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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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Four fun filled floors

My children really love the four floors at the Science Center. There are interactive demonstrations and center employees spread throughout doing experiments. There are several... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

My children really love the four floors at the Science Center. There are interactive demonstrations and center employees spread throughout doing experiments. There are several IMAX shows with different topics shown throughout the day. We saw one on whales which was really good. They have a concession stand with popcorn soda and candy, but the prices are just like going... More 

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Neptune, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Exhibits, Planetarium, Imax Theatre, and more. Fun for all ages, there's something for everyone to enjoy. A bonus is that you have all day access, you can leave and enjoy the Harbor and come back to finish your visit at the Science Center. Admission is pricey but worth it.

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Danville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We went on a Friday night to get discount. Kids absolutely loved it, could have spent hours there and never finish it all. Unfortunately some of the really interactive stuff (Shed, Kids Lab) were closed for the night. Will definitely go back to hit the rest. One of the best things we did at Inner Harbor.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The Science Center is a great value, especially with a membership. There's so much to do for all ages, including adults. The special events like bubblefest and messfest make it even more special. Shout out to staff member Shay for being so friendly and supportive with little people exploring birds, their habitats, their beaks, and the food they eat. Definitely... More 

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Coconut Creek, Florida, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Rainy days are no fun for anyone, especially if you have children or teens. This attraction located in the Baltimore Inner Harbor is the perfect place for those rainy days. No matter the age, everyone will have something to do. My favorite exhibit was the Hurricane Simulator. I do recommend this attraction. Also, if you are into art, make sure... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Such an accessible, fun, and educational place to spend the day! Kids love going back again and again, love our membership!

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Easton, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Your children will love it. We've been many times and we are never disappointed. The activities change often and so you are never bored with seeing the same things time and time again. Hands on. Make sure you check the calendar to catch the special exhibits/shows that happen throughout the day.

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Lutherville, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The Maryland Science Center has been a cornerstone of the Inner Harbor for many years and it just keeps getting better! The IMAX Theater is always a popular destination, and there are impressive planetarium shows for the whole family and exciting and unique "hands on" exhibitions for kids of all ages.

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Alpha, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

My daughters, both 9, absolutely loved this science center. There were many hands-on activities as well as demonstrations throughout the building that encouraged children to participate. They especially LOVED the scilab area where kids could put on lab coats and complete science experiments. Park at the designated garage to get $9 flat rate when you validate the parking ticket. We... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

A modern metal tube sculpture marks the entrance to this museum, which offers several sections: the museum proper, planetarium, demonstration stage, laserium, rooftop telescope, and IMAX theater, the latter offering after-hours movies. A cafe and a gift shop are present, as well. Like many museums, it is geared for young minds, but adults can learn much there as well. There... More 

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Additional Information about Maryland Science Center

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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