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The Very Eric Carle exhibit will open on Friday, May 27 

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Visitor Tips: Very Eric Carle: A Very Hungry, Quiet, Lonely, Clumsy, Busy Exhibit

Planning to visit Port Discovery Children’s Museum to explore Very Eric Carle: A Very Hungry, Quiet, Lonely, Clumsy, Busy Exhibit

Through hands-on and immersive experiences, you will enter the colorful and distinctive landscapes imagined by Eric Carle. 

8 Amazing Asian American and Pacific Islanders We Should All Know About

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, during which we celebrate, learn and teach about Asian American and Pacific Islander cultures, languages and people. We have compiled a list of eight trailblazing, innovative and fierce Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders for this AAPI month.

Port Discovery Children’s Museum and Enoch Pratt Free Library Launch Ticket to Discovery Book Club

Community organizations team up to encourage reading, play and discovery during the summer months. 

Ticket to Discovery Book Club

May Events and Programs at Port Discovery

Join Port Discovery in May for “Once Upon a Book” with activities, events and programs inspired by all things books! Tot Tales: Story time for Toddlers will feature books from the American Library Association’s “Notable Children’s Books” lists. Watch short, interactive puppet cooking shows combining abbreviated versions of famous children’s books, real food facts and pretend food props right in Tiny’s Diner!

April Programs and Events at Port Discovery Children's Museum

April at Port Discovery is Nature Month, featuring nature-focused educational content, Spring Break and Play it Forward. Join us for “Week for the Young Child” for a few activities geared just for little ones. Learn about nature through Robinson Nature Center programs, Wildlife Adventures, a Bird Talent Show from Port Discovery’s own Performing Arts Specialist, and more! See special performances during spring break, like Eric Energy’s magic show and the award winning Silly Goose and Val puppet show.

10 Kids’ Museums in and Around Maryland

Looking for some fun things to do with your kids in Maryland? We’ve compiled a list of 10 kids’ museums in and around Maryland, starting with yours truly!

Children’s museums are valuable for children. Exhibits are designed specifically for age-appropriate immersive experiences that allow your child to experiment, make mistakes, learn and play! Most children’s museums also create special activities, events and programs to make the learning even more fun and interactive.

Port Discovery Hosted Wellness Saturdays Throughout the Month of February 2022

Thank you, CareFirst!

Port Discovery is ever grateful to CareFirst for their generous support of the Museum’s Wellness Saturdays that took place in February 2022. For four consecutive Saturdays, Port Discovery hosted a suite of health, wellness, and family fun activities throughout the museum, including all-day free COVID-19 vaccine clinics, dance and movement programming, and pediatrician Q&A. 

8 Amazing Women We Should All Know About

Happy Women’s History Month! This month is about celebrating the achievements and acknowledging the hardships of women throughout history. To do that, we have compiled a list of eight inspiring, revolutionary and amazing women to learn about.

Bessie Coleman

Bessie Coleman was the first Black American and Indigenous American female pilot. Known for her nerves of steel, Coleman was nicknamed “Brave Bessie” and “Queen Bessie.”

6 Amazing Black Americans We Should All Know About

February is Black History Month, a time to focus on celebrating, learning about and understanding Black History. From pioneers to writers to activists, this list is a great starting point of Black Americans to learn about this Black History Month.

Tips For Visiting Port Discovery With Children Ages 7 to 10

Visiting Port Discovery can be tons of fun for kids – and kids at heart – of all ages! Here are some of the exhibits and experiences that we highly recommend for learners ages 7 to 10, plus some tips for getting the most out of a visit to the Museum!



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