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Museum on the Road

Museum on the Road brings Port Discovery right to your classroom!

  Virtual Learning with Port Discovery

Museum on the Road brings Port Discovery educators and programs right to your classroom! Take part in unique, hands-on art, music, STEM, and early literacy programs for Pre-Kindergarten through 5th grade students. We're currently offering live and pre-recorded virtual programs for children, students, and classrooms. Programs that come to your location are also available at a very limited capacity. Be sure to explore our virtual learning opportunities and schedule a program today! Contact Barb Henschel at 410.864.2683 or

Virtual Learning with Port Discovery!

Virtual Learning with Port Discovery

Port Discovery offers fun and educational virtual learning and activities for camps, preschools, elementary schools, events, and more! Explore art, science, animals and a variety of fun, unique activities and topics through live and pre-recorded offerings facilitated by our creative educators or yours! Explore the virtual programs and field trips from Port Discovery Children's Museum. 



Classroom Programs: Visual Arts

All About the Print

Grades: K-5th

Students discover a Finnish method of textile creation with block printing. They play a game that introduces Marimekko prints and learn a fantastical fairytale. Each student learns firsthand how to make a block print and ink it onto their own fabric as well as the class tapestry.

Art Program Session Length: 60 minutes | Group Size: 30 student maximum

Stained Glass Stories

Grades: K-5th

Go back to a time when stories were written in glass! Students explore how stained glass was used to tell stories to a largely illiterate population through a storytelling and a colorful game. Each student tells his or her own story by creating a stained glass inspired piece of art to take home.

Art Program Session Length: 60 minutes | Group Size: 30 student maximum

Classroom Programs: STEM

Owl Pellet Dissection

Grades: K-5th

In this EcoKids session, children learn about food chains and the importance of predators and prey in an ecosystem through an interactive story and games. Then, students will discover the diet of a barn owl by dissecting an owl pellet, studying and identifying animal bones.

STEM Program Session Length: 60 minutes | Group Size: 30 student maximum

The Perfect Slime

Grades: K-5th

Budding young engineers can don their lab coats and goggles while creating the perfect slime. Everyday, engineers experiment with different chemicals to design new products, or make existing ones better. In this session students work to perfect Port Discovery’s slime formula through creative experimentation.

STEM Program Session Length: 60 minutes | Group Size: 30 student maximum

Series Programs for Classrooms

Series programs expand upon student learning by bringing five classroom programs to your students. Each session builds on the last, giving students an in-depth experience!

Early Literacy & Social Emotional Programs

Mother Goose on the Loose

Perfect for Playgroups, PreK and Kindergarten!

This interactive educational program is designed to foster early literacy skills in young children. Children participate in a variety of nursery rhyme activities using songs, puppets, books and musical instruments to foster speech and language development, motor coordination, self-confidence, and sensitivity to others. To learn more about this award winning program, visit

Book a Program for Your Classroom! 

Contact us for more information about the experiences Port Discovery educators can bring right to your classroom! Contact Barb Henschel at 410.864.2683 or  Discounts are available when booking multiple programs and series. 

Scheduling Programs for Your Classroom


Programs delivered to your classroom are offered Monday through Friday from 9:30AM - 3:30PM. For availability on weekends, after school, or other hours, please contact us! 


Fees vary by program. Individual classroom sessions start at just $250. Discounts are available when booking multiple programs and sessions. 

Please note: Pricing is based on programs booked as individual sessions. Additional fees may be charged for programs scheduled on weekends, outside of regular operating hours, and/or located more than 30 miles from the museum. Pricing may vary when more than 20 individual sessions are booked by one organization/group. Discounts may also apply.

Port Discovery Children’s Museum student visits and programs are supported in part by the Maryland State Department of Education. Programs and exhibits at Port Discovery are made possible in part by the Citizens of Baltimore County and by the Howard County Arts Council through a grant from Howard County Government. Programs and offerings have also been supported by the Baltimore Nonprofit Relief Fund. 

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