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


Summer Programs and Events

Summer Program and Events at Port Discovery

It's a hot one! We've got you covered. Step out of the heat and into the cool air conditioning this summer at Port Discovery. Check out the fun things we have going on that'll keep you cool and having fun!


July Programs and Events

July Programs and Events

Join Port Discovery in July for Keep It Cool Month as summertime is in full swing. Activities and events will center on how we can keep our bodies and emotions cool. Plus enjoy celebrations for 4th of July and National Ice Cream Day.

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$5 Community Day

$5 Community Day

Enjoy play, learning and family fun for just $5 per person during Port Discovery's $5 Community Day. The next $5 Community Day is on Wednesday, July 6th. 


4th of July Weekend Celebration

Special Activities for July 4th Weekend

This 4th of July weekend, visit Port Discovery for some special holiday themed activities. 


Celebrating National Ice Cream Day!

Celebrate National Ice Cream Day!

From July 16-17, we are celebrating National Ice Cream Day at the museum! Particpate in special ice cream themed activities and get FREE Ice Cream samples from Baltimore in a Box Ice Cream!



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! 


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. 


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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