Museums in BALTIMORE with kids

A place where kids can learn, AND have a great time? Surely not! 

When it comes to museums in Baltimore, Maryland, that’s exactly what you will find! The many fascinating museums in this The Old Line State city offer a range of topics, with many perfectly designed to visit with children. 

Art lovers in the family? Take your pick! Looking for interactive museums with endless fun things to do with kids? Where would you like to start!?  Nature…history…transport…the list is endless!

Museums have become incredible places to go with kids where they can learn, interact, and be introduced to a whole new world of wonder.

Learning CAN be fun in Baltimore…and museums are the best place to start! Enjoy!

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  • Port Discovery Children's Museum

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    Baltimore

    Kids fun in Baltimore with this children's museum that provides experiences which ignite imagination, inspire learning, and nurture growth through play!

  • Geppis Entertainment Museum

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    (1 miles) Baltimore City

    Located in Camden Station at Camden Yards. The museum exhibits nearly 6,000 pop culture artifacts from the past 250 years including comics, toys, dolls, games and memorabilia from every category. ...

  • USS Constellation Museum

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    (1 miles) Baltimore

    The Museum is the steward of the 1854 US Sloop-of-War Constellation. It's also the custodian of all related artifacts, materials, and histories from the Baltimore-built Frigate Constellation of ...

  • Maryland Science Center

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    (1 miles) Baltimore

    Three fun levels of interactive science fun, with exhibits covering dinosaurs, space, the human body and planet Earth. Kids just have to make sure they touch everything and have fun!

  • Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum and Sports Legends Museum

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    (1 miles) Baltimore

    Both the Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum and Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards. The Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum presents the life and times of George Herman "Babe" Ruth, Baltimore's native son who ...

  • Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum

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    (1 miles) Baltimore

    Where America's most important, historic and comprehensive collection lives to tell the story of railroading every day. Forty acres of heritage and a world class collection await your discovery!

  • Baltimore Museum of Industry

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    (1 miles) Baltimore

    The BMI is a great place to learn and have fun at any age! Enjoy a guided tour including demonstrations of working industrial artifacts, or explore the digital tour's numerous audio or video tracks. ...

  • Baltimore Museum of Art

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    (2 miles) Baltimore

    The Baltimore Museum of Art organizes and presents a variety of dynamic exhibitions and innovative programs throughout the year. The Museum is Maryland's largest art museum featuring more than 85,000 ...

  • Lacrosse Museum and National Hall of Fame

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    (3 miles) Baltimore

    Come discover and relive the origins of America's oldest sport! Engulf yourself in rare photographs and art, vintage equipment and uniforms, striking sculptures and trophies, cherished memorabilia ...

  • National Electronics Museum

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    (8 miles) Linthicum

    From telegraph and radio to radar and satellites, the National Electronics Museum offers visitors access to the electronic marvels that have helped to shape our country and our world.

  • US Naval Academy Museum

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    (22 miles) Annapolis

    The U. S. Naval Academy Museum serves as an educational and inspirational resource for the Brigade of Midshipmen at the U. S. Naval Academy, other students of American naval history, and thousands of ...

  • Annapolis Maritime Museum

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    (22 miles) Annapolis

    The Annapolis Maritime Museum seeks to connect the richness of the maritime heritage of the Annapolis area with our local youth and adults.The Museum operates from a waterside campus on the shores of ...

  • Chesapeake Childrens Museum

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    (23 miles) Annapolis

    The mission of Chesapeake Children's Museum is to create an environment of discovery about oneself, the peoples, the technologies, and the ecology of the Chesapeake Bay area for all our children and ...

  • NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

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    (24 miles) Greenbelt

    Space education and fun at this interactive NASA Visitor Center in Maryland! With lectures, model rocket launches, and children's programs, there is much to see and learn for kids - all about space!

  • College Park Aviation Museum

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    (27 miles) College Park

    Visitors to the museum step into an open 1½ story exhibit space, which highlights the display of unique aircraft and artifacts and tells the story of the airport's many 1st in flight to today.

  • Gaithersburg Community Museum

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    (33 miles) Gaithersburg

    An interesting and educational museum on the cities' history, set in a beautifully resorted 1884 B&O Railroad Station complex in the lovely Gaithersburg, Maryland.

  • National Postal Museum

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    (34 miles) NE Washington

    The National Postal Museum is divided into galleries that explore America's postal history from colonial times to the present. Visitors learn how mail has been transported, emphasize the importance ...

  • Marian Koshland Science Museum

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    (35 miles) NW Washington

    While families are welcome to enjoy up to the minute scientific research it's largely aimed at over 8s, though hands-on activities are offered most weekends.

  • National Museum of Crime and Punishment

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    (35 miles) Washington

    Committed to offering an experience that the whole family can enjoy. While there may be some portions of the museum you choose to avoid with your child, there are numerous exhibits and interactives ...

  • Smithsonian American Art Museum

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    (35 miles) Penn Quarter

    Smithsonian American Art Museum is the nations first art collection, and covers the richness and diversity of America's artists

  • International Spy Museum

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    (35 miles) Washington

    The only public museum in the United States solely dedicated to espionage. An amazing array of public programs, workshops, demonstrations, and action-packed missions to go on!

  • The Phillips Collection

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    (35 miles) NW Washington

    The Phillips Collection, America's first museum of modern art, opened in 1921 in the home of Duncan Phillips (18861966). The collection includes Renoir's great masterpiece Luncheon of the Boating ...

  • Newseum

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    (35 miles) NW Washington DC

    15 main galleries, many of them hands-on interactive, which are fun and interesting for all ages telling the story of NEWS down the ages!

  • Madame Tussauds

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    (35 miles) NW Washington

    Visit Madame Tussauds Washington DC and experience our Presidents Gallery; a brand new exhibit that displays all 44 U.S. Presidents in an exciting and interactive environment. The Presidents Gallery ...

  • National Geographic Museum

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    (35 miles) Washington DC

    At National Geographic Museum in Washington D.C., past and current expeditions, adventures, and scientific research come to life. Enjoy a wide variety of changing exhibitions as well as permanent and ...

  • National Gallery of Art

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    (35 miles) Washington DC

    Loads of children's events - family specific things to do on the site and children's audio tour as well. Please visit our webiste for more details on family oriented activities.

  • Navy Yard

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    (35 miles) Washington DC

    Loads of hands on things to keep the kids occupied naval artifacts, model ships, undersea vehicles, sub periscopes, a space capsule, a decommissioned destroyer - feel tired just reading it!! Please ...

  • O Street Museum

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    (35 miles) Washington

    The only museum of its kind, O Street Museum has always been dedicated to exploring the creative process. With more than 100 rooms and 32 secret doors, the collection rotates and changes daily.

  • National Museum of the American Indian

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    (35 miles) SW Washington DC

    The National Museum of the American Indian is committed to advancing knowledge and understanding of Native cultures(check out the website)!!!

  • National Museum of Natural History

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    (35 miles) NW Washington

    Top tip for kids, you might want to make your first stop the first-floor Discovery Room, which is filled with creative hands-on exhibits "for children of all ages." Every now and then, the hall comes ...

  • National Air and Space Museum

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    (35 miles) Washington

    Hundreds of artifacts on display including the original Wright 1903 Flyer, the Spirit of St. Louis, the Apollo 11 command module, and a lunar rock sample that visitors can touch. The Steven F. ...

  • National Museum of American History

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    (36 miles) NW Washington DC

    Lots for kids to do, check out the special kids section of the website. Lots of hands-on exhibits, old cars, trains - the kid of things that keep the small people amused - can get busy though, so ...

  • Corcoran Gallery of Art

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    (36 miles) NW Washington DC

    Apart from being a great art gallery, they also do great family programs - recommended for the small people as galleries can be hard work when you are little

  • United States National Holocaust Museum

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    (36 miles) SW Washington DC

    This internationally acclaimed museum tells the story of the Holocaust through artifacts, films, photos, and oral histories.

  • The National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial

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    (38 miles) Arlington

    A visitor education center and memorial for the 9/11 attacks at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia.