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Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum

216 Emory St, Baltimore, MD 21230
410 727 1539
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Ranked #34 of 157 attractions in Baltimore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums, Historic Sites, Museums
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Owner description: The city's native son, the Great Bambino, is celebrated in the house he was born in, now a museum stocked with memorabilia like the catcher's mitt he... more » Owner description: The city's native son, the Great Bambino, is celebrated in the house he was born in, now a museum stocked with memorabilia like the catcher's mitt he used while learning baseball, the bat from his famed 1927 season and exhibits honoring the Orioles. « less
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

This museum is a requirement if you are in Baltimore and are a fan of America's pasttime. A very thorough display of Babe Ruth memorabilia as well as the feeling you get while you're in the birthplace of one of the greatest athletes of all time.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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58 reviews 58 reviews
25 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

The Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum has been around for quite a while and has had its ups and downs. Based on our recent visit, I would say that they are looking up right now! George Herman Ruth signed his first professional contract in 1914 at the age of nineteen. The house commemorates his birth; the museum commemorates his career.... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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164 reviews 164 reviews
77 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Yankee Stadium may be the house that Ruth built, but he was born, raised, and learned to play baseball in Baltimore. This small row house was his birthplace. You can take a peek into The Babe's humble beginnings, the youthful problems that led to the discipline of sports, and his fame and fortune. Babe's grandfather built the original home, and... More

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Quincy, Illinois, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

The museum was decent for its size.t hey still had some great things on display there. We got a groupon for $12 for two people to go in this museum and the all sports museum.

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Croton on Hudson, New York
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61 reviews 61 reviews
16 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

If you are a baseball fan you won't want to miss this one. Great memorabilia and baseball history. Worth the visit.

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Syracuse, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I had no idea that Ruth spent much of his childhood as a near-foundling living several years in a home for orphans and wayward children. The house is one of those Federal-period types with a width of two or three steps. Lots of good information about his astounding career and many vintage photographs of his life with his wife and... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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43 reviews 43 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

If you are a fan of baseball and ther history of the game, this is a must take. Lots of informative information on Babe Ruth and the history of his path to fame. Tons of memorabillia to see and listen about. Worth the trip. Can be combined with Sports Legends museum at Camden Yard, just follow the 60 baseballs along... More

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Newport News, Virginia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Very awesome feeling to stand in the room Babe Ruth was born in. Lots of great info and artifacts. Good deal if you go here and the sports legends hall as well. Special combo pricing.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

While visiting Orioles Park for a ball game, we decided to follow the baseballs on the sidewalk (makes knowing where to go extremely easy) and check out the home of the Babe. The museum is the home of Babe Ruth's grandparents and contains a modest amount of memorabilia from Babe Ruth. It is located literally just a few blocks away... More

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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79 reviews 79 reviews
23 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Babe Ruth is arguable the greatest baseball player of all time and this museum is really cool. It is right downtown Baltimore about seven blocks from Inner Harbor. It is fairly cheap to tour the museum and they have a really neat gift shop. The museum is actually the house Babe was born and it is a 3 story home... More

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