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Baltimore Museum of Industry

1415 Key Highway, Baltimore, MD 21230
410-727-4808
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Ranked #25 of 157 attractions in Baltimore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums, Specialty Museums
Description: This interactive museum in a restored oyster cannery explores Baltimore industry over the last century.
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Nottingham, Maryland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW via mobile

This museum is a very informational place. You will learn about how the first traffic light was made! Things we take for granted are shared at this museum.

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California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
21 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We had the absolute pleasure of visiting this museum while attending a wedding. It was wonderful! My husband and I probably learned about U.S. industry in Baltimore as young children or maybe even in high school but neither of our higher learning paths were centered on industry so this was a good reminder. The exhibits were vibrant, interesting, informative with... More

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Fayetteville, Pennsylvania
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58 reviews 58 reviews
37 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This museum is a must see in Baltimore. Plan on 3 hrs to see everything. Price was reasonable for admission. This museum is recommended for anyone willing to learn about Baltimore's history and industry products. Very kid friendly. Step back into time at this museum.

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hoodlum95
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

As long as I have lived in Baltimore, 40 years, last summer was my first visit to the BMI. Parking is free and plentiful. The museum has lots to see and do. It is a great place for the kids. There are kids workshops inside. The view is absolutely wonderful. I do not see the exhibits changing too much, but... More

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Wakefield, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

My wife and I decided to have our wedding reception here and it was absolutely amazing, stunning and magnificent! The museum itself is ok but when the main room is decorated for a banquet, etc, it's truly stunning. The view of the inner harbor is second to none expecially at night. If you ever have a chance to go to... More

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Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
18 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I got married here, so am arguably biased. It has a beautiful view of the harbor and the Domino's Sugar sign. If you get an excuse to visit at night, there is nothing like it! The museum itself is decent, but not too exciting.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

This museum had lot more in it than expected. Was mixture and just kept going when thought was finished find another room. Would definitely recommend especially to anyone with intrest in engineering.

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Arlington, Virginia
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248 reviews 248 reviews
102 attraction reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

This is a museum commemorating Baltimore's impressive industrial past. The museum is divided into sections on different types of industries - cannery, bakery, paint manufacturing and others. Each section discusses the history of the industry and major companies. It was interesting to read about the humble beginnings of certain companies in Baltimore that became very famous, such as Black &... More

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Tacoma, Washington
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We found the museum to be interesting with lots of exhibits that would interest ages from 5 to 90. Does have a lot of reading but there are great volunteers to add flavor

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Springfield - Delaware County, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

A interesting, fun place to attend a wedding. The view was incredible from our tables and it was neat how they had it set up to host a wedding. There was a lot of interesting things to walk around an look at. I enjoyed the museum and would go back just to visit

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