Maryland Science Center Tours and Activities
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One of the oldest scientific institutions in the US, the Maryland Science Center has been attracting visitors of all ages since 1976. Also known as the MSC, the site features three floors of exhibits, hands-on activities and demonstrations designed to get folks excited about science. Highlights include more than a dozen full-size dinosaurs, a unique journey through the human body and an exhibit on blue crabs that focuses on the ecosystem of the Chesapeake Bay.
A mix of educational flicks and Hollywood blockbusters play daily on the 400-seat, five-story 3D IMAX Theater. The Davis Planetarium offers programs featuring everything from the night’s sky to shows aimed at young kids featuring popular Sesame Street characters.
The Maryland Science Center is located at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. If you are coming by car, the MSC is accessible from numerous highways including I-95 and I-295 from the south, I-95 and I-83 from the north, and I-70 to the west. The Maryland Science Center also validates at two nearby garages. If you are looking for public transportation options, Light rail and MARC Trains stop four blocks away at Camden Yards.
Address: 601 Light St, Baltimore, Maryland 21230, USA
Hours: Mon-Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 11am-4pm
Admission: Adults $18.95-$22.95, Child $15.95-19.95
2 Tours and Activities to Experience Maryland Science Center
Cast off in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor on this 3-hour luxury dinner cruise. Pass popular attractions including the Maryland Science Center, Pride Mast Memorial and the Francis Scott Key Bridge, while you dine on a gourmet buffet prepared with seasonal offerings. Admire Baltimore’s illuminated skyline as you are entertained by the ship's crew and a DJ spinning top hits. This dinner cruise makes an excellent prelude to a night on the town.
Taking safety measures
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Make the most out of your day in Baltimore with this scavenger hunt adventure. From two to five people, pick a team to play along with you — and remember to book everyone in your group at the same time. Work together as you travel around the city to solve clues and complete challenges. Plus, stop by famous and historical areas, such as the Star-Spangled Banner Flag House and Little Italy.
Price varies by group size
Price varies by group size
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What are Maryland Science Center hours of operation?
Maryland Science Center hours of operation: Mon-Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 11am-4pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
What's the best way to experience Maryland Science Center?
The best ways to experience Maryland Science Center are:See all Maryland Science Center experiences on Viator.