Baltimore’s Inner Harbor is knwn throughout the world, and is considered an attraction in its own right.There are many family friendly things to see and do on your visit to Baltimore. The National Aquarium is where you can see the World from below the surface. The Maryland Science Center’s highlights include two-story dinosaurs and interactive exhibits that are sure to WOW the kids. The Port Discovery Children’s Museum features awesome interactive exhibits for the younger ones. You don't want to miss the famous Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, which is celebrating its 140th year. And, if it’s the outrageous you are looking for checkout Ripley’s Believe or Not!
THE NATIONAL AQUARIUM
There is so much to see and do at Baltimore's National Aquarium, located next door to the Pier 5 Hotel. There are more than 16,000 animals from sharks to giant sea turtles. Schedule an immersion tour and let one of the guides help you experience life at the Aquarium from an insiders perspective. This attraction is truly is a must do for the family!
MARYLAND SCIENCE CENTER
This attraction features 3 levels of exhibits, including a planetarium, and an observatory. The kids will be in awe from teh moment they enter the building. The current exhibits include:
Cells: The Universe Inside Us, where you will zoom inside your own body.
Dinosaur Mysteries, where you’re the paleontologist.Follow the Blue Crab where you will see Live Maryland crustaceans and their fellow Chesapeake citizens inhabit this watery exhibit.
PORT DISCOVERY CHILDREN'S MUSEUM
This museum is a must if you have little ones. The Port Discovery Children's Museum features interactive exhibits for the whole family and hands-on activities like the BGE Studio Workshop where you are encouraged to express the artist in you! The Adventure Expeditions where you
travel back to 1920's Egypt for the adventure of a lifetime! KidWorks where the your kids can
climb, crawl, jump, and slide through our three-story urban treehouse. This attraction is the perfect place to burn some of that pent up energy!
THE MARYLAND ZOO IN BALTIMORE
This Zoo is celebrating it's youth of 140 years. It is well worth the short drive away from the Inner Harbor. Experience penguins up close in teh new state of the art exhibit, spot the beauty of new cheetas, or feed the giraffes. You can even experience the zoo in the evenings on select dates where you can see the animals after dark!
RIPLEY'S BELIEVE IT OR NOT
The only place in Baltimore where you’ll find shrunken heads, a 12ft tall Transformer sculpture made of scrap car parts, the fiji island mermaid, one-of-a-kind artwork, tons of hands-on interactives, and sculptures made out of matchsticks!
Experience three unique attractions including Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium, our Ripley’s Moving Theater where you ride the movies, and 2,000 sq. ft. of the mind-bending Marvelous Mirror Maze!