Baltimore is rich in history, culture and family fun, with a touch of hometown hospitality. With the Inner Harbor at its heart, its diverse neighborhoods are its soul.
The centerpiece of downtown Baltimore is the world-famous Inner Harbor. It is surrounded by fun-filled attractions and museums, a wide variety of restaurants, shopping and first-class hotels. In just a few city blocks, you can explore exotic jellyfish and sharks at the National Aquarium, discover dinosaurs at the Maryland Science Center, submerge yourself in the courageous journey of African Americans at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum, tour historic ships or wander through the pop culture icons of your past at Geppi's Entertainment Museum. Other attractions not to be missed are Oriole Park, Sports Legends at Camden Yards and the Port Discovery Children's Museum.
Baltimore also boasts an abundance of historic sites and museums including the Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, the Star-Spangled Banner Flag House, the National Great Blacks In Wax Museum, the Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park and the B&O Railroad Museum.
For art lovers, there's The Baltimore Museum of Art, The Walters Art Museum, the American Visionary Art Museum, and the Contemporary Museum. Feel like catching a show, check out CENTERSTAGE, the newly renovated Hippodrome, the Everyman Theatre or Toby's Dinner Theater.
For downtime with friends, enjoy a meal, go shopping or stroll through historic neighborhoods, such as Hampden, Mount Vernon, Federal Hill and Fell's Point. Plan your next adventure at www.baltimore.org. Expect the unexpected.
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