offers education programs that encourage students, educators and families to celebrate and think critically about African American history and culture in Maryland. The museum’s collection explores the African American experience and tells the universal story of the struggle for liberty, equality and self-determination.


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