Baltimore Museum of Art

Baltimore, MD

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Address: 10 Art Museum Dr, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA How do we get there? Number: 443 573 1700
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If you love art, then you're in luck because the Baltimore Museum of Art is Maryland's largest art museum featuring more than 85,000 works or art, ranging from ancient mosaics to contemporary art!

Suitable for the older kids, the BMA offers FREE entry to it's numerous galleries, so everyone really can enjoy the wonders of the art world!

As you walk around the collections, you could be passing 19th century sculptures, or modern paintings, or enjoying the largest collection of Henri Matisse in the entire WORLD! Pretty amazing!

Kids can come face to face with art from all over the world, from Africa, to Asia, and Europe, and even Native American. 

If you have lots of questions, or just can't wait to soak up the history of art, then why not check out the FREE guided public tours that all start from the East Lobby.  You can learn about the collections and exhibits on one day, then explore one collection in depth with a curator another day!

The Baltimore Museum of Art is also great for families, because throughout the year they host specific events just for YOU! From hands-on workshops, to special gallery tours,  and they also encourage fun ways for kids to enjoy the exhibits, such as describing the art to family members, or imagining what stories the art has behind it!

They are not only going to learn, but they are going to be inspired too!

The exhibits can change across the year too, so with every visit you will be exploring and discovering something new and amazing. 

The art world is amazing place, and at the Baltimore Museum of Art, they love extending their passion to children and families who might just be inspired. You never know - one day YOU might have a painting hanging on their wall!

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How much does it cost?



Free, but some exhibits may incur a charge



Same as adult


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Baltimore Museum of Art FAQ’s

Strollers are welcome in the Museum and all restrooms are equipped with baby changing stations

Gertrudes is an upmarket restaurant on site that's open Tuesdays to Sundays, and best with a reservation as it books up quickly!

Keep an eye out for the various free public tours they have across the week!

The BMA shop is actually open on Tuesdays, with some days closing at 8pm. Here you can pick up educational items, gifts, and art related products to take home!

Free parking for one half hour for all visitors.

Each year, The Baltimore Museum of Art welcomes more than 25,000 students and teachers to its galleries, and proudly introduces its extensive collection and special exhibitions through school tours, educational programs, and workshops. Friendly, knowledgeable gallery teachers lead students on tours of discovery, helping them develop their visual and analytic skills through close observation and lively conversation.

Strollers are welcome in the Museum and all restrooms are equipped with baby changing stations

They have plenty of healthy options within the menu

The Museum and tiered Sculpture Gardens are accessible to wheelchairs and those with limited mobility. Wheelchairs are available free of charge at each Checkroom, on a first-come, first-served basis.

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