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The Howard County Center of African American Culture (HCCAAC).

Where history comes to life!

Dive into Howard County's rich past.

Help us to continue telling our story.

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.

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Spend the day with us.

Take a stroll through history!

Learn about the rich and proud African American history of Howard County, Maryland.

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Visit the HCCAAC Research Library.

It's a real page turner!

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.

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Adult admission


Child admission


group admission


contact information

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.