Welcome to the Tubman Byway
Regular hours are Thursday-Saturday noon — 3pm. In these pandemic times, you may want to call ahead to be sure nothing has changed: At this small museum in downtown Cambridge — just a few miles Harriet Tubman where she grew up — learn of the strength, courage, and determination of this remarkable woman.
The museum building features a powerful Harriet Tubman moving mural of Harriet Tubman that has attracted attention from around the country.
Harriet Tubman Cam Show
Groups are welcome; please Harriet Tubman ahead. The museum can also organize tours of the area where Tubman lived and toiled. The museum is usually open Tuesday through Friday, pm, and Saturday, pm.
There is no admission fee but donations are welcome. After growing up on the Brodess Farm in Bucktown in Dorchester County, Tubman later escaped from slavery and returned 13 times to lead other enslaved people to freedom using the secret network of people Harriet Tubman sites known as the Underground Railroad.
She later served as a Civil War spy and nurse, Harriet Tubman suffragist, and a humanitarian.