The Walters Art Museum has ever-changing exhibitions and has a hands-on studio.
The Baltimore Museum of Art houses the internationally renowned collection of 19th century art, and has the world’s largest number of works by Henri Matisse
American Visionary Art Museum is a small folk museum with meaningful exhibits about the environment.
The Maryland Zoo has more than 1,500 animals including elephants, leopards, polar bears, and African Penguins.
Aquarium of Baltimore
The Baltimore Aquarium, also known as the National Aquarium, has 16,000 species of marine life, has two separate buildings to visit. A walking ramp runs around the round glass display, which gives an awesome view of all the marine life.
B & O Railroad Museum
This Museum is a full affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution. It houses the oldest, most comprehensive collection of railroad artifacts in the Western Hemisphere including 19th and 20th century railroad equipment. The B&O was founded in 1827 and had a dramatic economic, social, and cultural impact on America’s society.
Edgar Allan Poe’s Grave Site and Memorial Poe and many patriots who played a significant role in the American Revolution are found here.
Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, a part of the National Park Service, is the site of the Battle of Baltimore, War of 1812, where Francis Scott Key wrote “The Star-Spangled Banner in 1814.