Encompassing 142 acres, with various facilities and extensive nature trails, the primary focus of this site is cultural and natural history. The Historical Park & Museum is dedicated to the legacy of the Colonial farmer, clock-maker, mathematician, astronomer,and Federal Territory surveyor, Benjamin Banneker, known as the first African American man of science.

Benjamin Banneker Historical Park Trail Map Introduction Video

Trail Map

Trail Map One Mile Loop
Banneker Historical Park One-Mile Loop Trail

The Banneker Museum features a permanent exhibition on Benjamin Banneker’s life & works,a Community Gallery of changing exhibits, a gift shop and patio garden. The site also includes: a Colonial cabin,a historic Victorian farmhouse,and a pavilion. The Park & Museum offers diverse programming in history & culture, science, nature & the environment, visual and the performing