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Maryland Science Center

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This popular museum is located in Harborplace.
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601 Light St, Baltimore, MD 21230-3803
+1 410-685-5225
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had been to Baltimore so many times and I finally went into this place. Some may find it disappointing as there are things you can see at other museums, but I thought that it was good. I enjoyed the IMAX movie about the National...More

Thank JohnBCowgill
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We love this museum and go every few months. As my kids grow and change , they always find new things that interest and fascinate.Currently, we love the planetarium, human body, paper airplane flying and the building areas. The dino area is great also, we've...More

1  Thank wannatravelalways
Reviewed 16 August 2018

The Maryland Science Center is wonderful! You are able to make a heart beat; have your height measured from a "laser" above your head; see how your eyes work, your lungs work; make electricity...and on and on! Another wonderful feature is that it is free...More

2  Thank kaypsu76
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We went as a family with one teenager, a ten year old and a two year old. There were so many interactive things for all ages. There was an area for younger kids with water tables and they supply aprons so they don’t get soaked....More

2  Thank familyhunter77
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I accompanied our daughter and young granddaughter to the Maryland Science Center. As elementary school teachers (one retired and one soon to be retired) we were both very impressed with the interactive exhibits, children’s room, and staff. The only down side was...More

1  Thank Bee53
Reviewed 8 August 2018

One of the neatest places I've ever been. So many amazing displays and shows, etc. You'll be overwhelmed by how much you didn't know, and have fun doing it.

Thank davejednorski
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We live in Central PA and have been here before when our grandsons were younger. Now they are 11 and 7 3/4 and they got so much more out of the center. The older one was able to assist with operating things or just explanation...More

1  Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

This was our first visit to the Science Centre and immediately saw that as a visitor, this cannot be done in one day only and especially with a toddler. The amenities and attractions were awesome. My granddaughter could not get enough and we had to...More

Thank Nazlie D
Reviewed 19 July 2018

While admission isn't cheap, you could literally spend an entire day here with a kid. From IMAX movies to a planetarium, to life size dinosaurs, and tons of hands-on, interactive, exhibits, your child will not be bored - and s/he will not want to leave....More

1  Thank Fantajan
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Our kids loved this Science Center. There were a number of hands on exhibits that they could have done for hours. They also had a great time watching the show at the Planetarium. We went on Bubble Day which also kept them entertained. I would...More

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Response from dpec421 | Reviewed this property |
I went with 2 adults and 1 child and we all enjoyed it. It comes down to how invested are you in participating in all the offerings. I did it all and loved it as much as my 12 year old. There is plenty for adults to do and... More
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Response from Kristine412 | Reviewed this property |
My kids were 7 and 10 when we went and they both had fun. I didn't find this science center to be as interactive as others that we have been to around the country but the kids still enjoyed it. Unless your boys are very... More