Bring your homeschooler to MSC for hands-on STEM workshops!
Enrichment programs, IMAX films, planetarium programs, and more are taking place during these exciting homeschool weeks. Plus, basic admission to our exhibit halls is free all participating in these programs that day with prepaid registration.
Homeschool programs will return in September 2023.
Homeschool Pricing Winter 2023
Valid Wednesday-Friday Only, January 11th-20th
|Program||Students Ages 3-18||Chaperones|
|MSC Theater Programs||$8.50||$8.50|
|Family Science Festival||$5.00||$5.00|
Everyone ages 3+ needs a ticket to get into the Planetarium, IMAX, MSC Theater, and Family Science Festival during Homeschool.
*Exhibits Only admission can be purchased in person at the door, no advance registration will be accepted. All same day sales will be charged the admission fee. All homeschoolers participating in additional programs with advanced paid registration will have free admission to the exhibits for that day.
FAQsWhere is the Maryland Science Center?
We are located at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor at the intersection of Light Street and Key Highway. Our physical address is 601 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21230.
Homeschoolers attending the Homeschool event should use the Constellation Energy Learning Entrance located on the Key Highway side of the building. Do not use the main Harborside Entrance. Please note we will begin the check-in process at 10am.
We validate parking at three nearby garages. Vouchers for all garages can be picked up at the Security Desk located on Level One.
*Use the Royal Sonesta Garage, enter on Lee Street between Light Street and Charles Street. Bring your parking ticket and receive a voucher providing you with flat rate of $15.00 for the day.
*Use 414 Light Street Parking, enter on Conway Street between Light Street and Charles Street. Bring your parking ticket and receive a voucher providing you with a flat rate of $11.00 for the day.
*Use Federal Parking Garage, located at 11 E. Lee Street between Light Street and Charles Street. Bring your parking ticket and receive a voucher providing you with a flat rate of $12.00 for the day. Please note that the Federal Parking Garage is cash only.
Yes, please print your tickets at home or save them to your electronic device. You will be checked into each program using your tickets or our computer-generated registration list.
Late comers will still be admitted into their programming with the exception of programs held in the Planetarium and MSC Theater. For your safety, you will not be able to re-enter the planetarium if you leave once the presentation starts. There are no refunds or exchanges on any portion of missed programming.
We currently do not have food services. Our café does have vending machines. You are welcome to bring your lunch or leave and return.
Due to capacity issues, we only have space for the students that are registered. Please note everyone attending the Davis Planetarium and IMAX Theater age 3 and up must purchase a ticket.
All programs are age specific. Children must be in age-appropriate programming and must be the age of their programming by September 30, 2022.
Yes! If you plan to just tour the exhibits only, and are not participating in any programs, you do not need to register in advance. You will, however, need to register on the day you come in to tour the exhibits. Exhibits only admission fee is $10 per person.
Any programming that is available on the day of your visit can be added at the door. The Exhibits only fee applies to all same day door sales.
If you are just visiting the exhibit halls you can use your membership. All homeschool programming: enrichment programs, IMAX, and planetarium shows are not available to the public and require special tickets.
If the Maryland Science Center is closed due to inclement weather during the original date of this program, the make-up date will be during the week of January 25th-27th. Your program will happen on the same day of the week and time of the original program. Should there be a weather incident, our website will be updated by 7am for that day’s programming. You will only receive a refund if MSC has to close during the make-up week.
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