Baltimore Visitor Center

Get Maps, Buy Attraction Tickets & More

The Baltimore Visitor Center is a modern and welcoming, state-of-the-art space where Baltimore visitors and residents can obtain information about Baltimore. Highly trained and professional staff and volunteers provide one-on-one personalized visitor information services, reservations and ticketing services.

New displays house more than 200 brochures, visitor guides and maps, along with mobile device charging stations and glass display cases containing samples of works of art from city museums and galleries. LED touchscreens provide visitors with information about attractions, museums, restaurants and lodging, including wayfinding.

The Baltimore Visitor Center is Now a Contract Postal Unit

The Baltimore Visitor Center is open seven days a week March through December, and six days a week in January and February. The center offers shipping services, packaging products, stamps and more, and is located at 401 Light Street, Baltimore, Maryland, 21202 in the Baltimore Inner Harbor. The last pickup occurs at 4:45 p.m. Monday – Friday and at 3 p.m. on Saturday.

Operating Hours
January – February 2017: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Closed on Mondays)
March – April 2017: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
May – June 2017: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Events at the Visitor Center

Saturday, March 11
Tissue Paper Stained Glass using tissue paper and wax paper.

Saturday, March 25
Oriole Bird Day at the Visitor Center – making a paper plate fan with the mascot.

Saturday, April 15
Stick painting – using sticks to explore shapes, color and texture.

Saturday, April 29
Sponge painting – using small pieces of sponge to create spring flowers.

Visitor Center Summer Thursday Lecture Series

  • Thursday, MAY 4 at 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    Wayne Schaumburg – The “BIG FOUR” and the Beginning of Philanthropy in Baltimore
  • Thursday, June 22 at 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    Wayne Schaumburg - 19th Century Baltimore: A City of Immigrants
  • Thursday, July 6 at 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    Wayne Schaumburg – Basic Baltimore 101: What Puts Charm in “Charm City”?
  • Thursday, August 10 at 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    Wayne Schaumburg – The Feminine Touch: Women in Baltimore History

Click here to RSVP to one or all of the lectures


Coming Soon - Dr. Wanda Q. Draper
Coming Soon - Dr. Joanne M. Martin
Coming Soon - Dr. Gary Vikan


The Baltimore Visitor Center is also available for event space rental for meetings, receptions, weddings and more. Get information about rental options.