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Experience a day well spent with the whole family at Port Discovery Children's Museum!

Helpful Information to Plan Your Visit to Port Discovery 

Find hours, admission information, location and parkng information, upcoming events, information about exhibits and more! 

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What You'll Experience

Reach for the sky in a four-story SkyClimber. Become the captain of a giant cargo ship in The Port. Adventure through three floors of hands-on exhibits and make memories that last a lifetime. Enjoy a day well spent with the whole family at Port Discovery Children's Museum! 

At Port Discovery, kids are encouraged to be…well…kids. They are the experts here – and what they’ll accomplish will fill them – and you – with wonder. As you watch with awe, be sure to get in on the fun and learning, too. Before you know it, you’ll all be making magical memories together and experiencing a day full of child and parenting wins! 

Hours, Admission & Discounts 

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Find information about when Port Discovery is open, admission and ticket prices, and available discounts to visit the Museum. 

Hours, Admission & Discounts

 

Location & Parking 

Join Port Discovery on Friday, June 14th for Grand Opening Celebrations!

Find Port Discovery's address and information about nearby and discounted parking.

Location & Parking

Calendar of Events

Girl Balancing Feather during Circus Science Day

Find upcoming programs and special eventrs happening at Port Discovery Children's Museum. 

Events Calendar

Special Events Happening this Winter 

Winter of Wonder

Check out specia events taking place this winter at Port Discovery, including $2 Family Fun Nights, Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebrations, Lunar New Year, Black History Month events and more. 


Special Events

Exhibits & Experiences

SkyClimber Exhibit

Port Discovery offers three floors of indoor exhibits, making for a day full of family fun each time you visit. Learn more about exhibits especially designed for infants, toddlers and school-aged children! 

Exhibits & Experiences

Accessibility & Sensory Friendly Resources 

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Find information about wheelchair accessibility, sensory-friendly resources, sensory friendly events and more. 

Accessibility & Sensory-Friendly Resources

Frequently Asked Questions

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Check out answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Port Discovery Children's Museum. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Code of Conduct

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Every visit to Port Discovery is loaded with family fun and magical memories when you follow these guidelines. 

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Plan a Field Trip

Child Exploring Light and Science

Looking for a fun, educational field triip for your school group, camp group, or youth group? Port Discovery offers hands-on field trips everyone will enjoy. 

Plan a Field Trip

Plan a Birthday Party 

Girl Hanging in The Overlook Smiling

Celebrate your child's birthday at Port Discovery! Check out our affordable packages and unique party themes. 

Plan a Birthday Party

Museum Map 

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Nearby Hotels, Restaurants, & Attractions

 

 

Children Serving Parents in Tiny's Diner

Port Discovery is conveniently located in Baltimore's Inner Harbor, and is nearby many family-friendly hotels, restaurants and attractions! 

Nearby Hotels, Restaurants, & Attractions

Photo & Video Policy

NOTICE: Museum staff occasionally take photos and videos at Port Discovery Children's Museum. Entrance to the premises of Port Discovery Children’s Museum constitutes your acknowledgement and agreement that you may be photographed, filmed, videotaped or otherwise recorded by Museum staff or contractors in connection with the activities taking place on the premises.  All recordings are the sole property of Port Discovery Children’s Museum.

Please read our full photo & video policy for visitors, members, participants in birthday parties, overnight adventures, field trips, group visits, and other Museum activities.

READ THE PHOTO & VIDEO POLICY

Port Discovery Children’s Museum student visits and programs are supported in part by the Maryland State Department of Education. 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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