What to see in Baltimore

Baltimore Attractions

Baltimore, the largest city in Maryland, with a vast and important seaport history, certainly draws in visitors with a range of attractions. Home to many famed places of learning, most notably the Johns Hopkins University, as well as many museums, some wonderful cultural institutions - an eminent symphony orchestra just to name one - and rich history, Baltimore offers visitors a chance to indulge a variety of interests.

The Baltimore Inner Harbour is a superb place to visit, where tourists find themselves enjoying the newly renovated area and old town centre and engaging in the seaport history. Surrounding the popular waterfront are several entertainment hubs suitable for the whole family. The National Aquarium is a sought-after attraction, home to more than 16,000 marine animals, and the Maryland Science Center makes for a one of a kind educational experience for both the young and old including many noteworthy interactive exhibits. With other attractions such as the Port Discovery Children's Museum and the Maryland Zoo, the whole family is easily entertained in this city known for both its charm and urban finesse. For those interested a little less in history and culture and more in the outlandish, Ripley's Believe It or Not! will provide much excitement.

There are also a lot vibrant restaurants and lively nightlife spots to choose from when the children are in bed and visitors feel like a night out. Fells Point is the most popular district for entertainment, offering lots of nice restaurants as well as cafes, bars and nightclubs.

Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad Museum

The B&O Railroad Museum's roster of rolling stock, historic railway buildings, and assortment of memorabilia from…

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Baltimore Museum of Art

The Baltimore Museum of Art, in the leafy city neighbourhood of Charles Village, was founded in 1914 with a single painting.…

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Fort McHenry

The Fort McHenry National Monument will forever be associated with America's national anthem, written by the poet Francis…

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Lacrosse Museum and National Hall of Fame

The unique sport of lacrosse is played extensively in the eastern United States by more than 400,000 people, and nowhere…

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Maryland Science Center

The striking glass, steel and concrete structure on the Inner Harbor houses the Maryland Science Center with five storeys…

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National Aquarium

The National Aquarium is Maryland's leading tourist attraction, and one of the best aquariums in the world. It was recently…

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Walters Art Museum

During the 19th and early 20th centuries, two Baltimore men, William Walters and his son, Henry, amassed a diverse range…

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