Within Walking Distance
These attractions are a short walk around the Harbor from the Maryland Science Center:
Top of the World-Observation Level
World Trade Center, 27th Floor
401 East Pratt Street
Start your visit to Baltimore with a breathtaking view of the city’s skyline and beyond from the world’s tallest pentagonal building, designed by I.M. Pei. Top of the World offers a spectacular 360-degree view of the horizon.
The USS Constellation Museum
Pier One, East Pratt Street
The USS Constellation is the only surviving Civil War battleship still afloat. Her Naval history includes the capture of three slave ships off the coast of Africa, freeing 700 people, and the delivery of famine relief supplies to Ireland. Today it serves as a maritime museum where you can learn about Naval history and find out how thousands of sailors lived and worked onboard.
Baltimore Maritime Museum
Pier 3, East Pratt Street
Baltimore and the nation’s maritime heritage await you with tours of the USCGC Taney, the last surviving warship from the attack on Pearl Harbor; the U.S. submarine Torsk, which sank the last two Japanese combatant ships of World War II; and the Lightship Chesapeake, a floating navigational lighthouse.
Baltimore Museum of Industry
1415 Key Highway
Devoted to the region’s industrial heritage, this Inner Harbor museum features recreated workshops and storefronts, award-winning children’s activities, the 1906 steam tugboat “Baltimore,” a beautiful waterfront location and free parking.
National Aquarium in Baltimore
Piers 3 and 4, 501 East Pratt Street
The National Aquarium is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to inspire conservation of the world’s aquatic treasures. Travel to an Australian river gorge, descend through an Atlantic coral reef, explore a tropical rain forest, discover dolphins and sharks, and interact with animal experts! Experience to more than 16,000 animals and award winning exhibits such as Jellies Invasion, Dolphin Discovery, Animal Planet Australia and more!
American Visionary Art Museum
Museum 800 Key Highway
This national museum and educational center features original works created by intuitive, self-taught artists. Here you will find seven art galleries, an outdoor wildflower sculpture garden, museum store and gourmet restaurant.
Port Discovery, the Kid-Powered Museum
35 Market Place
Port Discovery, the Kid-Powered Museum at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, is three floors of ever changing, interactive fun for the whole family.
National Historic Seaport of Baltimore
802 S. Caroline Street
The Inner Harbor’s National Historic Seaport of Baltimore includes a variety of maritime attractions-from historic boats to a floating lighthouse-that together tell the story of Baltimore’s important maritime history.