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Port Discovery

Baltimore's children's museum


Port Discovery

Port Discovery is Baltimore's children's museum. Nestled in the adult entertainment district known as Power Plant Live!, just a few blocks from the Inner Harbor, Port Discovery is an oasis designed for children ages 2 to 10. Dominated by KidsWorks, a three-level climbing structure, the museum's other exhibits all surround the giant jungle gym. Port Discovery is attraction where kids can play, learn, exercise their creativity and expand their minds.

Port Discovery Visitor Information

Location: 35 Market Place
Phone: 410-727-8120



Fridays: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturdays: 10 am - 5 pm
Sundays: 12 noon - 5 pm
Closed Monday - Thursday during the month of September only

October through Memorial Day

Tuesdays - Fridays: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday: 12 noon - 5 pm
Monday: Closed

Memorial Day - Labor Day

Mondays - Saturdays: 10 am - 5 pm
Sundays: 12 noon - 5 pm


Ages 2 and up: $12.95
Members and children younger than two years: free
Adult (18 years or older) supervision is required for all children.


***Inner Harbor Parking Tips***

Harbor Park Garage - This garage is adjacent to Port Discovery at the corner of Lombard Street and Market Place. Harbor Park Garage offers discounted parking on Saturdays and Sundays to museum visitors. Discount is valid for regular museum hours only, from 1 hour before museum opens until 1 hour after museum is closed. Please pick up a follow up validation at the Museum box office. Pick up your validated garage ticket (both need to be presented to exit the Garage) at the museum box office to receive your discount.

Central Parking Frederick Street Garage- Located at Frederick Street between Baltimore and Water Streets
Lockwood Place Garage- At Market Place between Pratt and Lombard streets.
Additional parking garages are located within a few blocks of the museum, and limited metered parking is also available.


A (surprise, surprise) McDonald's is adjacent to the museum, but Power Plant Live! has many dining options, and there are tons of restaurants for all tastes in the Inner Harbor.

At the Museum

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