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Become a Captain of the S.S. Friend Ship as you Explore The Port

Reach for the Clouds in Port Discovery’s New SkyClimber!

Climb Up, Up and Away in The SkyClimber!

Encourage children to dream – and test their courage – as you climb together and explore the four-story SkyClimber!

Here are a few unique activities and features you won’t want to miss!

1. Climb for the Clouds - Socks Required!

Port Discovery Chosen as Baltimore Sun Critics Pick Baltimore's Best Place to Take the Kids

A Kid's Port to Discovery: Healthy Habits

Children and families jumped, clapped, hooted and hollered with excitement at a recent assembly that took place at James McHenry Elementary/Middle School.

Port Discovery Sparks STEM Learning for Baltimore City Students with Thanks to The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation

It’s electric!

Student putting together circuit board

Nope, we’re not talking about the song…we’re talking about the spark happening among third, fourth and fifth grade students around Baltimore City as they learn about electricity, chemistry, the importance of careful observation– as well as many other STEM topics!

Incorporating Arts into Play at Home & On-the-Go

From enhancing motor, decision making, visual learning and language skills to social-emotional development (just to name a few!) it’s easy to see that the arts - music, theater and art - can have a profound impact on little learners.

3 Reasons to Expose Your Child to the Arts Early On

Dressing-up, putting on performances, creating music, painting…what do these things all have in common? These creative outlets all help children develop important social-emotional, physiological and cognitive skills according to the National Endowment for the Arts

Port Discovery launches new children’s theater series: Discovery Stage Series featuring Happenstance Theater's "Pinot & Augustine", Silly Goose & Val, & Story Tapestries with Arianna Ross

January 20th through March 31st, 2019 | Check event calendar for performance dates and times

Imaginations come to life in the Discovery Stage Series at Port Discovery Children’s Museum!

Port Discovery Celebrates Kick-Off of Construction on New Exhibits!

Port Discovery Children’s Museum officially kicked off construction on two new major exhibits – The Port Exhibit and a new four-story SkyClimber - on Friday, January 4, 2019 with a star-studded lineup of guest speakers and guests. 


5 Reasons Why Music is Important for Early Childhood Development

When children are exposed to music and musical play, from the earliest of ages, the impact is quite profound.

As they explore music through play, they make discoveries about themselves and the world around them, develop a larger vocabulary and important pre-reading and math skills, and strengthen their social and emotional skills, as well as their actual musical development and appreciation.

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