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Port Discovery will be open from 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM on Wednesday, October 5 for $5 Community Day. Purchase Tickets. 

Hours, Admission & Discounts 

Port Discovery Hours & Admission

Port Discovery's Hours of Operation


October Hours 

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 9:30 AM - 1 PM (Groups only) | 1 PM - 3 PM (Access & Inclusion Afternoons, pre-registration required) 
  • Wednesday: 9:30 AM - 3 PM
  • Thursday: 9:30 AM - 3 PM
  • Friday: 9:30 AM - 3 PM
  • Saturday: 10 AM - 5 PM
  • Sunday: 11 AM - 5 PM

Special Hours


Admission to Port Discovery 

General Admission to Port Discovery is $21.95/person for individuals one and up. Children under one and members enter for free. Admission to the Museum is by advance ticket/reservation only, and provides you with several hours of play, learning, and fun!  Advance Tickets can be purchased/Reservations can be made at  in advance of your visit. We're sorry, but on-site tickets are not available at this time. 

  • Ages 1 and up: $21.95 for ages 1 and up
  • Museum Members: Free
  • Children Under Age 1: Free
  • Advance online tickets/reservations are strongly suggested for all visitors, including members (members still enter for free). Advance reservations are required for groups. 
  • Groups of 10 children or more must reserve in advance. Groups without a reservation may be turned away at Box Office. Due to capacity restrictions, bulk general admission ticket purchases are not allowed.


Available Discount & Access Programs

  Learn more about the PlayMakers Access Program

Guest Amenities 

  • Outside snacks and drinks are allowed in the Museum but can be consumed only within The Pier (located on Level 1 of the Museum). When using tables in the Pier, please observe physical distancing, and use provided sanitizing wipes to clean tables before and after use. We do not offer a cafe or restaurant in the Museum, but vending machines are available and kid-friendly restaurants are nearby. 
  • The Museum features free lockers and a free area to hang coats/jackets on a first-come, first-served basis. Sanitizing wipes are provided, and guests are asked to wipe lockers and coat hooks down before and after use.  
  • Strollers are allowed in the Museum, but we ask that you please keep your stroller with you unless visiting Tot Trails or Wonders of Water


Museum Address & Parking

35 Market Place, Baltimore, MD 21202
Located in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor

Parking Garage: Please note that the address for the nearest parking garage, Harbor Park Garage, is 55 Market Place. Located directly next door to Port Discovery Children’s Museum at the corner of Lombard Street and Market Place.  The Harbor Park Garage offers discounted parking on most of the days the Museum is open. Please carefully read the information on our parking page as some dates are excluded.

Location & Parking Information

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