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“Good place for children of ages 4-10”

Port Discovery Children's Museum
Ranked #27 of 243 things to do in Baltimore
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Activities for young children
Reviewed 13 October 2017

They have fixed exhibits such as a climbing area, a water area, a craft room where kids can make projects, a mummy room, and pretend diner with plastic food which is very popular and a few others. Just vending machines for food. The crowd thins out in late afternoon so that's the best time to go.

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PortDiscovery, Guest Relations Manager at Port Discovery Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thank you so much for your feedback. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your visit. We are working on some options for food in the Museum as we understand that would be a great addition for our guests - we hope to have good news on that soon! We hope to see you in the Museum again soon!

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

We visited Port Discovery based on other reviews. It’s a great place for kids age 5 and under. My 6-yr old was a bit bored in the toy kitchen and several areas meant for younger children. She enjoyed the climbing structure and art room. We didn’t experience the water room as it was closed for maintenance. She felt done within one hour. It’s overpriced for the time we spent. Side note- after getting parking validation ticket and using it at the adjacent market garage, it did not provide any discount, charging us the full $20.

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PortDiscovery, Guest Relations Manager at Port Discovery Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thank you so much for your feedback. We’re sorry to hear that your visit wasn’t as engaging as you had hoped. Our exhibits are designed for a variety of age ranges and hope that all of our visitors enjoy several hours of play and learning when they visit the Museum. We are working on ideas for new programs, events and exhibits that will engage our members and visitors. We’d love to hear any ideas that you may – especially to engage older children - have so that we can incorporate that feedback into future experiences at the Museum! We’re also sorry to hear that the Parking Validation offered by the garage did not work. While we do not manage the parking garage, if you can advise when you visited, we can alert the garage regarding this issue. Please visit our website periodically for updates on any renovations and opening of new exhibit areas. We hope you will make a return visit in the near future.

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

We went with a group of three children and they had a blast. There is so much to do and see, the kids were kept busy of hours. They loved the climbing tour in the middle of the museum and a close second was the water room followed by the Egyptian room. The museum was clean and well organized. The price was not bad for all that the museum had to offer. Our kids were 9 and 10 and still enjoyed it, but would not recommend for children any older.

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PortDiscovery, Guest Relations Manager at Port Discovery Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thank you so much for your feedback! We're so glad to hear you had a great visit and hope you come back again soon.

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Reviewed 1 October 2017

I think I had as much fun on the Jungle than my 7 year old son. I love the fact that it's actually 3 floors talls and many different entries and exits but you can see your child from every angle, loved it.

Thank JACKSTERR01
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PortDiscovery, Guest Relations Manager at Port Discovery Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

We are so glad you had a fun visit! Port Discovery tends to bring out the inner child in everyone! We hope to see you and your son in the Museum again soon.

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

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

Thank jgieske
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PortDiscovery, Guest Relations Manager at Port Discovery Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2017

Thanks so much for visiting! We're glad you found your trip to Port Discovery interesting and educational! We hope you visit again soon and that parking is not difficult this time around! Let us know if there's anything we can do to make your next visit even better.

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