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National Aquarium in Baltimore

Map501 E. Pratt St. Pier 3
Baltimore, MD 21202
410-576-3800
    Categories:
  • Zoo/Aquarium

Description:

To navigate the Aquarium’s hundreds of exhibits & more than 16,500 creatures, map out your trip beforehand using the website’s interactive trip planner. Your family can see an Australian river gorge with crocodiles, birds & other animals in Animal Planet Australia: Wild Extremes. See a live dolphin show or go on a 4-D theater ride, complete with the sights, sounds & scents of coastal waters.

KIDBIT: When things get busy here (and they usually are), admission is timed, so make sure to carve out a full day to visit in case you have to wait.

Accessibility Details

The aquarium hosts deaf awareness days, where sign-language interpreters narrate presentations, dives and animal encounters. Accessibility guides and maps are marked for those who need to follow a wheelchair/stroller route. Guests can also grab a touch bag stocked with tactile items and check out exhibits with hands-on elements.

Cost Cutter

FREE admission for families with a membership to a science museum that’s affiliated with the ASTC Travel Passport Program

Additional Information:

Ages: All Ages/Families
Elementary School Age
Middle School & Teens
Parents
Toddlers & Preschoolers
Offers Field Trips?: yes
Grades for Field Trips: 0 Early Ed / Preschool
0 Kindergarten
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