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Maryland Science Center

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Address: 601 Light St, Baltimore, MD 21230
Phone Number: 410-685-5225
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description: This popular museum is located in Harborplace.

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We had a great time! Our daughter are 7 years apart and there was so much for both of them to get involved in. Even my husband and I had a blast!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Albany, New York
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Albany, New York
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We had a great time! Our daughter are 7 years apart and there was so much for both of them to get involved in. Even my husband and I had a blast!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The Science Center needs a revamp. Some exhibits are old and broken. Many are the same as they were when I went as a child many, many years ago. Buy Season Tickets from Living Social or Groupon because you can't see it all in one day. Also, check out the Imax. The Humpback Whale movie is wonderful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Every child needs to come to the Science Center at least once. So many fun learning activities & the planetarium is amazing! I can't believe the center has managed to stay open all these years but I sure am glad they have.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

A great museum in a nice location for young and old. Parking is a bit difficult but the museum is worth it. The toddler room on the third floor is wonderful for the 2 and under crowd with many safe and fun things including a water play area. The dinosaurs are nice but the experiments area is fun even for... More 

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Katy, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Awesome trip for the whole family. The whole inner Harbor was amazing and full of things to see... Shops...outside concert. The science museum was the top of the cake. My boys enjoyed it immensely, so much to do, not just see but interactive. Similar to a children's museum but better :) It seemed like a good place for families with... More 

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Hampstead
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Exhibits always changing. I have been to a lot of science museums around the world. The only one that has topped this one is the Exploratorium in San Francisco. Classic exhibits, but with constantly changing mobile hands-on experiments on each floor. Carpet is the only thing that really needs a freshening up. Most activities are in good working order. There... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

This one needs to be updated. Some of the exhibits are really old, and it smells strange in the planetarium. Not certain that the price of admittance was worth it. It was okay.

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Dameron, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Have been here many times before - always a good time - especially for the young ones! Plenty of interactive exhibits. Great place for school groups and for "home schooled" kids to learn more about science through participation. Staff here is very helpful also. If you happen to be visiting the Inner Harbor, you might want to reserve an hour... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I attended an event after hours at the museum. Lots of interactive exhibits which should keep the kids (and those who are kid-like) Interested. Well laid out on the edge of the Inner Harbor. I recommend it for a change of pace on a hot or humid day when you want to be inside but still active.

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Ashburn, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This was a good place for parents to bring children for some fun hands on science fun. Most adult couples will also find it interesting for an afternoon outing. The displays are kept up well and most were working. The food leaves something to be desired but you can get a burger or chicken fingers to hold you over.

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Additional Information about Maryland Science Center

Address: Address: 601 Light St, Baltimore, MD 21230
Phone Number: 410-685-5225
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 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 - 6:00 pm

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