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Port Discovery Children's Museum

35 Market Place, Baltimore, MD 21202-4002
+1 410-727-8120
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Excellent activities

Great way to spend the day with younger ones. The kids were engaged with a lot of hands on... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Shamoon A
Windsor Mill, MD
via mobile
Other interesting things for kids if you're limited on time

This spot is ok if its not ideal to be outdoors or your time is limited in Baltimore. In my... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2017
Dallas, Texas
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Port Discovery Children’s Museum is ranked among the top 5 children’s museums in the United States! (Child Magazine)Port Discovery offers three floors of interactive, educational exhibits and ever-changing programs for children ages birth through 10. Toddle and crawl through Tot Trails. Get healthy and fit in Kick It Up!. Splish splash in Wonders of Water. Shop and pump gas at the Royal Farms Convenience Store and Fill’er Up Station. Cook and serve food in Tiny’s Diner or climb and slide through KidWorks, a 3-story urban treehouse.Port Discovery Children's Museum is pleased to partner with the Let’s Move! Museums and Gardens Initiative launched by First Lady Michelle Obama and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to fight childhood obesity. The national initiative helps children learn about healthy food choices and promotes physical activity through interactive exhibits and programs.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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Opens in 12 min
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 16:30
35 Market Place, Baltimore, MD 21202-4002
+1 410-727-8120
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great way to spend the day with younger ones. The kids were engaged with a lot of hands on activities. There is a lot of educational and physical activities. Parking is very walkable and validation is very much appreciated.

1  Thank Shamoon A
Reviewed 15 July 2017

This spot is ok if its not ideal to be outdoors or your time is limited in Baltimore. In my opinion, there are many other things to do with children that won't break the bank. Don't get me wrong, this place isn't bad; it just...More

Thank ChikaLadybug
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This museum knows their clientele. There's a network of tunnels, rope ladders and slides to change floors and go into exhibits! There are stairs and elevators too if you're not a child or child at heart. I think the museum is best for 7-12 year...More

Thank dena f
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Visited with our energetic 7 1/2 year old. The exhibits are varied and he loved them all but the favorite by far was the giant climbing structure in the center of the museum. It was a bit loud with all of the camp groups that...More

1  Thank Zosia B
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I went with five year old and two year old. They both had a great time, especially the 5 yr old. My grandson tried about everything and enjoyed it. I like that everything was hands on in nature. It was fairly crowded with school trips,...More

1  Thank akdave
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We have been to a few children's museums and this one did not impress us although that's not to say my kids didn't enjoy running around. Nothing was put back and everything seemed a bit worn. For the price, I expected more. Kids enjoyed the...More

Thank Jessicaaziz
Reviewed 1 July 2017

One of my kids' favorite museums for many years. My youngest is now 8 and doesn't find it as enjoyable, so I would suggest this museum for the 10 and under crowd. There is a great climbing apparatus called KidWorks that goes up to all...More

Thank a1015
Reviewed 1 July 2017

There is not much to say, but just how great this attraction is. They have a rotation of displays, I would say every four months. This place is very clean, when you take into account ho many little ones travel through here. Took the little...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 21 June 2017

As soon as you enter you are faced with a huge climbing apparatus that is age banded so you know where to have your children enter. Kids can stay on the first floor or climb all the way up to the third floor with lots...More

Thank slhFortSmith_AR
Reviewed 20 May 2017

It was Spring Break and we needed to keep our five year old grandson busy. Port Discovery is the perfect place for doing just that. Plus, they had the Thomas the Tank Engine hands on display, which our grandson loves. They had so many different...More

Thank Pamela H
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18 September 2016|
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Response from bridges c | Reviewed this property |
I think it's the Egyptian area.
Antwaun W
12 April 2016|
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Response from Prettigirl01 | Reviewed this property |
To be honest we didn't go through with the kids we sat in the small eating area while they ran around. From the looks of it seems to take about 2 hours but of course more with children because they never want to leave
13 August 2015|
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Response from Karentipp | Reviewed this property |
My 8 year old really enjoyed it !!!