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Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum

Baltimore, MD

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Address: 216 Emory St, Baltimore, MD 21230, USA Number: 410 727 1539 Website Contact How do we get there?

What is there to do?

Batter up kids, because you are about to explore the life and legacy of the most iconic baseball players the US has ever produced - yes, we are talking about Babe Ruth!

The Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum tells the story of this amazing sportsman, and celebrates his career through dynamic exhibits and programs.

So why was Babe Ruth the greatest player to ever take the field? The Ruthian Record exhibit explore Ruth's record as an amazing slugger, as well as a record-setting pitcher and even a school-age catcher!

On display you can see Babe Ruth's actual bat he used, as well as his uniform, and a number of other personal items that will really allow you to connect with this impressive player on a deeper level!

Back in 1895, the harbor area of Baltimore was a rough place, but that's exactly where George Herman Ruth was born - the son of a German saloon keeper - in a tiny row house on Emory Street. Today, you can see the upstairs room where Babe was actually born. It's a wonderful exhibit to show kids that no matter where you come from, that doesn't define or limit what you can achieve!

Go on to see how "the Bambino" learned the game of baseball, and how he got his start!

Also at the Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum you can explore his reputation as a husband, father and friend, as well as see how he was portrayed over the years on the big screen

A fascinating look into not only the history of Baltimore, but the life and legacy of the greatest baseball player of all time - Babe Ruth!

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How much does it cost?

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Adults

$12

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Children

$6 (Ages 5 to 16)

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Discount

Seniors & Military $10

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Free Under

5 years

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Last Updates

2022

Any top tips?

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Knock one out of the park with a legendary kids birthday party at the Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum - a fun way to celebrate!

I'm Hungry!

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Grab something to eat in the area before or after your visit - there are plenty of places!

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Where is it at?

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Both the Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum is located just a short walk from Baltimore's Inner Harbor and Oriole Park at Camden Yards. The Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum is located at 216 Emory Street, three blocks west of Oriole Park. Just follow the 60 baseballs painted on the sidewalk from the stadium to the Museum.

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Exhibits on the life and career of George Herman “Babe” Ruth take your class through the world of the 1910s, 20s, and 30s, when change in the culture happened at lightning speed, much like culture today. Students can discover how the the Ruth family not only changed the way we think about sports, but also how we understand hard work, media, celebrity, and family.

Can I get one of those?

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There is a Museum Store where you can pick up a host of Babe Ruth related gifts and merchandise!

Need a little extra help?

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Give them a call to ask about the accessibility of the museum

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When can we go?

10am - 5pm Wednesday to Sunday (off-season). Check during peak season the times online!

Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Year's Eve, and New Year's Day.

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