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Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum

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Address: 216 Emory St, Baltimore, MD 21230
Phone Number: 410 727 1539
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: The city's native son, the Great Bambino, is celebrated in the house he...
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.
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Closed for Reno til June 12th

Located just around the corner from Camden Yard, but is closed for renovations til June 12th, 2015. The area isn't as scary as I expected after reading reviews, but still not the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Wondeful museum, if you're into baseball & the Babe! Small entrance fee is well worth paying to see this historical site. You almost feel the Babe's ghost as you walk through the exhibit and have a chance to to hear his voice through old movies and radio appearances. Wonderful museum for young & old baseball fans!

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CLEVELAND
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

If you are a baseball fan at all, why would you not want to visit the Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum? Very nice displays of the Babe's life in a well-maintained building. Parking is limited nearby so try to arrive early. The Museum building has been very nicely renovated and updated. Watch the video first before checking out the display... More 

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so cal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I'm not sure that this is the actual site of Babe Ruth's birth, but it is interesting to any baseball fan. They have several videos of Babe's feats and a film about the history of The Star Spangled Banner and baseball. There are also many displays of memorabilia from his career.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Located just around the corner from Camden Yard, but is closed for renovations til June 12th, 2015. The area isn't as scary as I expected after reading reviews, but still not the best area.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

We were warned, by our waiter, NOT to ride the free Charm City bus to this location because the drop off is quite a walk, and it's in a dangerous neighborhood. I called the museum and they said the same. They are safe because they are fenced in, but you must have a car, or take a cab that brings... More 

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Hanover, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

It's a good trip for any baseball fan. We only saw the outside and took a picture of it. They were closed the day we went but we will probably go again.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Easy to find thanks to the baseballs on the ground leading from the Sports Legends Museum (if you go to the Legends Museum you get a ticket for this included). It is quite small (as it is a house) so can get quite crowded but this didn't take anything away from my visit. Some interesting memorabilia and I particularly enjoyed... More 

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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

If you are a baseball fan, this is a must see while in Baltimore. It's a small museum, but has plenty of cool things to see from Babe Ruth's career. It's a short walk from Camden Yards (just follow the baseballs painted on the sidewalk) and is worth your time. Tip: Check Groupon for deals before you go. We were... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

It was cool seeing the house where Ruth was born. There were some short films about him playing as well as some artifacts from his life. I believe a renovation was planned, our visit was July 2013, so the renovation may be complete by now. There were a lot of great items relating to Ruth at the sports museum outside... More 

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Smithfield, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This museum is in the home of Babe's Grandfather - and the room Babe was born in is carefully recreated! A great film in the visitors area - terrific selection of photos and mementos, many testimonials through out the museum. All in all, I enjoyed it very much and you will, too, if you are a baseball fan.

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Additional Information about Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum

Address: Address: 216 Emory St, Baltimore, MD 21230
Phone Number: 410 727 1539
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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