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.
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