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Special Programming : Queens & Kings & Knights & Things

September 16, 2023

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Enjoy medieval themed programming presented by our education experts at Port Discovery! As part of this special program, our education experts will be offering a variety of activities that promote social and hands-on learning.


Programming this Saturday Includes…

King Arty and Queen Gwen: Tournament of Stories (11 PM – 12 PM) : King Arty and Queen Gwen are back to tell the grand tales of King Arthur and his two most trusted knights Sir Gawaine and Sir Lancelot! But which knights’ story is the best? Choose which story is your favorite by competing in the Great Tournament of Stories. Our two knights will prepare you for battle! Those who are victorious will be The Champion of Stories and an honorary knight of King Arthur’s Round Table. Do you have what it takes to be a knight?   

Storybook Castle Photos: Take your own memorable photo in front of our storybook castle backdrop. Check the schedule for when members of the royal court will be visiting this area. 

  • 12 PM – 12:30 PM : King & Queen Photos
  • 3 PM – 3:30 PM : Knight Photos 
  • 4 PM – 4:30 PM : King & Queen Photos 

Archery (12:30 PM – 4:30 PM) : How accurate can you be when you let the arrows fly? Test your skill and focus on our archery targets. 

Search for the Grail! (12 PM – 5 PM) : King Arty has been searching for the Grail for many years. Do you have the courage to join the quest and conquer the garden maze to find this hidden artifact? 

Castle Siege Catapults! (12 PM – 4:30 PM) : It is time to take the offensive. Load your catapult and send the rocks flying to attack the castle. 

Hippity Hoppity Jousting (12:30PM – 4:30 PM) : Grab a lance and hop your way over to this challenge of skill. Young knights in training can participate in Maryland’s state sport. See if you can hit the target as you bounce your way across the lists.  

Cardboard Armory (2 PM – 4:30 PM) : To defend the king and queen a knight must have the proper tools. Visit the Cardboard Armory to make your own sword or shield. 

Royal Cardboard Carriage Ride: Looking for a view of the kingdom? Take a ride on the royal cardboard carriage to take in the sights. 


Port Discovery Children’s Museum
35 Market Place
Baltimore, MD 21202 United States
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