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Baltimore Museum of Industry

1415 Key Hwy, Baltimore, MD 21230-5100
+1 410-727-4808
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This has so much to see that appeals to all ages. Was sceptical at first but truly enjoyed this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Baltimore, Maryland
Wedding venue

We attended a wedding here in the evening and loved the exhibits and staff. Highly recommend... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cary, North Carolina
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The Baltimore Museum of Industry celebrates the innovators, entrepreneurs and workers who propelled this port city into the industrial age and beyond. From garment making to airplane manufacturing, food canning to video game design, visitors to the museum will discover how Baltimore's pioneering spirit built the region's manufacturing might and continues to shape Maryland today. Located in an 1860s oyster cannery on a five-acre waterfront campus, the BMI offers dynamic exhibitions, live demonstrations, engaging tours and hands-on activities for guests of all ages.
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1415 Key Hwy, Baltimore, MD 21230-5100
+1 410-727-4808
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This has so much to see that appeals to all ages. Was sceptical at first but truly enjoyed this. Stroller friendly and it we were able leisurely enjoy all the exhibits. They even have hands on ones, the kids loved this better than the aquarium....More

Thank dorisd404
clairemullins, Public Relations Manager at Baltimore Museum of Industry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you! We're delighted you enjoyed your visit here and hope you'll be back soon. Each Saturday we offer hands-on activities for children, and have demos in several of the galleries to show visitors how machines work. We also have a great calendar of events...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We attended a wedding here in the evening and loved the exhibits and staff. Highly recommend visiting, although on the small side for museums.

Thank tkcary
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter was married here in a unique setting.History was provided highlighting ship building, food processing, electric power, aviation and communications.

Thank bob_bra
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tucked away on the westside of the Baltimore harbor is the BMI. I have been here twice now, and found several new to me items on the second visit. I'd fully expect there to be several more on my next trip. So much great local,...More

Thank Winecharmer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Museum overlooks the Inner Harbor. At night the views are spectacular. We attended a wedding reception there and were so impressed. Some of the exhibits surround the dining area. I would like to return to tour the Museum fully. There is also an accessible...More

Thank kdpbball
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This is a great museum for showing how many businesses operated in Baltimore in the early 20th century. They have working printing presses from the early 1900's. They show clothing manufacturing and engineering businesses. There is an excellent movie on the Baltimore waterfront. There are...More

Thank OttandBert
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Attended on Wednesday July 05 2017. There is free parking in the lot next to the museum. The staff was very friendly and even offered me a free tour. Not sure if it always available but you should ask. I declined as I wanted to...More

2  Thank Jayson123
Reviewed 11 July 2017

If you are interested in history this would be a good visit. The focus is on industries that are/were in Maryland. It was very informative. You can go through the museum at a leisurely pace in a few hours. Go here in the morning and...More

Thank jerrye59
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The museum is focused on inventions or major developments that sprang from Baltimore. Canning, metal working, type-setting, clothing, power generation - Baltimore has its fair claim to fame. The best part of this place are the living working docents who either did the work or...More

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

We almost decided to skip this little gem but I am very happy we didn't. This was a great look into the past industrial worth of the city. It was like stepping back in time. We spent about 2 1/2 hours looking at the exhibits....More

Thank GerriS63_10
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heather b
4 March 2017|
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Response from clairemullins | Property representative |
Yes indeed! On Saturdays we offer hands-on activities, live demonstrations in some galleries and then there's our engaging video game exhibit where kids build their own game. Check our website for details.
Melissa M
5 September 2016|
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Response from Stephen D | Reviewed this property |
About 2 hours should allow you to se most everything.
Brenda B
1 March 2016|
Response from clairemullins | Property representative |
Hi Brenda, There is a snack machine in the museum but no cafe. However, there are several great lunch options located nearby, including Starbucks, Chipotle, Southside Diner, an Indian/Nepalese buffet, a waterfront Cuban... More