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Name Category Location
 
American Visionary Art Museum
The nation's primary museum and education center for self-taught...
Museums / Galleries Inner Harbor/Downtown
 
B&O Railroad Museum
The famous Baltimore & Ohio Railroad was founded on the site...
Museums / Galleries West Baltimore
 
Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum
This plain brick row house, three blocks from Oriole Park at...
Museums / Galleries, Houses / Mansions West Baltimore
 
Baltimore City Hall
Built in 1875, Baltimore City Hall consists of mansard roofs...
Government Buildings Inner Harbor/Downtown
 
Baltimore Civil War Museum-President Street Station
President Street Station offers a glimpse of the violence and...
Museums / Galleries Inner Harbor/Downtown
 
Baltimore Museum of Art
Works by Matisse, Picasso, Cézanne, Gauguin, van Gogh, and Monet...
Museums / Galleries Charles Village
 
Baltimore Museum of Industry
Housed in an 1865 oyster cannery, the fascinating and kid-friendly...
Museums / Galleries Inner Harbor/Downtown
 
Baltimore Streetcar Museum
This often-overlooked museum lets you travel back to an era when...
Museums / Galleries Druid Hill
 
Basilica of the Assumption
Completed in 1821, the Catholic Basilica of the Assumption is...
Religious Sites Mount Vernon
 
Broadway Market
Head to the market's two pavilions to grab a drink or light snack...
Markets / Bazaars Fells Point
 
Carroll Mansion
This was once the winter home of Charles Carroll, one of the...
Houses / Mansions Inner Harbor/Downtown
 
Contemporary Museum
Artists come from around the world to collaborate with local...
Museums / Galleries Mount Vernon
 
Davidge Hall
Built in 1812 for $35,000, this green-dome structure has been...
Architectural Sites West Baltimore
 
Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry
This unusual museum, which has a set of George Washington's dentures...
Museums / Galleries West Baltimore
 
Enoch Pratt Free Library
Donated to the city of Baltimore in 1882 by its namesake, a wealthy...
Libraries Mount Vernon
 
Evergreen House
Built in the 1850s, this 48-room Italianate mansion was the home...
Houses / Mansions Charles Village
 
Federal Hill Park
If you want to snap a photo of the Inner Harbor, Federal Hill...
Parks Inner Harbor/Downtown
 
Fell's Point Visitor Center
Be sure to take a neighborhood walking tour brochure from the...
Information Centers Fells Point
 
Fells Point Maritime Museum
For the history of the shipbuilding industry in Fells Point and...
Museums / Galleries Fells Point
 
First Unitarian Church
Designed by Maximilian Godefroy in 1819, the church that year...
Religious Sites Mount Vernon
 
Fort McHenry
This star-shaped brick fort is forever associated with Francis...
Military Sites Inner Harbor/Downtown
 
Garrett-Jacobs Mansion
Originally built in 1893 by Stanford White for Robert Garrett...
Houses / Mansions Mount Vernon
 
Geppi's Entertainment Museum
Fans of comic books and pop culture have plenty to take in at...
Museums / Galleries Inner Harbor/Downtown
 
Harborplace and the Gallery
Inside two glass-enclosed marketplaces are a plethora of shops...
Stores / Malls Inner Harbor/Downtown
 
Historic Ships in Baltimore
Consisting of three docked vessels and a restored lighthouse...
Museums / Galleries, Nautical Sites Inner Harbor/Downtown
 
Homewood House Museum
This elegant Federal-period mansion was once the home of Charles...
Museums / Galleries Charles Village
 
Jewish Museum of Maryland
Sandwiched between two 19th-century synagogues, the Jewish Museum...
Museums / Galleries, Religious Sites Inner Harbor/Downtown
 
Johns Hopkins University
The school was founded in 1876 with funds donated by Johns Hopkins...
Educational Institutions Charles Village
 
Lacrosse Museum and National Hall of Fame
Photos, objects, and videos tell the story of the history of...
Museums / Galleries Charles Village
 
Lovely Lane Methodist Church
Built in 1882, Lovely Lane Methodist Church is honored with the...
Religious Sites Charles Village
 
M&T Bank Stadium
The Baltimore Ravens football team hosts home games in this state-of-the-art...
Sports Venues West Baltimore
 
Maryland Historical Society
More than 200,000 objects serve to celebrate Maryland's history...
Museums / Galleries Mount Vernon
 
Maryland Science Center
Originally known as the Maryland Academy of Sciences, this 200-year-old...
Museums / Galleries Inner Harbor/Downtown
 
Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
The 150 acres of the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore—the third-oldest...
Zoos / Aquariums Druid Hill
 
Mount Clare Museum House
One of the oldest houses in Baltimore, this elegant mansion was...
Museums / Galleries, Houses / Mansions West Baltimore
 
Mount Vernon Place
One of the country's more beautifully designed public spaces...
Squares Mount Vernon
 
National Aquarium in Baltimore
The most-visited attraction in Maryland has more than 16,000...
Zoos / Aquariums Inner Harbor/Downtown
 
Nine Front Street
This cute two-story brick town house, built in 1790, was once...
Houses / Mansions Inner Harbor/Downtown
 
Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Home of the Baltimore Orioles, Camden Yards and the nearby area...
Sports Venues West Baltimore
 
Phoenix Shot Tower
The only remaining tower of three of this type that once existed...
Architectural Sites Inner Harbor/Downtown
 
Poe House
Though the "Master of the Macabre" lived in this tiny row house...
Houses / Mansions West Baltimore
 
Port Discovery—The Baltimore Children's Museum
At this interactive museum, adults are encouraged to play every...
Museums / Galleries Inner Harbor/Downtown
 
The Power Plant
What actually was the city's former power plant is now a retail...
Stores / Malls, Restaurants Inner Harbor/Downtown
 
Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture
Named for the former CEO of TLC Beatrice International, the Reginald...
Museums / Galleries Inner Harbor/Downtown
 
Robert Long House Museum
The city's oldest residence still standing, this small brick...
Museums / Galleries, Houses / Mansions Fells Point
 
Sherwood Gardens
A popular spring destination for Baltimore families, this 6-acre...
Gardens / Arboretums Charles Village
 
Star-Spangled Banner House
Built in 1793, this Federal-style home was where Mary Pickersgill...
Houses / Mansions Inner Harbor/Downtown
 
USS Constellation
Launched in 1854, the USS Constellation was the last—and largest—all-sail...
Nautical Sites Inner Harbor/Downtown
 
Visitor Center
Stop by the sweeping, all-glass center for information on the...
Information Centers Inner Harbor/Downtown
 
Walters Art Museum
The Walters' prodigious collection of more than 30,000 artworks...
Museums / Galleries Mount Vernon
 
Washington Monument
Completed on July 4, 1829, the impressive monument was the first...
Memorials / Monuments Mount Vernon
 
Westminster Cemetery and Catacombs
The city's oldest cemetery is the final resting place of Edgar...
Cemeteries West Baltimore
 
Woman's Industrial Exchange
This Baltimore institution was organized in the 1880s as a way...
Stores / Malls Mount Vernon
 
World Trade Center
With 32 stories, this building, designed by I.M. Pei's firm...
Architectural Sites Inner Harbor/Downtown
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