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Ranked #1 of 157 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Art Museums
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Ranked #2 of 157 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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 #3 of 157 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Historic Sites; Monuments/ Statues; National Parks; Missions
Historic fort that inspired Francis Scott Key to write the U.S. national anthem.
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Ranked #4 of 157 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Educational Sites
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Ranked #5 of 157 attractions in Baltimore
A 16-person bike. Run strictly on human pedal power. Join us for a tour through historic Fells Point in downtown Baltimore
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Ranked #6 of 157 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Specialty Museums; Ships
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 #7 of 157 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 #8 of 157 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Symphonies
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Ranked #9 of 157 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Neighborhoods; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; 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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Ranked #10 of 157 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Art 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 #11 of 157 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 #12 of 157 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Libraries
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Ranked #13 of 157 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Specialty 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 157 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Religious Sites
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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Ranked #15 of 157 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Neighborhoods
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Ranked #16 of 157 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Theaters
Owner description: The State Theater of Maryland, CENTERSTAGE is currently celebrating its 50th Anniversary Season. The not-for-profit company... more » Owner description: The State Theater of Maryland, CENTERSTAGE is currently celebrating its 50th Anniversary Season. The not-for-profit company serves as Maryland’s hub for smart, provocative, and entertaining theater and as a catalyst for conversation with the community.Each year, a consistently broad range of productions in two intimate performing spaces attracts highly diverse audiences of more than 100,000 people—including more than 8,000 fiercely loyal members, many of whom have been with the theater during its entire history. Additionally, CENTERSTAGE offers a variety of dramaturgical, community, and educational programs to broaden access and enhance the theatergoing experience. Our Mission Statement: CENTERSTAGE is an artistically driven institution committed to engaging, educating, and expanding the horizons of diverse audiences through challenging, bold, thought-provoking classical and contemporary theater. Values central to our mission are: Rigorous pursuit of excellence Courage to take risks Commitment to diversity and inclusion Belief in continual learning, exploration, and discovery Fiscal integrity « less
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Ranked #17 of 157 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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Ranked #18 of 157 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Parks; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Historic Sites
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 157 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 #20 of 157 attractions in Baltimore
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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 #21 of 157 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Libraries
This public library is one-block long.
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Ranked #22 of 157 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Neighborhoods; Historic Sites
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 157 attractions in Baltimore
Category: History Museums; Specialty Museums
This interactive museum in a restored oyster cannery explores Baltimore industry over the last century.
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Ranked #24 of 157 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #25 of 157 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 #26 of 157 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 #27 of 157 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Science Museums
This popular museum is located in Harborplace.
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Ranked #28 of 157 attractions in Baltimore
Category: History Museums; Art Museums
Owner description: Housing a priceless collection of more than 200,000 objects, this museum displays a significant number of Maryland cultural... more » Owner description: Housing a priceless collection of more than 200,000 objects, this museum displays a significant number of Maryland cultural artifacts plus items such as dolls and toys that provide a glimpse of everyday life in Maryland. « less
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Ranked #29 of 157 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Specialty Museums
A museum featuring the science of cryptolgy.
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Ranked #30 of 157 attractions in Baltimore
Category: Specialty Museums; Historic Sites; Museums
Owner description: The city's native son, the Great Bambino, is celebrated in the house he was born in, now a museum stocked with memorabilia... more » Owner description: The city's native son, the Great Bambino, is celebrated in the house he was born in, now a museum stocked with memorabilia like the catcher's mitt he used while learning baseball, the bat from his famed 1927 season and exhibits honoring the Orioles. « less
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