Visit Port Discovery
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.
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!
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.
Location & Parking
Port Discovery is conveniently located in Baltimore's Inner Harbor. Find Port Discovery's address and information about nearby and discounted parking.
Guest Code of Conduct
Review rules and expectations of guests to help keep guests and staff safe, healthy, and having fun.
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
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
Find information about wheelchair accessibility, sensory-friendly resources, sensory-friendly events, and more.
Nearby Hotels, Restaurants & Attractions
Port Discovery is conveniently located in Baltimore's Inner Harbor, and is nearby many family-friendly hotels, restaurants, and attractions!
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.
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.
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.