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Baltimore’s African American history and heritage runs deep, as home to trailblazers such as Thurgood Marshall, Frederick Douglass, Billie Holiday and, at one point, Oprah Winfrey (she still loves our crab cakes!). We embrace our past and celebrate it, in the hopes of inspiring the next generation.

With the Legends and Legacies Heritage Pass you can explore cultural institutions and landmarks like the National Great Blacks In Wax Museum, the Frederick Douglass-Issac Myers Maritime Park Museum, the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture and so much more to learn all about the history of influential authors, musicians and leaders – at a discount! Plus, get exclusive offers at some of our African American-owned businesses. See and do it all with one easy pass that the whole family will enjoy!

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Featured Attractions

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Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park Museum

An African American heritage site, this waterfront museum and park recounts the history of Frederick
Douglass, Isaac Myers and the first black-owned shipyard in the United States with hands-on activities
and boat building demonstrations.

What's Included

  • $1 Off Any Admission
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The National Great Blacks In Wax Museum

America’s first wax museum of African American history and culture, features more than 150 life-size
and lifelike wax figures that guide visitors through the African American experience from slavery to the
civil rights movement and to modern day.

What's Included

  • $2 Off Admission
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Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture

The Reginald F. Lewis Museum is Maryland’s largest museum dedicated to the state’s African American experience. A Smithsonian affiliate, the museum engages visitors through its permanent and special exhibitions featuring 400 years of history, as well as community events and family programming.

What's Included

  • $1 Off Admission

Other Included Attractions

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Arena Players Incorporated

Arena Players Incorporated is the oldest continually performing and historically African-American community theater in Baltimore. The theater runs several productions throughout the year as well as jazz and comedy shows, which take place every other month.

What's Included

  • $3.00 Off Adult Playing Ticket
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Avenue Bakery

The bakery was opened in 2011 along historic Pennsylvania Avenue by James "Jim" Hamlin to help restore the neighborhood’s African American legacy. Murals outside the bakery and signage inside help tell that story, and the bakery’s signature "Poppay's Rolls" as well as a delicious selection of breads, cakes, pies and pastries can’t be missed.

What's Included

  • 2 Small Pies Free With Purchase Of Famous Sweet Potato Pie
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Drama MaMa Bookshop

Owner Alisa Brock creates custom laser cut journals and notebooks with colorful cardstock and wooden
covers—including the Charm City collection with classic Baltimore rowhome depictions. Learn how to
create your own journal with wine and bind workshops guiding students through techniques stemming
from Egypt and Ethiopia.

What's Included

  • 10% Off Any Experience + 10% Off Any Journal From Our Charm City Collection
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Fishnet Baltimore

When you’re in the mood for great seafood you don’t have far to go. Located in Baltimore, MD, Fishnet is a great choice for fresh fish sandwiches, entrees and sides all prepared with fresh, local and responsibly raised ingredients. Visit us and you'll see why foodies throughout Maryland and the D.C. area agree that Fishnet is by far one of the area’s best casual seafood dining experiences.

What's Included

  • Second Side Free With Any Sandwich
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Ida B's Table

Chef David Thomas, winner of Food Network’s Chopped, opened Ida B’s Table, a modern soul food restaurant, in homage to legendary journalist and civil rights activist Ida B. Wells. Located in a landmark building, the historic CJ Youse Candy Box Factory, the building’s mixture of classic 19th-century design and modern comfort reflects the historical era and contemporary impact of the restaurant’s namesake, Ida Bell Wells-Barnett.

What's Included

  • $2 Off Lunch Entree or $5 Off Dinner Entree
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Keystone Korner Jazz Restaurant

Travel back to the Golden Days of straightahead jazz. Inspired by NEA Jazz Master
and owner Todd Barkan's legendary West Coast club from the 70s and 80s, Keystone
Korner features swinging live music seven days a week and retro Americana menu
created by Michelin-starred chef and co-owner Robert Wiedmaier. World class music
and great food in perfect harmony.

What's Included

  • BOGO Tickets
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Knits, Soy & Metal Candle Co

Owner Letta Moore creates hand-poured soy candles with high quality and locally sourced ingredients. Try your hand at pouring your own scented soy candle at a workshop, where you’ll get to try every step in the candle-making process—from selecting your own custom fragrance to mixing the wax.

What's Included

  • 10% Off First Purchase
  • 15% Off Pre-made KSM Candles During Your Workshop
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Natasha’s Just Brittle

Owner Natasha Wainwright, a Baltimore native, has been cooking up delicious treats since she was 12 years old. Now she offers handmade brittle, popcorn and chocolate confections at her store Natasha’s Just Brittle. On Fridays and Saturdays she holds public classes teaching children how to make brittle and decorate cakes, and for adults she offers brittle and wine tasting workshops.

What's Included

  • 15% Off Brittle Bark & Wine Experience
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Next Phaze Cafe

In the heart of downtown Baltimore, nestled within the midst of concrete and city streets is Next Phaze Café, where we put the soul in soulful. From the best crab cakes the city offers, to catfish, collard greens, macaroni & cheese, & so much more…you’re sure to be back. If the food alone doesn't pull you, when the night time calls, and you’re in search of where to spend it...Next Phaze Café is your place for fantastic food, great drinks, and live entertainment from Thursday to Friday night. Peep Baltimore’s longest-running Open Mic, Acoustic Thursdays, and the ever-popular, Soulful Fridays.

What's Included

  • $2 Off Purchase of $10 or More
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Port Discovery Children's Museum

Experience moments of wonder at one of the nation's top Children's Museums. Make it a day to remember as you climb together and reach for the clouds on a new four-story SkyClimber. Set sail together on a life-sized cargo ship and try your hand at jobs like captain, engineer, and more. Play chef, become an artist, put on a play in our theater, and explore three floors of fun, interactive exhibits and activities. Make magical memories that will last a lifetime. Visit today!

What's Included

  • $2 Off Individual Admission
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The Urban Oyster

Owner and chef Jasmine Norton established the first female and black-owned oyster bar in Maryland, specializing in char-grilled, cheese-topped oysters and zesty oyster tacos—as well as non-seafood classics like burgers and grilled cheese sandwiches.

What's Included

  • $3 Off Your Check
  • 10% Off Your Second Drink