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Amusements

  • Baltimore's Superior Pony Rides & Amusements

    3300 Whitesworth Road
    Baltimore, MD 21131
    443-513-0165
    Specializing in children's backyard birthday party pony rides. They bring the pony to your party location. Serving Baltimore City, Baltimore County, all Maryland Counties, Viginia, and Washington DC.
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  • Inner Harbor

    Pratt/Light Street
    Baltimore, MD 21201
    410-332-4191
    A promenade around the water's edge leads past the Baltimore Maritime Museum, National Aquarium in Baltimore, Harbor-place and the Gallery, Maryland Science Center and many other sights.
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  • Maryland Institute, College of Art

    1300 West Mount Royal Avenue
    Baltimore, MD 21217-1434
    410-669-9200
    A wide range of art-related events open to the public. Check the school calendar on the webite for names, dates, and times of exhibits.
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  • Oriole Park at Camden Yards

    333 West Camden Street
    Baltimore, MD 21201
    Oriole Park at Camden Yards
    410-685-9800
    Home to the American League baseball team, the Baltimore Orioles. Great family fun, call for schedule and tours.
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  • Passport Voyages of Discovery

    621 East Pratt Street
    Baltimore, MD 21202
    Pier IV
    410-468-0700
    An exciting and extrodinary adventure awaits when you step inside Passport Voyages Terminal and be instantly transported back in time, into the future, deep into the oceans, and to international and...
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  • Port Discovery

    35 Market Place
    Baltimore, MD 21202
    410-727-8120
    Three floors full of interactive, educational exhibits and programs for children ages 2-12 years old. There are always new exhibits added and special programs running to make each experience...
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  • USS Constellation

    301 East Pratt Street
    Baltimore, MD 21202
    Located at Inner Harbor, Pier 1
    410-539-1797
    Launched in 1854 at the Gosport Navy Yard in Virginia, the Constellation was the last all-sail vessel built by the U.S. Navy. The USS Constellation Museum offers hands-on activities and...
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Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Ballestone-Stansbury House

    1935 Back River Neck Road
    Essex, MD 21221-6403
    410-887-0218
    Historic house museum, American decorative arts from 1780-1880, living history re-enactments, haunted house and holly tours. Call for schedule.
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  • Benson-Hammond House

    7101 Aviation Boulevard
    Linthicum, MD 21090
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    410-768-9518
    The Benson-Hammond House is available to visitors on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 3 p.m. (closed July 4th).
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  • Edgar Allan Poe House

    203 North Amity Street
    Baltimore, MD 21223
    410-396-7932
    Edgar Allan Poe lived here and the house has now become a historic museum with tours and activities throughout the whole year.
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  • Evergreen House

    4545 North Charles Street
    Baltimore, MD 21210
    Johns Hopkins University
    410-516-0341
    A 48 room historic Italianate mansion located on 26 acres with post-Impressionist paintings, rare books, Tiffany glass, Japanese netsuke and Baltimore's only private theater.
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  • Flag House & Star-Spangled Banner Museum

    844 East Pratt Street
    Baltimore, MD 21202
    Located in Baltimore's Little Italy Neighborhood
    410-837-1793
    One of Baltimore's oldest museums, The Flag House & Star-Spangled Banner Museum was the home of Mary Young Pickersgill who sewed the 30 x 42-foot Star-Spangled Banner that flew over Fort McHenry...
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  • Milton Ridge

    25130 Frederick Road
    Clarksburg, MD 20871
    240-372-4442
    Originally constructed in 1875, this historic chapel is beautifully restored and is a unique setting for a wedding or reception.
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  • Mount Clare Museum House

    1500 Washington Boulevard
    Baltimore, MD 21230
    Located in Carroll Park
    410-837-3262
    A National Historic Landmark, Mount Clare is a colonial Georgian-style mansion built by Charles Carroll, Barrister. Mount Clare houses an impressive collection of 18th and early 19th century...
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  • National Shrine of the Basilica

    409 Cathedral Street
    Baltimore, MD 21201
    410-727-3565
    The first metropolitan cathedral in the U.S., considered one of the finest examples of neo-classical architecture in the world.
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  • Natural History Society of Maryland

    6908 Belair Road, P.O. Box 18750
    Baltimore, MD 21206
    410-882-5376
    The mission of the Natural History Society of Maryland is to foster stewardship of Maryland’s natural heritage by conserving its natural history collections, educating its citizenry, and inspiring...
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  • Nine North Front Street

    9 North Front Street
    Baltimore, MD 21202
    410-837-5424
    This home of the second mayor of Baltimore, Thorowgood Smith, features a colonial kitchen. The Federal parlor serves as a tourist information center. Open Tues-Fri, 9:30am-2:30pm.
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  • Orchard Street Church

    512 Orchard Street
    Baltimore, MD 21201
    410-523-8150
    The church coordinated and planned routes of safe passage, provided food and shelter for the brave fugitive slaves on their way to the north and freedom. A passageway from the museum leads to a...
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  • Rectory

    24 West Saratoga Street
    Baltimore, MD 21201
    410-685-2886
    Restored building that houses offices of Preservation Maryland. It is open 8:30am-5pm, or by appointment.
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  • Robert Long House

    812 South Ann Street
    Baltimore, MD 21231
    Fells Point
    410-675-6750
    Oldest surviving urban residence in Baltimore City it has been restored to its original 18th-century appearance. It is filled with period furnishings and illustrates what life was like for the...
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  • St. Frances Academy

    501 East Chase Street
    Baltimore, MD 21202
    410-539-5794
    Oldest school with African-American roots. Established in 1828 by Elizabeth Lange, this school is still in operation today.
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  • St. Vincent de Paul Church

    120 North Front Street
    Baltimore, MD 21202-4804
    410-962-5078
    Georgian-style church housing Baltimore's oldest Catholic parish.
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  • Thomas Viaduct

    Off Maryland Route 1 in Patapsco State Park
    Baltimore, MDLocated 7 Miles Southwest in Relay
    Designed by Benjamin Henry Latrobe Jr., the 704-foot-long Thomas Viaduct, the oldest stone arch railroad viaduct in use today, was once the country's largest bridge and was the first built on a...
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Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Fort McHenry National Monument & Historic Shrine

    2400 East Fort Avenue
    Baltimore, MD 21230
    410-962-4290
    After witnessing a successful defense against the British during the War of 1812, Francis Scott Key wrote a poem, "The Defense of Fort McHenry." It would later be put to music and become The...
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  • Hampton National Historic Site

    535 Hampton Lane
    Towson, MD 21286
    410-823-1309
    "Hampton offers a variety of experiences for its visitors. Monthly second Sunday programs, special events, and guided tours are available. You can also explore at your own pace and discover the...
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  • Shot Tower

    801 East Fayette Street
    Baltimore, MD 21202
    410-837-5424
    Exhibits of how gun shot was made is seen in this cylindrical 215-foot structure, one of Baltimore's most popular and tallest landmarks. Open Tues-Sat, 10am-5pm; Sunday, 12N-5pm.
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  • SS John W. Brown

    Highlanddtown Station
    Baltimore, MD 21224
    410-661-1550
    Tour one of only two existing restored World War II Liberty Ships.
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  • Westminster Cemetery Hall and Burying Ground

    500 West Baltimore Street
    Baltimore, MD 21202
    410-706-2072
    Baltimore's oldest cemetery is the resting place of Edgar Allan Poe and many prominent Maryland politcal and military figures. Open April-November, first and third weekends of the month.
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Libraries & Research Centers

  • Baltimore County Public Library - Pikesville

    1301 Reisterstown Road
    Pikesville, MD 21208
    410-887-1234
    Baltimore County Public Library's Pikesville Branch is normally open Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., until 5:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sundays,...
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Museums & Galleries

  • American Visionary Art Museum

    900 Key Highway
    Baltimore, MD 21230
    Inner Harbor
    410-244-1900
    "A treasure house," full of the most outstanding creations in intuition and imagination. Deemed by Congress as America's official "National museum, repository, and education center for the best in...
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  • B&O Railroad Museum

    901 West Pratt Street
    Baltimore, MD 21223
    410-752-2490
    Home to the oldest, most comprehensive collection of railroad artifacts in the Western Hemisphere including an unparalleled roster of 19th and 20th century railroad equipment. The 40-acre historic...
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  • Babe Ruth Birthplace and Orioles Museum

    216 Emory Street
    Baltimore, MD 21230
    at Camden Yards
    410-727-1539 ext. 301
    A sports history museum featuring exhibits including Babe Ruth, the Baltimore Orioles, Colts, Ravens, and Blast; Orioles Hall of Fame; Negro League teams; the Preakness; the Maryland State Athletic...
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  • Baltimore American Indian Center

    113 South Broadway
    Baltimore, MD 21231
    410-675-3535
    Provides services in the area of cultural workshops and a museum. The center also serves as a focal point for the Indian community for social and cultural activities and to educate non-native people...
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  • Baltimore Black American Museum

    1769 Carswell Street
    Baltimore, MD 21218
    410-243-9600
    The museum recognizes African American original works of art and cultural aritfacts. Among the museum's collection is a rare bull African elephant tusk. Open Sat from 8am-11pm and the first Sunday of...
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  • Baltimore City Fire Museum

    414 North Gay Street
    Baltimore, MD 21202
    410-396-4686
    The fire museum houses a colletion of equipment, artifacts and memorabilia that documents the history of firefighting in Batimore.
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  • Baltimore Civil War Museum

    601 South President Street
    Baltimore, MD 21202
    410-385-5188
    Located in the historic President Street Station, the museum tells stories of Baltimore's role in the Underground Railroad and in the Civil War. Open Wednesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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  • Baltimore Equitable Insurance Fire Museum

    21 North Eutaw Street
    Baltimore, MD 21201
    410-727-1794
    Extensive collection of pumpers, hose reels, hooks, ladders, and artwork documenting the history of firefighting.
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  • Baltimore Maritime Museum

    802 South Caroline Street
    Baltimore, MD 21231
    Piers 3 & 5
    410-396-3453
    Explore the US Coast Guard Cutter Taney, US Submarine Torsk, Lightship Chesapeake, and the guardian of the Atlantic coast a Seven-Foot Knoll Lighthouse.
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  • Baltimore Museum of Art, The

    10 Art Museum Drive
    Baltimore, MD 21218
    Located 3-Miles from the Inner Harbor
    443-573-1700
    Here you will find 90,000 works of art, including the largest holding of works by Henri Matisse in the world. There are two beautifully landscaped sculpture gardens. Gertrude's restaurant offers...
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  • Baltimore Public Works Museum

    751 Eastern Avenue
    Baltimore, MD 21202
    Inner Harbor
    410-396-5565
    Exhibits, video presentations, imteractive computers, and streetscape, an outdoor maze of city underground infrastructure to explore. Hours are Wednesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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  • Baltimore Streetcar Museums

    1901 Falls Road
    Baltimore, MD 21211
    410-547-0264
    Exhibits show early streetcar transportation in Baltimore. See the oldest horse car to the last streetcar used in 1963. Open Sunday 12N-5:30pm(year round) and on Saturday 12N-5pm(June-October).
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  • Eubie Blake Jazz Museum/ Culture Center

    847 North Howard Street Baltimore
    Baltimore, MD 21201
    410-625-3113
    Experience the music of Baltimore at this museum that features after school arts instruction in dance, crafts, theater, music, and history, musical theater and jazz performances, and an extensive art...
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  • Eventide Art Studio & Gallery

    63 Main Street (Route 133)
    Essex, MD 01929
    978-890-7198
    This intimate art studio and gallery is host to exhibits, workshops, classes, speakers and more.
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  • Evergreen Museum & Library

    4545 North Charles Street
    Baltimore, MD 21210-2601
    John Hopkins University
    410-516-0341
    Located on 26-acres and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Evergreen is an incredible example of Gilded Age architecture. There is a gallery, theatre, and 48 rooms filled with fine...
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  • Geppi's Entertainment Museum

    301 West Camden Street
    Baltimore, MD 21201
    410-625-7060
    Geppi’s Entertainment Museum is a 17,000 square foot pop culture museum located on the second and third floors of historic Camden Station at Camden Yards in downtown Baltimore, MD, just a few...
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  • Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum

    701 Wilson Point Road, Hangar 5, Suite 531
    Middle River, MD 21220
    Located at the Martin State Airport
    410-682-6122
    Open Wednesday through Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., the Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum was founded to preserve and educate visitors regarding the aviation and space heritage of...
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  • Great Blacks in Wax Museums

    1601-03 East North Avenue
    Baltimore, MD 21213
    410-563-3404
    This unique museum promotes the study and preservation of African American history through special exhibits displaying various points and people in African American History. Call for hours.
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  • Heritage Society of Essex and Middle River

    516 Eastern Boulevard
    Essex, MD 21221
    410-574-6934
    The socirety preserves the history of Essex and Middle River. The museum is housed in a 1920 firehouse and displays replicas of a general store, schoolroom, jail cell, drug store and workshop as well...
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  • Homewood House Museum

    3400 North Charles Street
    Baltimore, MD 21218
    410-516-5582
    The Homewood House features a collection of fine 18th and 19th-century furnishings and decorations.
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  • Irish Railroad Workers Museum

    920 Lemmon Street
    Baltimore, MD 21202
    410-332-4191
    This museum celebrates the history of the Irish presence in southwest Baltimore in the late 1840s. The museum hosts numerous events and programs.
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  • James E. Lewis Art Gallery

    2100 Argonne Drive
    Baltimore, MD 21251
    Morgan State University
    443-885-3030
    The museum's permanent collection includes a variety of 19th and 20th-century works with a large collection of works by African Amnerican artists. Hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4...
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  • Jewish Museum of Maryland

    15 Lloyd Street
    Baltimore, MD 21202
    410-732-6400
    Two museum galleries featuring two historic synagogues: Lloyd Street Synagogue(1845), B'nai Israel Synagogue(1876).
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  • Lacrosse Museum/ National Hall of Fame

    113 West University Parkway
    Baltimore, MD 21210
    410-235-6882
    Honors America's first sport lacrosse with exhibits including; historic artifacts, photos, interactive kiosks, Hall of Fame room, multi-image show.
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  • Lovely Lane Museum

    2200 Saint Paul Street
    Baltimore, MD 21218
    410-889-4458
    The Lovely Lane Museum contains exhibits, portraits, hymnals, and personal memorabilia concerning the founding and founders of American Methodism. The museum is open to visitors on Thursday and...
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  • Maryland Historical Society

    201 West Monument Street
    Baltimore, MD 21201
    410-685-3750
    Exhibits include Francis Scott Key's original manuscript of "The Star-Spangled Banner", paintings, silver, and includes one of the country's finest decorative arts collection and a research library.
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  • Museum of Industry

    1415 Key Highway
    Baltimore, MD 21230
    410-727-4808
    Hands-on museum featuring exhibits on the Port, the garment industry, oryster canning, and printing. The museum also includes turn-of-the century machinery and children's interactive programs.
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  • National Electronics Museum

    1745 West Nursery Road
    Linthicum, MD 21090
    410-765-0230
    "The Museum collects, preserves, exhibits, and makes available for research various artifacts, documents, and publications related to development of defense and other key electronics systems and the...
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  • National Juneteenth Museum

    2632 North Charles Street
    Baltimore, MD 21218
    410-467-2724
    Underground Railroad tours. Juneteenth is the oldest black holiday, originating on June 19, 1865. Tours run daily from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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  • National Museum of Dentistry

    31 South Greene Street
    Baltimore, MD 21201
    Located at the University of Maryland
    410-706-0600
    A Smithsonian Affiliate, The National Museum of Dentistry is the official museum of the dental profession. Among the many exhibits examining the history of dentistry and oral hygiene, see George...
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  • Peale Museum

    225 Holliday Street
    Baltimore, MD 21202
    410-396-3524
    Built by Rembrandt Peale, this landmark is the oldest museum building in the United States. The museum displays various fossils. Open Tues-Sat, 10am-5pm, Sun, 12N-5pm.
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  • Spring Grove Hospital Center Alumni Museum

    55 Wade Avenue
    Linthicum, MD 21228
    Garrett Building
    410-402-7856
    Offers guided tours of a collection of photographs & drawings from the hospital's history, a small library, period furniture, early medical equipment, and other objects of interest. Open Thursdays...
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  • Top of the World Observation Level and Museum

    401 East Pratt Street
    Baltimore, MD 21202
    27th floor
    410-837-4515
    Designed by noted architect I.M.Pei, it offers a spectacular panoramic view of the city. The museum houses exhibits documenting the history of the city of Baltimore. Unique souvenirs can be purchased...
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  • Walters Art Gallery

    600 North Charles Street
    Baltimore, MD 21201
    410-547-9000
    The museum's collection encompasses art from around the world and throughout the ages, including an ancient Egyptian collection ranked in the nation's top four. Experience 55 centuries of art at the...
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  • Washington Monument and Museum

    Charles Street and Monument Street
    Baltimore, MD 21201
    Mount Vernon Place
    410-396-1049
    Robert Mills, who later designed the Washington Monument in the nation's capital, was commissioned in 1815 to design this 208' memorial column topped by a 16' statue of Washington handing down his...
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Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Baltimore Zoo

    Druid Hill Park
    Baltimore, MD 21217
    410-396-6165
    The Baltimore Zoo offers nature and animal lovers exhibits including aviaries, naturalistic exhibits, Victorian gazebos, and over 2,000 animals, birds and reptiles.
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  • Cromwell Valley Park

    2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
    Baltimore, MD 21234
    Willow Grove Farm (Main Visitor Entrance)
    410-887-2503/2504
    Cromwell Valley Park is a 380-acre stream valley park that consists of pasture, cultivated gardens, open fields, woods, hedgerows, orchards and wooded piedmont hills. The educational focus at...
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  • Cylburn Arboretum

    4915 Greenspring Aveune
    Baltimore, MD 21209
    410-367-2217
    176-acre estate has gardens, trails, bird museum, and hands-on nature with dioramas and horticultural reference library. Open from sunrise to sunset.
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  • Marshy Point Nature Center

    7130 Marshy Point Road
    Baltimore, MD 21220
    410-887-2817
    Part of the U.S. National Park Service’s Chesapeake Gateways Network, this waterfront nature park is located at the county’s nearly 500-acre Marshy Point Park on the Chesapeake Bay. Marshy Point...
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  • National Aquarium in Baltimore

    501 East Pratt Street
    Baltimore, MD 21202
    Pier 3
    410-576-3800
    Home to nearly 11,000 animals from 600 species. Journey from the top of the rain forest to the depths of the ocean and visit award-winning exhibits at this world-famous institution. Dolphin show...
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Science & Technology

  • Maryland Science Center, The

    601 Light Street
    Baltimore, MD 21230
    410-685-5225
    Featuring fourteen full-size dinosaurs in Dinosaur Mysteries, an exploration of the day in the life of the human body in Your Body: The Inside Story, Newton’s Alley, with dozens of interactive...
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Tours & Cruises

  • African American Cultural Tours

    10 East Lee Street
    Baltimore, MD 21201
    410-727-0755
    Call to schedule a tour conducted by local historians. Tours highlight contributions and landmarks relative to African-Americans. Major features include ethnic and deli lunches, historic...
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  • Baltimore Adventures

    1001 Fell Street
    Baltimore, MD 21231
    410-342-2004
    Fishing charters, bike rentals and tours, boat tours, crabbing charters, and waterfowl hunting are offered at Baltimore Adventures. They are a full time adventure company. Come and enjoy all the...
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  • Baltimore Black Heritage Tours

    P.O. Box 3014
    Baltimore, MD 21229
    410-783-5469
    Full tour services include family renunions, walking tours, Underground Railroad, hotel and restaurant referrals, sightseeing and shopping tours and transportation to airports.
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  • Black-Eyed Susan

    901 South Bond Street Suite 100
    Baltimore, MD 21231
    410-342-6960
    Unique paddlewheel riverboat custom designed for social, corporate, and private entertainment. Catering is provided by Cameo and Black Eyed Susan making this a full days experience.
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  • Center for Cultural Education

    541 Wilson Street
    Baltimore, MD 21217
    Historic Pennsylvania Avenue
    410-669-2975
    Center with a mission to educate people about Baltimore's African American History and Culture. They conduct the Thurgood Marshall/Billie Holiday Walking Heritage Tour by appointment only. ...
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  • Clipper City

    Inner Harbor
    Baltimore, MD 21236
    410-931-6777
    Available for groups and private charters, daily cruises aboard a Replica of an 1854 topsail schooner. Catering services are avialable.
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  • Peter Pan's Pirate Ship

    2700 Lighthouse Point East
    Baltimore, MD 21224
    410-522-1442
    Tour highlights all the major sites and attractions in the Inner Harbor, Fells Point, Little Italy, and Mount Vernon. One hour land tour and a 30-minute sea tour.
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  • Pride of Baltimore II

    401 East Pratt Street Suite 222
    Baltimore, MD 21202
    Inner Harbor
    410-539-1151
    The Pride II, is a repelica of the original Pride of Baltimore, it sails the world as Maryland's goodwill ambassador.
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  • Ride the Ducks of Baltimore

    25 Light Street, Suite 300
    Baltimore, MD 21202
    410-727-3825
    An unique and fun filled tour aboard the Duck, an amphibious vehicle that operates on land and water, for an eighty minute adventure you will never forget. Some places you will see on the tour...
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  • Spirit Cruises

    561 Light Street
    Baltimore, MD 21202
    410-727-3113
    This cruise company offers a variety of cruise options, including lunch, dinner and moonlight cruises. Most cruises are offered year-round, with certain tours being seasonal.
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Vineyards, Wineries & Breweries

  • DeJon Vineyards

    5300 Hydes Road
    Baltimore, MD 21082
    Located in Hydes
    443-253-9802
    Located in the heart of Long Green Valley, this vineyard offers a charming reconverted barn in which to sample their red and white wines. They are open for tastings and sales from noon to 5 p.m.,...
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