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Grand Opening Celebrations

Thank you for helping us welcome the S.S. Friend Ship and The SkyClimber!

People on Port Discovery's 1st Floor
On Friday, June 14th, Port Discovery Children's Museum welcomed back Museum Members and Guests during the official grand opening of two new major exhibits, The SkyClimber and The Port, and updated Museum amenities! 

Inside The Port, children became the captain of an imaginative adventure on the life-sized S.S. Friendship! While navigating the many duties and important positions in The Port, children are working together to move, stack and explore what’s inside of shipping containers!

Inside The SkyClimber, children tested their courage as they climbed together and reached the clouds. As they climb and reach new heights, they’ll build confidence and problem-solving skills while having fun with new friends along the way!

Plus, in addition to The Port and The SkyClimber, children were able to explore other favorite exhibits like Tiny's Diner, explore silk-screen printing in the Studio Workshop, get active in Kick it Up!, make a splash in Wonders of Water - and more!

Take a peek at some photos of all the fun below: 

Baltimore Mayor Jack Young at Opening Ceremony

Little Boy Smiling at end of Slide

Girl Hanging in The Overlook Smiling

Derek Playing in Chessie's Grotto with Child

Screenprinting in Art Studio

Little Girl with Cargo Stacked

This project has been financed (in part) with Federal funds from the National Maritime Heritage program, administered by the National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior. However, the contents and opinions contained herein do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Department of the Interior, nor does the mention of trade names or commercial products constitute endorsement or recommendation by the Department of the Interior.

This program received Federal financial assistance for preservation of historic maritime resources and for increasing public awareness and appreciation for the maritime heritage of the United States. Under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, the U.S. Department of the Interior prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability or age in its federally funded assisted programs. If you believe you have been discriminated again in any program, activity, or facility as described above, or if you desire further information, please write to: Office of Equal Opportunity National Park Service 1849 C Street, NW Washington, DC 20240

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