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Indoor Play & Family Fun

Three floors of hands-on indoor play and learning that's fun for the whole family!

Indoor play and learning for kids of all ages! 

Temporarily Closed Due to COVID-19     AT HOME PLAY ACTIVITIES & TIPS 

Experience a day well spent with the whole family at Port Discovery Children's Museum!  Port Discovery features three floors of hands-on, interactive exhibits that encourage children to use their imaginations, ask questions, and explore how things work as they learn through play.

As you explore a fun day of indoor play for kids - and kids at heart - you'll be learning together and making memories that last a lifetime.

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At Home Play

Play At Home

Easy, fun, and imaginative activities you can do at home - Wahoo! We know that things are a little upside down in  your world at the moment - so we've put together some activities and projects that you can do together with your little ones - or that they can follow along with on their own! You'll find art activities, music and movement, theater, sensory play, early literacy and storytimes, science experiments and more. 

 

Play at Home 

Indoor Play for Children 

SkyClimber Exhibit

Climb for the sky in a four-story SkyClimber. Become the captian of a giant cargo ship in The Port. Pretend to be a chef in Tiny's Diner. A visit to Port Discovery equals a day of indoor play, learning and memory making that's fun for the whole family. As you explore three floors of children's play areas made for kids - and kids at heart - to touch, move, and play with, you'll also learn about your little learner and their interests. Check out the many indoor play areas desgined for kids of all ages, and you'll find a variety of experiences designed just for infants and toddlers, exhibits that will excite and entertain preschoolers, and experiences that older children will love. 

EXHIBITS & EXPERIENCES

Find Activities Your Kids Will Love! 

Children Playing in Tot Trails Sandbox

Looking for indoor play and learning for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and children up to age 10? Port Discovery has three floors of interactive exhibits to entertain - and educate! You'll find programs and exhibits geared to each age range! Check out our recommended exhibits and experiences by age.

Find Activities By Age

Hours, Tickets, Parking, Visitor Tips & More! 

Little Boy Smiling at end of Slide

Plan your visit to Port Discovery today! You'll find helpful information including hours, our address and location, parking information, admission prices, tips for visiting, information on upcoming family events and much more! 

Plan Your Visit to Port Discovery

 

Plan a Field Trip

Child Exploring Light and Science

Looking for a fun, educational field triip for your school group, camp group, or youth group? Port Discovery offers hands-on field trips everyone will enjoy. 

PLAN A FIELD TRIP

Plan a Birthday Party 

Girl Hanging in The Overlook Smiling

Celebrate your child's birthday at Port Discovery! Check out our affordable packages and unique party themes. 

PLAN A BIRTHDAY PARTY

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.

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