Your support can help send our history into the future!
The HCCAAC is a rich treasure trove that tells the incredible story of the African American experience in Howard County, Maryland through objects and other resources. Your support can help ensure that our stories will continue to be told. Show your support today.
Take a stroll through history!
Learn about the rich and proud African American history of Howard County, Maryland.
It's a real page turner!
Located at 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway in the Clark Library Building at Howard Community College, visitors can explore books, posters and other research materials that are sure to engage and inspire the visitor. We have 100's of resources that are available for schools, scholarly research and so much more.
Come join us for our community events. We have exciting and educational events for both young and the young at heart! Check out or events calendar.
At our museum you can explore a wide variety of treasured artifacts.
Explore timeless treasures.
Our mission is to Engage, Educate, Promote, and Transform.
The late Mrs. Wylene Burch, founder of the HCCAAC.
From vintage clothing to utilitarian objects, we have a vast collection treasured artifacts.
The HCCAAC is Howard County's best resource for learning about the contributions of its African American residents.
You can contact us any way that is convenient for you. We are available 24/7 via email. For information on pricing for or to schedule a group tour, please call us.