Visit Port Discovery
Hours, Ticket Prices, Parking Information & Tips for Visiting Port Discovery Children's Museum in Baltimore!
Port Discovery is Open for Play!
Port Discovery is currently operating at a very limited capacity. Advance tickets/reservations are required, and tickets often sell out. Purchase/Reserve Your Tickets Today!
We’ve made a variety of updates to the Port Discovery experience to keep you safe. Please review the information below so that you know what to expect when you visit. Plus, find hours, purchase tickets, find location and parking information, and review other helpful resources for planning a visit to Port Discovery Children's Museum.
Advance Tickets Required
Advance Tickets are now required for everyone in your party, including members. On-site tickets are not available at this time.
Hours of Operation
Find out what days and hours Port Discovery will be open, plus find information on admission tickets.
What You'll Need to Know Before Your Visit
We've made a variety of updates to the Port Discovery experience to keep you safe. Review the top things you should know before visiting.
Location & Parking
Port Discovery is conveniently located in Baltimore's Inner Harbor. Find Port Discovery's address and information about nearby and discounted parking.
Calendar of Events
Find upcoming in-person and virtual programs and special events happening at Port Discovery Children's Museum.
Exhibits & Experiences
Port Discovery offers three floors of indoor exhibits, making for a day full of family fun each time you visit.
See a digital version of our museum map, giving you an overview of where exhibits, restrooms, and other amenities are located.
Go on a virtual tour of Port Discovery and explore exhibits, Museum amenities, and more through a virtual tour.
Learn about programs designed to ensure children have access to Port Discovery Children's Museum's programs, exhibits, and initiatives - both in the Museum and in the community we serve.
Accessibility & Sensory-Friendly Resources
Find information about wheelchair accessibility, sensory-friendly resources, sensory-friendly events, and more.
Port Discovery's COVID-19 Operating Plans & Information
We’ve made a variety of updates to the Port Discovery experience to keep you safe. Review information about our operating plans, health waivers, health screening questions, cleaning procedures and more.
Guest Code of Conduct
Review rules and expectations of guests to help keep guests and staff safe, healthy, and having fun.
Nearby Hotels, Restaurants & Attractions
Port Discovery is conveniently located in Baltimore's Inner Harbor, and is nearby many family-friendly hotels, restaurants, and attractions!
Virtual Learning for Students, Groups & Camps
Port Discovery offers fun and educational virtual learning and activities for camps, preschools, elementary schools, events, and more!
At-Home Play & Learning Activities
Explore our library of activity ideas, tips, and virtual programs designed to help you with this adventure called parenting!
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.
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. Programs and offerings have also been supported by the Baltimore Nonprofit Relief Fund.