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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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Description: 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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Im a nerd so I loved seeing how all the old machines ran and operated back then. You really appreciate modern technology after visiting this meseum

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Baltimore, Maryland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Im a nerd so I loved seeing how all the old machines ran and operated back then. You really appreciate modern technology after visiting this meseum

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Towson, MD, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

We've lived in Baltimore for several years, but still learned so much of the rich history of Baltimore at this museum that was full of a wide array of great exhibits, but not overwhelming. Went with our 12 yr old son, and met up with a tour that was just starting. The staff were very helpful. The guide was excellent... More 

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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Come to this museum to learn more about what is canned and when. Learn about the early inventions which expedited the canning process. Learn about the origins of tailoring and some little known facts, such as that union and confederate soldier uniforms were made by the same company! Learn about what some people used in earlier years to cure various... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We LOVED this museum. It was well worth our time to go here. A step back in time to learn the history of the birth of so much industry. All our lives are touched today by the things that began in Baltimore. We are not from here and it was a special stop for us to learn about and see... More 

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Cookeville, Tennessee, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Wonderful place to experience the history of Baltimore. Tour guide was well versed in the history. Good for kids who want to learn.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Stopped by as an alternative to a museum on our plans that was closed. The staff told us how the place got started and some history and the exhibits were amazing collections. Each area representing canning (the original purpose of the building) to blacksmithing, printing, etc. was full of artifacts , tools and examples of the hundreds of types of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We spent a fascinating time at this museum. So many events and happenings about Baltimore is brought to life in the exhibits. Who knew about the umbrellas, the numerous industry beginnings,and all the "Firsts"?? Great way to literally walk through history and even learn from artisans working in the blacksmith shop or printing shop. Plan on 2-3 hours if you... More 

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Smyrna, Delaware, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

My husband and I spent two hours walking around this great museum. Had a tour with Ed which was fantastic! Learned a lot about the history of Baltimore. Definitely go check this place out!

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Fairfield, Ohio
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

This museum offers exhibits about industries that were important in Baltimore, such as the canning and garment industries and also a great deal of information about the days when Boston was a major port city. An interesting view of an aspect of the city that people don't always see when they visit.

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Ellicott City
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

What a pleasant surprise. This museum is much larger on the inside than we expected, with more exhibits than we expected. Admission is listed as $12 for adults, with AAA we received 2-for-1. The museum has plenty of free parking on its adjacent lot. The museum is on the waterfront of the south side of the Inner Harbor. From inside... More 

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