Sailboats checker the Chesapeake Bay horizon en route to the Atlantic while big barges head north for port cities like Baltimore, passing quaint rural towns on the Eastern Shore and time-forgotten islands along the way.
From prehistoric giants like T. Rex and fossil digs to people power in Newton's Alley, far away planets to your own immune system the exhibits at Maryland Science Center offer an introduction to the world, past and present, that is both engaging and educational. Enjoy hands on activity with this museum's many interactive displays - and for those still a little too young to make sense of the earthquake table there's the Room to Grow, a spot designed specifically for tots under two. Catch a larger-than-life show in the IMAX theater, spot stars in the planetarium or during stargazing sessions in the Crosby Ramsey Memorial Observatory and get fresh perspective on the world with a short Science on a Sphere film before calling it a full day.
Hours + Fees
Sept-Feb: 10am-5pm, Tues-Thurs, Sun 10am-8pm, Fri 10am-6pm, Sat Summer hours vary
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