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Maryland Science Center

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Address: 601 Light St, Baltimore, MD 21230
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+1 410-685-5225
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Tue - Fri 10:00 - 17:00
Sat 10:00 - 18:00
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This popular museum is located in Harborplace.

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We visited the three level Science Center and we enjoyed live demonstrations, interactive demonstrations, and displays galore. The children really enjoyed their time but there... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the three level Science Center and we enjoyed live demonstrations, interactive demonstrations, and displays galore. The children really enjoyed their time but there were several school groups with unruly children who made the lines longer and the visit maddening at times. However, it was free for us as we are Science Center Members.

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oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We loved the dinosaur exhibit. Super interactive but lots to look at as well. I also loved the space area. It kept 2 adults and a 4 yr old busy for at least 3 hours. A great stop!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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52 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The science center itself is a little outdated, many things have been there for a long time, and some don't work anymore. If you're taking the time to visit, definitely watch an Imax movie.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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855 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 294 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Right in the heart of the Inner Harbour, on far end is this cool place, that changes there exhibits periodically through out the year, definitely if your coming for a visit, make sure to check out their website to see what's going on. Great play areas for the small children, nice gift shop too.

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Thank tammyBaltimore_Md
Milwaukee
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the dinosaur area, especially different eggs. Also enjoyed presentation of the planets. Otherwise it is kind of toward kids.

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Calgary, Canada
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445 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I usually try to visit science centers in the cities where I attend conferences. This science center is okay but appears to be mostly geared towards kids rather than adults. Most of the displays are interactive, but do not offer lots of info that adults would find interesting. The cost was $25/adult. Parking is a little bit of a hassle... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On the second floor there is an amazing space for a catered dinner. The museum's own food service catered the dinner and they do it well. The bartenders tried hard during the reception and the servers paid great attention to this group of 60 diners. The food came out at a good pace and it felt more like a restaurant... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If I was a kid I would stay in the science center for the whole day. As a grown up, I spent only the afternoon. But did return the next day. Amazing place.

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Laurel, Maryland
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216 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The science center focuses upon showing science through hands on exhibits that would best be called experiments. The younger children are excited by the hands on experiences. The older children try repeating the experiments many times in different ways. The middle school children and adults frequently read the explanations of how the contraption worked. My 6 year old grandson delighted... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic multi-story, interactive science center. Staff are engaging and focused on making science fun and understandable for all ages. Do not miss the activity in the Shed if you have older elementary aged kids!

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