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Hours, Ticket Prices, Parking Information & Tips for Visiting Port Discovery Children's Museum in Baltimore

Port Discovery Remains Temporarily Closed 

We miss your smiles, sparkling eyes, laughter, and ah-ha moments - and although we'd like to be back playing and learning at the Museum soon, Port Discovery's physical location will remain tempoarily closed to the public until further notice.

While the Museum remains closed, we are offering  Virtual Learning for students and groups along with  At Home Play activities, programs, videos, and more!  Be sure to check out our fun, educational and unique virtual offerings!  

Find Hours, Prices, Parking & Tips for Visiting Port Discovery Children's Museum.

AT HOME PLAY ACTIVITIES & TIPS  VIRTUAL LEARNING FOR SCHOOLS, GROUPS & MORE

 

Virtual Learning for Students, Groups & Camps 

Virtual Learning with Port Discovery

Port Discovery offers fun and educational virtual learning and activities for camps, preschools, elementary schools, events, and more! 

VIRTUAL LEARNING WITH PORT DISCOVERY 

At-Home Play & Learning Activities 

Play At Home

Explore our library of activity ideas, tips, and virtual programs designed to help you with this adventure called parenting!

AT HOME PLAY ACTIVITIES & TIPS 

Calendar of Events 

Calendar of Events

Find upcoming in-person and virtual programs and special events happening at Port Discovery Children's Museum.

Upcoming Events & Programs 

Exhibits & Experiences 

Exhibits & Experiences

Port Discovery offers three floors of indoor exhibits, making for a day full of family fun each time you visit. 

Explore Exhibits & Experiences

Location & Parking 

Location & Paking

Port Discovery is conveniently located in Baltimore's Inner Harbor. Find Port Discovery's address and information about nearby and discounted parking. 

Port Discovery Address & Parking 

Guest Code of Conduct 

Guest Code of Conduct

Review rules and expectations of guests to help keep guests and staff safe, healthy, and having fun.

Guest Expectations & Code of Conduct 

Museum Map

Museum Map

See a digital version of our museum map, giving you an overview of where exhibits, restrooms, and other amenities are located.

MUSEUM MAP COMING SOON

Virtual Tour

Virtual Tour

Go on a virtual tour of Port Discovery and explore exhibits, Museum amenities, and more through a virtual tour.  

VIRTUAL TOUR COMING SOON! 

Accessibility & Sensory-Friendly Resources 

Accessibility & Sensory-Friendly Resources

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

Accessibility & Sensory-Friendly Resources

Nearby Hotels, Restaurants & Attractions

Nearby Hotels, Restaurants & Attractions

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

Nearby Hotels, Restaurants & Attractions

Access Programs 

Access Programs

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.

Access Programs 

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! 

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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