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3 Reasons Why Getting to Port Discovery Children's Museum is Easy-Peasy!

Convenient location? Check! Plentiful parking? Check! Discount on parking? Check!

Benefits of Guided Play

“Play is the work of childhood” - Jean Piaget
The SkyClimber and The Port - NEW at Port Discovery!

The S.S. Friend Ship Has Docked at Port Discovery

“It’s everything I dreamed of when I was a kid,” exclaims a mom when she and her two sons enter the re-imagined Port Discovery Children’s Museum.

On Friday, June 14th, Port Discovery Children's Museum welcomed back Museum Members and Guests during its official Grand Re-Opening with two new major exhibits, the SkyClimber and The Port, as well as updated guest amenities! 

Inside Look: Updated & New Museum Amenities

We heard your suggestions and needs loud and clear, Fans of Play! 

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! 

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 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

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