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Ranked #1 of 148 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Landmarks
Owner description: One of major league baseball's newest stadiums, the Orioles' home field has the intimate feel and charm of an old-fashioned... more » Owner description: One of major league baseball's newest stadiums, the Orioles' home field has the intimate feel and charm of an old-fashioned park. « less
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Ranked #2 of 148 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Ships; Landmarks

Urban Pirates offers Family Adventure and Adult 'Bring Your Own Grog' Cruises in Baltimore's Inner Harbor. The pirate ship called "Fearless" is based out of Fell's Point, which is... more »

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Ranked #3 of 148 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Art Museums; Museums
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Ranked #4 of 148 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Historic Sites; Missions; Monuments/ Statues; National Parks
Historic fort that inspired Francis Scott Key to write the U.S. national anthem.
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Ranked #5 of 148 attractions in Baltimore
Category: ; Art Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums

The American Visionary Art Museum is a fabulous museum of  "Folk Art" right near the inner harbor.  It's really art that is done by untrained / self-taught artists, many of them... more »

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Ranked #6 of 148 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Libraries; Traveler Resources
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Ranked #7 of 148 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #8 of 148 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) is home to an internationally renowned collection of 19th-century, modern, and contemporary... more » Owner description: The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) is home to an internationally renowned collection of 19th-century, modern, and contemporary art. Founded in 1914 with a single painting, the BMA today has 90,000 works of art-including the largest holding of works by Henri Matisse in the world.* The museum is currently undergoing an unprecedented $28 million renovation to provide visitors with a more welcoming environment and more imaginative and inspiring encounters with art. The BMA is remaining open throughout the multi-year project so that visitors can enjoy its outstanding selection of European and American painting and sculpture from the 17th through 20th centuries and the newly reinstalled Contemporary Wing with 14 galleries showcasing the art of our time. Two beautifully landscaped gardens display an array of 20th-century sculpture that is an oasis in the city. The museum's 100th anniversary will be celebrated in November 2014 with the reopening of the grand historic entrance designed by John Russell Pope and a beautiful new presentation of the museum's distinguished collection of American art. Subsequent reopenings include expanded galleries for the African and Asian art collections and a new learning and creativity center that will open in 2015. Since 2006, the BMA has eliminated general admission fees so that everyone can enjoy the power of art. * Many of the BMA's works by Matisse are part of a special exhibition traveling to museums in Indianapolis, Minneapolis, and San Antonio in 2013 and 2014. If you are visiting to see a specific artwork, please call the BMA Box Office to make sure it will be on view. « less
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Ranked #9 of 148 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Transportation
Owner description: Baltimore is steeped in a proud and rich nautical tradition. For more than 35 years, the Baltimore Water Taxi's blue and... more » Owner description: Baltimore is steeped in a proud and rich nautical tradition. For more than 35 years, the Baltimore Water Taxi's blue and white fleet has proven itself to be an integral part the city's history and culture. In fact, we're as much a part of the city's history as the revitalized Inner Harbor. But the Water Taxi is more than a jaunt across the harbor; it's a Baltimore institution and a way of life. Everyday, thousands of residents and visitors not only rely on us to take them safely to their destinations, they appreciate our knowledge of the area and our courteous service. And everyday, hundreds of local businesses rely on us to deliver customers to their locations. We know the city. We love the city. We keep the city moving. We help keep businesses thriving. And most importantly, we offer the most unique way to see Baltimore and we provide an unforgettable experience that keeps our passengers coming back again and again. Welcome to Baltimore. Welcome aboard! « less
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Ranked #10 of 148 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: A preeminent Marian shrine and a national center of prayer and pilgrimage, this religious landmark is known for its history,... more » Owner description: A preeminent Marian shrine and a national center of prayer and pilgrimage, this religious landmark is known for its history, architecture and art. « less
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$60* and up
Ranked #11 of 148 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Neighborhoods; Tourist/ Visitor Centers

Fells Point was founded in 1730 by William Fell, a Quaker carpenter from Lancashire England. The neighborhood's main claim to fame was its multitude of shipyards dedicated to the... more »

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$25* and up
Ranked #12 of 148 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Ships; Specialty Museums
Owner description: Historic Ships in Baltimore is home port to USS Constellation, the last all-sail warship built by the US Navy, the submarine... more » Owner description: Historic Ships in Baltimore is home port to USS Constellation, the last all-sail warship built by the US Navy, the submarine USS Torsk which sank the last two enemy combatants of WWII, USGC Cutter Taney, the last surviving vessel to witness the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941, Lightship 116 Chesapeake, which marked the entrance to the Chesapeake Bay and the Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse. The museum is open daily from 10:00am to 4:30pm. Tickets may be purchased on-line or at our ticket locations on Pier 1, Pier 3 or on board the USCGC Taney. « less
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Ranked #13 of 148 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: Located at the site of the oldest railroad station in America, this museum traces the development of trains and features a... more » Owner description: Located at the site of the oldest railroad station in America, this museum traces the development of trains and features a huge collection of railroad memorabilia, a model railroad and an operating replica of the very first locomotive, The Tom Thumb, which was built here. « less
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Ranked #14 of 148 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Landmarks
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Ranked #15 of 148 attractions in Baltimore
Category: ; History Museums; Museums

The Jewish Museum of Baltimore encompasses two historic synagogues, the Lloyd Street Synagogue, built in 1845 and the third oldest standing synagogue in the United States (it also... more »

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Ranked #16 of 148 attractions in Baltimore
Category: ; Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: Geppi's Entertainment Museum is a 17,000 square foot pop culture museum located in Camden Station at Camden Yards in... more » Owner description: Geppi's Entertainment Museum is a 17,000 square foot pop culture museum located in Camden Station at Camden Yards in Baltimore, MD, a few blocks from the city's famed Inner Harbor. This unique exhibition of Americana and comic character collectibles spans the 1700s to the present, with nearly 8,000 items including comics, toys, dolls, games and memorabilia of every conceivable category. The exhibition entertains and educates visitors about the role of pop culture in our lives. « less
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Ranked #17 of 148 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Neighborhoods; Other
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Ranked #18 of 148 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Historic Sites; Parks; Historic Walking Areas
Former lookout during the Civil War and the War of 1812 is now a scenic park overlooking the Inner Harbor.
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Ranked #19 of 148 attractions in Baltimore
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Aquariums
Owner description: Considered one of the world's best aquariums, the National Aquarium's mission is to inspire conservation of the world's... more » Owner description: Considered one of the world's best aquariums, the National Aquarium's mission is to inspire conservation of the world's aquatic treasures. It champions environmental initiatives by engaging with visitors, volunteers, education groups and schools to actively participate in the preservation of the world's natural resources and living systems. The National Aquarium delivers meaningful experiences through its living collection of more than 17,000 animals from more than 750 species of fish, birds, amphibians, reptiles, marine mammals and sharks, as well as through exclusive behind-the-scenes experiences like sleepovers and tours, science-based education programs and hands-on experiences in the field. « less
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Ranked #20 of 148 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers; Landmarks
Observation tower at the top of the World Trade Center offering audio-visual presentations about the history of Baltimore.
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$25* and up
Ranked #21 of 148 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
Owner description: One of America's oldest seaports dating from the 1600s is today an important landmark and popular tourist destination. Park... more » Owner description: One of America's oldest seaports dating from the 1600s is today an important landmark and popular tourist destination. Park your car and follow the brick promenade through this bustling complex of eateries, stores, museums, entertainment and children's attractions. Sample the fresh seafood right out of Chesapeake Bay. « less
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Ranked #22 of 148 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Historic Sites; Neighborhoods
Owner description: Mount Vernon is home to Baltimore's most prestigious cultural institutions including: The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra,The... more » Owner description: Mount Vernon is home to Baltimore's most prestigious cultural institutions including: The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra,The Walters Art Museum, The Lyric Opera House, Centerstage, Spotlighter's Theater, The Peabody Institute,Contemporary Museum, Enoch Pratt Free Library, Eubie Blake National Jazz Institute, Garrett Jacobs Mansion, The George Peabody Library, Maryland Historical Society, Theatre Project « less
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Ranked #23 of 148 attractions in Baltimore
Category: History Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums
This interactive museum in a restored oyster cannery explores Baltimore industry over the last century.
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Ranked #24 of 148 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Libraries; Traveler Resources
This public library is one-block long.
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Ranked #25 of 148 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #26 of 148 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Ships; Specialty Museums
One of three remaining Liberty Ships, the S.S. John Brown is open for tours by advance reservation.
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Ranked #27 of 148 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Science Museums; Museums
This popular museum is located in Harborplace.
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Ranked #28 of 148 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #29 of 148 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Museums
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Ranked #30 of 148 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Art Galleries; Factory Tours
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