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

Online tickets are required for all visitors. Capacity is limited and tickets often sell out. Onsite and day-of tickets may be available but are not guaranteed. Mask wearing is optional. 


Spring Programs and Events

Spring Programs and Events at Port Discovery

Flowers are blooming, and it's beginning to warm up! Yet, somehow it's snowing and raining at the same time, AND there's still pollen in the air?! Sounds like a Baltimore spring! What better way to get out of the pollen than by playing at Port Discovery? Have a fun-filled, pollen and rain-free day with your family! Check out the special programs and events happening this Spring at Port Discovery.


May Programs and Events 

May Programs and Events

Join Port Discovery in May for “Once Upon a Book” with activities, events and programs inspired by all things books! Enjoy storytime programs, music times, $2 Community Day, and more! Plus, visit at the end of May for Eric Carle inspired activities that will accompany Very Eric Carle: A Very Hungry, Quiet, Lonely, Clumsy, Busy Exhibit at Port Discovery, starting May 21st.

May Programs & Events

$2 Community Day- Presented by Ports America

$2 Community Day

Enjoy play, learning and family fun for just $2 per person during Port Discovery's $2 Community Day on May 4th. 


Ticket to Discovery Book Club

Ticket to Discovery Book Club Play. Dream. Read. Discover.

Get free admission to Port Discovery this summer by participating in the new Ticket to Discovery Book Club, offered in partnership with Enoch Pratt Free Library.


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

Kids Play in the Very Eric Carle Exhibit

Dive into the pages of some of your favorite childhood books in the Very Eric Carle exhibit, which immerses visitors in activities inspired by five of Eric Carle’s classic books: The Very Hungry Caterpillar, The Very Quiet Cricket, The Very Lonely Firefly, The Very Clumsy Click Beetle and The Very Busy Spider. 


Tots on Board 

Tots on Board playful programs for infants, toddlers and preschoolers!

All aboard! Join us on an adventure of fun, playful, and educational programs for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers at Port Discovery!


Tips & Activity Ideas for Families 

Tips & Activity Ideas for Families

Being a parent is hard. We're here to make that easier. Enjoy helpful parenting inspiration, must-have kiddo hacks, how-to activities you can enjoy together, and more! 


Thank you to Homelight for their support of Port Discovery Children's Museum!  


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Programs and exhibits at Port Discovery are made possible in part by the Citizens of Baltimore County and by the Howard County Arts Council through a grant from Howard County Government.

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