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Port Discovery is currently open on Saturdays and Sundays. We are operating at less than 25% capacity and have made a variety of other updates to provide you with a safe, fun experience. Plan Your Visit and Purchase Tickets Today! 

Location & Parking 

Enjoy Convenient Parking & Kid-Friendly Fun in Baltimore's Inner Harbor

Port Discovery's Address & Parking Information 

Welcome back to the Port Discovery you know and love - with updates in place to keep you safe.  


Port Discovery is Located At 

35 Market Place, Baltimore, MD 21202
Located in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor (Just one turn off of President Street)
Parking Garage: Please note that the address for the nearest parking garage, Harbor Park Garage, is 55 Market Place. This parking garage is directly next door to the main entrances for the Museum. 

Parking for Port Discovery Children's Museum

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 below information. Please note, some dates may be excluded. 

Harbor Park Garage:  55 Market Place, Baltimore, MD 21202
Enjoy $10 Parking (more than a 60% discount!) 
when you prepay for parking at our partner garage, The Harbor Park Garage. Follow the directions below.  You MUST pre-purchase your parking using this method to receive the $10 Parking Rate. 

To purchase discounted prepaid parking: 

  1. Visit this prepaid parking link:
  2. Select the Saturday or Sunday date you plan to visit the Museum
  3. Select your arrival and departure time (must be between 9 AM - 5 PM to obtain Port Discovery rate) 


  • Parking discount availability subject to change without notice. 
  • Please remember that Harbor Park Garage is the only garage that offers discount parking for Port Discovery Children's Museum
  • We're sorry, but Port Discovery does not manage nor provide refunds for parking at the Harbor Park Garage.

Through the end of November 2020, if you do not purchase prepaid parking using the method above, you can still receive $10 parking via a parking validation ticket. Ask for a parking validation ticket when you enter/exit the Museum. 

Beginning December 2020 the Welcome Back discounted parking rate will end and the regular $15 discounted rate will be in effect. Special event rate of $10 will still apply for the Noontime New Year event on December 31st.

Bus, Van & Motorcoach Parking 

Port Discovery welcomes groups of all sizes! Please find information on unloading and parking buses, vans and motorcoaches near our facility below.

Locations for bus and van parking near our facility include:

  • Edison Parkfast 215 East Fayette Street Baltimore, MD 21202 410-244-0606
  • LAZ Parking 300 East Pratt Street Lot 144 Commerce Street Baltimore, MD 21202 410-659-4079
  • Pier V Surface Lot 721 Eastern Avenue Baltimore, MD 21202 443-909-7590 (Cannot accommodate school bus size vehicles)
  • Central Parking Systems –Camden Yards Lot C 351 West Camden Street Baltimore, MD 21201 410-347-9330

For more information about rates, availability, and hours of operation, please contact the suggested parking lots provided. Please adhere to the loading, unloading, and parking instructions to make your visit pleasant. Unattended, illegally stages/parked vehicles or unauthorized street loading may result in traffic citations up to $102.00.

Find information on Motorcoach/Large Vehicle Parking information via the Visit Baltimore website. Please note that all parking at this facility must be pre-purchased online. Blackout dates do apply.


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