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  • 1. American Visionary Art Museum

    Federal Hill | Museum/Gallery

    The nation's primary museum and education center for self-taught or "outsider" art has won great acclaim by both museum experts and those who...Read More

  • Baltimore Museum of Art

    2. Baltimore Museum of Art

    Charles Village | Museum/Gallery

    Works by Matisse, Picasso, Cézanne, Gauguin, van Gogh, and Monet are among the 90,000 paintings, sculptures, and decorative arts on exhibit...Read More

    Baltimore Museum of Art
  • Fort McHenry

    3. Fort McHenry

    Locust Point | Military Site

    This star-shaped brick fort is forever associated with Francis Scott Key and "The Star-Spangled Banner," which Key penned while watching the...Read More

    Fort McHenry
  • 4. Maryland Science Center

    Inner Harbor | Museum/Gallery

    Originally known as the Maryland Academy of Sciences, this 200-year-old scientific institution is one of the oldest in the United States. Now...Read More

  • 5. Maryland Zoo in Baltimore


    More than 2,000 animals live in the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, the third-oldest zoo in the country. Elephants, lions, giraffes and hippos are...Read More

  • National Aquarium in Baltimore

    6. National Aquarium in Baltimore

    Inner Harbor | Zoo/Aquarium

    The most-visited attraction in Maryland has more than 16,000 fish, sharks, dolphins, and amphibians dwelling in 2 million gallons of water....Read More

    National Aquarium in Baltimore
  • 7. Oriole Park at Camden Yards

    Downtown | Sports Venue

    Home of the Baltimore Orioles, Camden Yards and the nearby area bustle on game days. Since it opened in 1992, this nostalgically designed baseball...Read More

  • 8. Port Discovery Children's Museum

    Inner Harbor | Museum/Gallery

    At this interactive museum, adults are encouraged to play every bit as much as children. A favorite attraction is the three-story KidWorks,...Read More

  • 9. Walters Art Museum

    Mount Vernon | Museum/Gallery

    The Walters' prodigious collection of more than 30,000 artworks provides an organized overview of human history over 5,500 years, from the 3rd...Read More

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