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Baltimore Museum of Industry

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Address: 1415 Key Highway, Baltimore, MD 21230
Phone Number: 410-727-4808
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This interactive museum in a restored oyster cannery explores Baltimore...

This interactive museum in a restored oyster cannery explores Baltimore industry over the last century.

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One of the best Industry Museum I have visited.

It allows to imagine how was this US industrial hub during his boom. From the oysters catching and processing, to the birthplace of the legendary Noxzema. The replica of a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2016
Luis A
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Mexico City, Mexico

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Mexico City, Mexico
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

It allows to imagine how was this US industrial hub during his boom. From the oysters catching and processing, to the birthplace of the legendary Noxzema. The replica of a traditional uniform factory during the Civil War is simply amazing. Our guide Jack, was in charge of making this visit a memorable experience. He is the kind of person that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

This museum will take you back in history. You will remember all those think in your childhood, that old cans, old ads. We enjoy our time there is a good place to visit.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

This place is a story of Baltimore in it's industrial heyday. When canneries, and packing houses, and manufacturing were the mainstay of the city. The museum presents several aspects of this active time in the city's history. The down side of low wage labour and the benefits of local neighborhoods. The displays are interesting and well laid out. Due to... More 

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Maryland
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53 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

Interesting to see how technology has advanced and made our lives better. This museum takes us back in time, also makes you appreciate how human rights has evolved.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

As a work activity, we visited the museum. The woman at the front desk was warm and friendly. The man who gave us the tour was very knowledgable and friendly. You could tell he truly loves talking about Baltimore's amazing history. I found that the manager was rather condescending as he spoke to the girl at the front desk rudely... More 

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Thank LovetheBeach821
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

We visited the BMI with our 7 y/o grandson. He was captivated by the machinery, the video wizards exhibit and the special Saturday hands-on activity (make your own rocket). Plentiful, helpful and friendly volunteers and staff made it easy for us to discover all of the attractions and find the ones that were best suited to a 7 y/o. We... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

We took the Charm City Circulator from the Inner Harbor to visit the museum with our 8 & 6 year olds. We were impressed with the friendly staff. The children learned a good deal about the history of industry in Baltimore. We enjoyed the hands on video game wizard exhibit. The demonstrations from the printer and blacksmith were very informative... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

BMI was such a unique venue for our son and daughter in law's wedding reception! Very interesting for guests to roam about the exhibits. Beautiful back drop for pictures. A litte bit more work to bring everything yourself to the venue but hiring a wedding coordinator was a huge help and well worth it! Parking is free and right next... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

A quick trip back to when the USA led the world in manufacturing. Kids love it. Real machinery, a scale airplane and interested volunteers. Frequent science competitions.

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1 Thank WW2VET
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Definitely a must to really discover what this town has contributed to our country. Baltimore has more first than I ever knew.

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