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Baltimore Museum of Industry

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Address: 1415 Key Hwy, Baltimore, MD 21230-5100
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+1 410-727-4808
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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The Baltimore Museum of Industry celebrates the innovators, entrepreneurs...

The Baltimore Museum of Industry celebrates the innovators, entrepreneurs and workers who propelled this port city into the industrial age and beyond. From garment making to airplane manufacturing, food canning to video game design, visitors to the museum will discover how Baltimore's pioneering spirit built the region's manufacturing might and continues to shape Maryland today. Located in an 1860s oyster cannery on a five-acre waterfront campus, the BMI offers dynamic exhibitions, live demonstrations, engaging tours and hands-on activities for guests of all ages.

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Great museum with tons of cool info

My husband and I had a great little date day downtown and went here. We loved it. I was born and raised in Baltimore, but this was so informative for us both. Really awesome stuff... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed February 14, 2016
Sarah L
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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had a great little date day downtown and went here. We loved it. I was born and raised in Baltimore, but this was so informative for us both. Really awesome stuff here. Recommend for fun for all ages!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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48 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2016

The museum is multi sensory, see, feel, hear Baltimore's rich and diverse history. Old pharmacy store set is fun for everyone to get a real feel of old times. Everyone enjoys seeing and listing to old radios broadcasting sporting events. Great Place for a large party.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2016

It allows to imagine how was this US industrial hub during his boom. From the oysters catching and processing, to the birthplace of the legendary Noxzema. The replica of a traditional uniform factory during the Civil War is simply amazing. Our guide Jack, was in charge of making this visit a memorable experience. He is the kind of person that... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2015

This museum will take you back in history. You will remember all those think in your childhood, that old cans, old ads. We enjoy our time there is a good place to visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2015

This place is a story of Baltimore in it's industrial heyday. When canneries, and packing houses, and manufacturing were the mainstay of the city. The museum presents several aspects of this active time in the city's history. The down side of low wage labour and the benefits of local neighborhoods. The displays are interesting and well laid out. Due to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2015

Interesting to see how technology has advanced and made our lives better. This museum takes us back in time, also makes you appreciate how human rights has evolved.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

As a work activity, we visited the museum. The woman at the front desk was warm and friendly. The man who gave us the tour was very knowledgable and friendly. You could tell he truly loves talking about Baltimore's amazing history. I found that the manager was rather condescending as he spoke to the girl at the front desk rudely... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2015

We visited the BMI with our 7 y/o grandson. He was captivated by the machinery, the video wizards exhibit and the special Saturday hands-on activity (make your own rocket). Plentiful, helpful and friendly volunteers and staff made it easy for us to discover all of the attractions and find the ones that were best suited to a 7 y/o. We... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

We took the Charm City Circulator from the Inner Harbor to visit the museum with our 8 & 6 year olds. We were impressed with the friendly staff. The children learned a good deal about the history of industry in Baltimore. We enjoyed the hands on video game wizard exhibit. The demonstrations from the printer and blacksmith were very informative... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2015

BMI was such a unique venue for our son and daughter in law's wedding reception! Very interesting for guests to roam about the exhibits. Beautiful back drop for pictures. A litte bit more work to bring everything yourself to the venue but hiring a wedding coordinator was a huge help and well worth it! Parking is free and right next... More 

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