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Port Discovery Children's Museum

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Address: 35 Market Place, Baltimore, MD 21202
Phone Number: +1 410-727-8120
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9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Fri 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Port Discovery Children’s Museum is ranked among the top 5 children’s...
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 is pleased to partner with the Let’s Move! Museums and Gardens Initiative launched by First Lady Michelle Obama and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to fight childhood obesity. The national initiative helps children learn about healthy food choices and promotes physical activity through interactive exhibits and programs.
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Fun for a few hours

We took our 9 year old here for the day. There is so much to see & do. They have certain things that are just for the toddler age and then they have a main exhibit that changes... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Stratford, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
28 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Great for kids infant-12. My kids had a great time here all day. So many different areas to play and good learning experiences for children as well.

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Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
36 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We took our 9 year old here for the day. There is so much to see & do. They have certain things that are just for the toddler age and then they have a main exhibit that changes every so often. It only took us about 3 hours to see everything and then our son was ready to move on... More 

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PortDiscovery, Public Relations Manager at Port Discovery Children's Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review your experience at Port Discovery Children's Museum. We are so glad you and your family had a great time, especially in KidWorks! We are always looking for new ways to engage children of all ages through our exhibits, programs and activities. We would love to hear any recommendations you may have to enhance... More 

Columbia, Maryland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

A fun place to take kids under 10. A little chaotic when crowded, but other than that great. been here twice with same kid and he enjoyed it every time.

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PortDiscovery, Public Relations Manager at Port Discovery Children's Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review your experience at Port Discovery Children's Museum. We are so glad that you and your family had such a great time and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Washington DC
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We were highly impressed with this place. Something for everyone 2-10 years old. Awesome way to spend the day! A must see if you have kids under 10.

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PortDiscovery, Public Relations Manager at Port Discovery Children's Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review your experience at Port Discovery Children's Museum, we are so glad that you and your family had such a great time! Come back and see us again soon! More 

Marlboro, New Jersey, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Our 1 year old son loved crawling and walking around the infant and toddler room. We cannot wait to return when he is older. Fabulous system with wrist bands to keep your children safe.

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PortDiscovery, Public Relations Manager at Port Discovery Children's Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review your experience at Port Discovery Children's Museum! We're so glad you and your son had such a great time in Tot Trails! Stop by and see us again soon! More 

Brooklyn, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We visited with 4 children, 13, 12, 11, and 5 for approximately 4 hours. and all absolutely loved it!!! I was hesitant to bring my older kids since I saw somewhere that its for kids up to age 10 but thankfully they all enjoyed it. My 5 year old enjoyed royal farms, the tiny diner and harvest hill. My older... More 

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PortDiscovery, Public Relations Manager at Port Discovery Children's Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review your experience at Port Discovery Children's Museum! We are so glad your family had such a great time experiencing all of the exhibits and programs! Come back and see us again soon! More 

Baltimore, Maryland
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
12 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

If you're looking for a fun way to spend a day in Baltimore, try Port Discovery. It's located right in the Inner Harbor Area with easy parking right next door. Admission is easy on the pocket at just $14 and there are quite a few casual food choices for lunch in the area. Once inside, kids have a choice of... More 

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PortDiscovery, Public Relations Manager at Port Discovery Children's Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review your experience Port Discovery Children's Museum, we are so glad that you and your family had such a great time! Please come back and see us again soon! More 

a little place called home
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We took the kids (6,8,15) during their family night event and EVERYONE had a BLAST! Anyone with a teenager and young children knows that finding something the whole family can enjoy together is no easy feat. The best part was that unlike other places parents are encouraged to climb on the obstacle courses as well which is an incredible experience... More 

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PortDiscovery, Public Relations Manager at Port Discovery Children's Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Port Discovery! We are so glad that you and your family had such a great time, especially climbing through KidWorks! We hope to see you again soon! More 

Ashburn, USA
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

This is a great place to just let the kids run free and play. Grownups can take part in all the fun, too. This place features a 3 storey climbing structure along with side exhibits such as an interactive model of the water cycle, LEGO, an art studio, and lots more. There is even a Tot area for kids 3... More 

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PortDiscovery, Public Relations Manager at Port Discovery Children's Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review your experience at Port Discovery Children's Museum! We are so glad your family had such a great time and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We stopped on our way through town, my daughters (8) loved this place!!! The play structure in the middle would have held their attention for hours. They were able to make things and explore. So much fun and worth the cost.

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PortDiscovery, Public Relations Manager at Port Discovery Children's Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review your experience at Port Discovery Children's Museum! We are so glad you and your daughters had a great time, especially in Kidworks! We hope to see you again soon! More 

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