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 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.

Operating Hours
Open Daily Year-round
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Closed Mondays in January & February
Closed Thanksgiving Day & Christmas Day
Special events may affect hours of operation

Events at the Visitor Center

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

Wayne Schaumburg

  • 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

  • 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.