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Maryland Science Center

Maryland Science Center Review

Originally known as the Maryland Academy of Sciences, this 200-year-old scientific institution is one of the oldest in the United States. Now housed in a contemporary building, the three floors of exhibits on the Chesapeake Bay, Earth science, physics, the body, dinosaurs, and outer space are an invitation to engage, experiment, and explore. The center has a planetarium, a simulated archaeological dinosaur dig, an IMAX movie theater with a screen five stories high, and a playroom especially designed for young children.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 601 Light St., Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD, 21230 | Map It
  • Phone: 410/685–5225
  • Cost: $16.95
  • Hours: May–Aug., Sun.–Thurs. 10–6, Fri.–Sat. 10–8; Sept., Sat. 10–6, Sun. 11–5; Oct.–April, Tues–Fri. 10–5, Sat. 10–6, Sun. 11–5
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  • Location: Inner Harbor-Downtown
Updated: 08-14-2013

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