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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 Visitor Center now provides FREE WI-FI to guests. Just select "VCenter Guest Wifi" and follow the directions to log in.
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.
March – April 2017: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
May – June 2017: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Events at the Visitor Center
Saturday, April 29
Sponge painting – using small pieces of sponge to create spring flowers.
Saturday, May 8
Making a vase for Mother's Day using an orange juice container and tissue paper with glue.
Saturday, May 13
(Guest Artist) - Drawing geometric shapes and adding color using crayons.
Saturday, May 20
Create line design prints.
Saturday, May 27
Pencil drawings of favorite foods and adding cut construction paper.
Saturday, June 3
Create a collagraph using cloth with patterns.
Saturday, June 10
Self portrait using construction and glue.
Saturday, June 17
Cut paper collage making a summer scene.
Saturday, June 24
Collage from various materials.
Saturday, July 1
Independence Day FIREWORKS using dots of paint and forks.
Saturday, July 8
Making geometric shapes using marshmallows and straws.
Saturday, July 15
Make a puppet using a lunch bag and construction paper.
Saturday, July 22
Abstract paintings using patterns and textures to create various designs.
Saturday, July 29
Macaroni necklace - pasta and yarn.
Visitor Center Summer Thursday Lecture Series
- Thursday, MAY 4 at 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
The “BIG FOUR” and the Beginning of Philanthropy in Baltimore
- Thursday, June 22 at 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
19th Century Baltimore: A City of Immigrants
- Thursday, July 6 at 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Basic Baltimore 101: What Puts Charm in “Charm City”?
- Thursday, August 10 at 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
The Feminine Touch: Women in Baltimore History
Dr. Gary Vikan
- May 11 at 1:00 p.m. – The Walters Art Gallery: A Gilded Age Gem”
- June 1 at 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. – “Memoirs”
- July 27 at 1:00 p.m. – The Walters Art Gallery: A Gilded Age Gem”
- August 17 at 1:00 p.m. – “Memoirs”
Click here to RSVP to one or all of the lectures
Coming Soon - Dr. Wanda Q. Draper
Coming Soon - Dr. Joanne M. Martin
The Baltimore Visitor Center is also available for event space rental for meetings, receptions, weddings and more. Get information about rental options.