Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Baltimore

Evergreen Museum

Well worth the 7-mile drive north from the Inner Harbor, this grand 19th-century mansion provides a fascinating glimpse into upper-class Baltimore life of the 1800s. The house is packed with fine art and masterpiece…
Top Choice Museum in Baltimore

American Visionary Art Museum

Housing a jaw-dropping collection of self-taught (or 'outsider' art), AVAM is a celebration of unbridled creativity utterly free of arts-scene pretension. Across two buildings and two sculpture parks, you'll find br…
Top Choice Museum in Baltimore

Walters Art Museum

The magnificent Chamber of Wonders re-creates the library of an imagined 17th-century scholar, one with a taste for the exotic. The abutting Hall of Arms and Armor displays the most impressive collection of medieval…
Aquarium in Baltimore

National Aquarium

Standing seven stories high and capped by a glass pyramid, this is widely considered to be America's best aquarium, with almost 20,000 creatures from more than 700 species, a rooftop rainforest, a multistory shark t…
Museum in Baltimore

National Great Blacks in Wax Museum

This simple but thought-provoking African American history museum has exhibits spotlighting Frederick Douglass, Jackie Robinson, Dr Martin Luther King Jr and Barack Obama, as well as lesser-known figures such as exp…
Museum in Baltimore

Maryland Historical Society

With more than 350,000 objects and seven million books and documents, this is among the world's largest collections of Americana. Highlights include one of two surviving Revolutionary War officer's uniforms, photogr…
Cemetery in Baltimore

Edgar Allan Poe's Gravesite

Horror writer Edgar Allan Poe was buried twice on the grounds of Westminster Hall. His body was first deposited in an unmarked grave behind the church after his death in 1849. In 1875, his remains were moved to the …
Historic Site in Baltimore

Fort McHenry National Monument & Historic Shrine

On September 13 and 14, 1814, this star-shaped fort successfully repelled a British navy attack during the Battle of Baltimore. After a long night of bombs bursting in the air, shipbound prisoner Francis Scott Key s…
Monument in Baltimore

Washington Monument

For the best views of Baltimore, climb the 227 marble steps of the 178ft-tall Doric column dedicated to America's founding father, George Washington. The monument was designed by Robert Mills, who also created DC's …
Museum in Baltimore

Jewish Museum of Maryland

Maryland has traditionally been home to one of the largest, most active Jewish communities in the country, and this is a fine place to explore their experience in America. The Voices of Lombard Street: A Century of …