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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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Fun and educational

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
14 helpful votes 14 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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10 reviews 10 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We enjoyed the museum very much and the staff were friendly. I was bothered by some erroneous facts in the captions, however. My 11-year old grandson knew enough about the history of engineering to point out the errors!

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Maryland
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92 reviews 92 reviews
28 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Pros: Reasonably priced. Adults are $12 and kids 7+ are $7. Kids 6 and under are free. I found a Living Social Deal which made everything 1/2 price, so we paid $6 for adults and $3.50 for our 7yo daughter. Parking is free and onsite. I wish I had known that - I looked on their website and it made... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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179 reviews 179 reviews
74 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We've been here a couple times, but I must say our last visit was much more exciting. There was a Ravens home game and the place was deserted. We were led on FREE docent tours after using our LIVING SOCIAL deal to get in for basically half price. Extremely knowledgeable staff, authentic pieces, hands on exhibits for the kids. If... More 

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