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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. 

Location & Parking 

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

Port Discovery's Address & Parking Information 


Port Discovery is Located At 

35 Market Place, Baltimore, MD 21202
Located near Baltimore’s Inner Harbor - Port Discovery is located at the corner of President Street and Market Place,  Just one turn off of President Street and approximately two blocks from Pratt 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. 
For Bus/Motorcoach & Large Vehicle Parking: See or VisitBaltimore.orgPlease note, that advanced bus registrations are required!

Convenient & Next-Door Parking for Port Discovery Children's Museum

Harbor Park Garage | 55 Market Place, Baltimore, MD 21202

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. 

Enjoy $15 Parking when you prepay for parking at our partner garage, The Harbor Park Garage. Follow the directions below. 

Please note: The discounted pass purchased via the prepaid parking link will be valid for one hour before Port Discovery opens until one hour after Port Discovery closes for any of the Museum's regular operating days. The prepaid parking will be valid for 90 days before it expires. Some dates may be excluded from this discounted parking offer

Purchase Discounted Prepaid Parking


  • 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.​

Using Public Transportation to Get to Port Discovery

MTA - Metro Subway

The Shot Tower/Market Place Metro Subway Station is located within just a few steps of Port Discovery Children's Museum. When exiting the Shot Tower/Market Place Station, head towards Market Place. Port Discovery is the first building on your left. The MTA Metro runs from Owings Mills to JHU Station (

MTA Light Rail

The nearest Light Rail stop is Convention Center/Pratt Street, a good 15-20 minute walk to the museum across the Inner Harbor. You can also transfer from the light rail to the MTA Bus or FREE Charm City Circulator to Port Discovery Children’s Museum.


Port Discovery is located near Bus Stops at Lombard Street & Market Place and Baltimore Street & President Street.


Free Charm City Circulator

The Charm City Circulator is a FREE shuttle that runs four separate routes in Baltimore city, generally arriving every 15-30minutes at the designated stops on each route. The ORANGE and GREEN Routes both have stops near Port Discovery.

- Orange route, nearest stop- East Bound: Columbus Center on Pratt Street. West Bound: President Street/East Lombard.

- Green route, nearest stop- Market Place South Bound on East Baltimore Street or Market Place Northbound on President Street.

When planning your trip use the Charm City Circulator live shuttle tracker visit:

Free Harbor Connector- Baltimore Water Taxi

The Harbor Connector (HC) is an extension of the CCC and is the City’s free maritime transit service connecting 6 piers through four vessels. The nearest Pier Stop is PIER 5/ Harbor east on H3 route. From Pier 5/Harbor East you can walk along Baltimore’s Inner Harbor (about a 10-minute walk) to Market Place or ride the free Orange or Green Charm City circulator. When planning your trip use the Water Connector website:

Use the Maryland Transit Administration Trip Planner to find schedules and routes for your trip! 



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.  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 staged/parked vehicles or unauthorized street loading may result in traffic citations. Please note, advanced bus registrations are required!

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