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Port Discovery
Children's Museum

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You’d be hard-pressed to find a more creative play place for babies, preschoolers, and children than Port Discovery Children’s Museum. Featuring loads of hands-on, indoor activities, Port Discovery, located in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, is the perfect place for families who love engaging in imaginative learning and play. From interactive art studios and musical exhibits to the museum’s famous four-story SkyClimber, Port Discovery is a must-do for any family spending time in Baltimore.

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Admissions And More Information

Admission pricing includes all-day entry to the museum, exhibits, and special activities. If you’re driving, Harbor Park Garage, located next door, offers $15 discounted parking for museum guests. If you’re planning to go out for a meal the day of your visit, head over to Phillips Seafood, where kids eat free if they’re wearing a Port Discovery wristband.


Saturdays 10AM – 3PM and
Sundays 11AM – 4PM


Adults and children age one and up $17.95
Free admission for museum members and children under age one


What It's Like

As one of the nation’s top children’s museums, Port Discovery offers 80,000 square feet and three floors of interactive exploration. Highlights include the challenging SkyClimber (best for ages five and up), an indoor sports court, and multiple role-playing exhibits including The Port, a giant pretend cargo ship. Splash around in the water activity room, enjoy theater performances, test your mind with innovative puzzles, and so much more.

Don't Miss

Check the museum’s calendar for pop-up exhibits, music workshops, and annual signature events like Noontime New Year and Spring Break Celebrations. Port Discovery is a popular place to host birthday parties, and youth groups and camps can plan overnight adventures, too.


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