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Port Discovery Children's Museum

35 Market Place, Baltimore, MD 21202-4002
+1 410-727-8120
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Bring the kids

A great outing with kids under 12. Interesting and educational. Handy eats nearby. Parking can... read more

Reviewed yesterday
jgieske
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Easton, Maryland
We Love This Place!

We visited Baltimore just so that we could come back to the museum. We were here 5 years ago when... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jeaketa M
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Richmond, Virginia
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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 hosts educational programs, special events, and special exhibits, including the upcoming Nickelodeon's Dora & Diego - Let's Explore! exhibit, coming to the Museum September 16thm 2017 through February 19, 2018.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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35 Market Place, Baltimore, MD 21202-4002
Downtown
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+1 410-727-8120
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Reviewed yesterday

A great outing with kids under 12. Interesting and educational. Handy eats nearby. Parking can be an issue.

Thank jgieske
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Baltimore just so that we could come back to the museum. We were here 5 years ago when our daughter was 2 and now we have a 3 year old. We wanted him to experience it as well. The museum did not disappoint....More

Thank Jeaketa M
PortDiscovery, Guest Relations Manager at Port Discovery Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, Jeaketa - Thank you so much for your kind feedback, and for making a special trip to Baltimore to visit Port Discovery! We love that you brought your family back to enjoy and rediscover the Museum, and that everyone had such a happy visit....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Would be 5 stars if it was admission was not so expensive. We enjoy coming here especially in the winter time. The indoor playground/treehouse is guaranteed to exhaust the kids. I'd recommend mostly for kids 10 and under. They do have everything here from imaginary...More

Thank Jessica D
PortDiscovery, Guest Relations Manager at Port Discovery Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time to share your feedback! We appreciate you visiting us and spending your time and hard-earned money with us. We do try to keep our admission prices as low and competitive as possible. As a non-profit, your admission prices are not...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was there about 8 years ago and just went back this week. The museum it showing a lot of were & tear. The exhibits are old & in need of an upgrade, At 16.00 per person, it is not by any means a bargain.More

Thank Richard F
PortDiscovery, Guest Relations Manager at Port Discovery Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time to share your feedback! We appreciate you visiting us and spending your time and hard-earned money with us. We know you have many options of places to take your children and appreciate that you brought your family to our Museum....More

Reviewed 23 July 2017 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
PortDiscovery, Guest Relations Manager at Port Discovery Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for sharing your feedback! So glad to hear you had a great visit and enjoyed the hands-on, educational activities at the Museum!

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
PortDiscovery, Guest Relations Manager at Port Discovery Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time to share your feedback! We appreciate you visiting us and spending your time and hard-earned money with us! We know you have many options of places to take your children and appreciate that you brought your family to our Museum....More

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
PortDiscovery, Guest Relations Manager at Port Discovery Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your feedback! We're so glad you had a great visit and enjoyed KidWorks and our hands-on, educational exhibits! Thanks for sharing those great tips for visitors! We do hope to expand food offerings in the future, but guests are absolutely...More

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
PortDiscovery, Guest Relations Manager at Port Discovery Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your feedback! Glad you had a great visit. KidWorks certainly is a popular exhibit! :) Quick tip for future visits: We reserve Mondays in July and August as a day where Summer Camps take a break from all of the...More

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
PortDiscovery, Guest Relations Manager at Port Discovery Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your great feedback! We're glad to hear you had a great visit, and that your grandchildren enjoyed their visit and enjoyed playing, getting hands-on and pretending! We hope to see you again soon!

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
PortDiscovery, Guest Relations Manager at Port Discovery Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time to share your feedback! We appreciate you visiting us and spending your time and hard-earned money with us! We’re sorry to hear you were not impressed with your visit. We’d love to hear about other children’s museums you’ve been to...More

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Niecyangel703
18 September 2016|
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Response from bridges c | Reviewed this property |
I think it's the Egyptian area.
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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
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Queensgirl55
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Response from Karentipp | Reviewed this property |
My 8 year old really enjoyed it !!!
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