Baltimore Sightseeing & Attractions

Make sure you see the highlights of Baltimore while you are in town! The city offers many different sightseeing destinations, activities and experiences. Below is information about various attractions and activities. Please note: meeting attendees that wish to participate in these activities must do so independently.

American Visionary Art Museum

Address: 800 Key Highway, Baltimore, MD 21230
The American Visionary Art Museum specializes in the preservation and display of outsider art (also know as "intuitive art", "raw art", or "art brut").  The 1.1 acre campus hosts a Main Building featuring three floors of exhibition space, as well as a Tall Sculpture Barn and Wildflower Garden, along with large exhibition and event spaces in the Jim Rouse Visionary Center.

Top of the World Observation Level

Address: 401 E. Pratt Street, 27th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202
The Top of the World Observation Level is the perfect starting point for any visit to the city.  Located on the 27th floor of the World Trade Center - the world's tallest pentagonal building - it offers a spectacular 360-degree panoramic view of Baltimore with a breathtaking look at the city's skyline, harbor, and beyond.  Binoculars and photo-map guides help guests learn about local attractions, sites, and neighborhoods.

Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum

Address: 901 Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21223
This site has been called one of the most significant collections of railroad treasures in the world.  It houses the largest collection of 19th-century locomotives in the United States, including a mile of track considered as the "most historic mile of railroad track in the United States".  The museum is located in the B&O Railroad's old Mount Clare Station, which is considered the birthplace of American railroading, as the site of the first regular railroad passenger service in the U.S.  

Baltimore Ghost Tours

Address: Tours depart from the sidewalk outside of Max's sidebar at 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21231
Locally owned and operated, Baltimore Ghost Tours has provided award-winning tours to thousands of locals and visitors since 2001.  Enjoy the mystical tales of Baltimore's haunted history through a walking tour or pub crawl.  Group tours are available.

The National Aquarium, Baltimore

Address: 501 E. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202
With a mission to inspire conservation of the world's aquatic treasures, the National Aquarium is consistently ranked as one of the nation's top three aquariums.  Considered the jewel of Baltimore City's Inner Harbor redevelopment, the aquarium is home to more than 20,000 fish, birds, amphibians, reptiles, and marine mammals living in award-winning habitats.

Maryland Science Center

Address: 601 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21230
Entertaining and educational to the young and old alike, the Maryland Science Center is undoubtedly one of the city's most exciting places to visit, with hands-on exhibits and spectacular displays about the wonderful world of science and technology.  Explore the three floors of demonstrations designed to exercise your imagination, catch a show in the five-story 3D IMAX theater, and explore the space and skies in the Davis Planetarium.

Historic Ships in Baltimore

Address: Pier I, 301 E. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202
The Historic Ships in Baltimore represent one of the most impressive collections of military vessels in the world.  These four ships - the USS Constellation, USS Torsk, USCGC Taney, and Lightship 116 Chesapeake -  and the  Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse exhibit life at sea from the mid-19th century to the mid-1980's.  Enjoy "hands-on encounters with history" through demonstrations, activities, and tours.

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

Address: 1 Safari Place, Baltimore, MD 21217
The Baltimore Zoo is third oldest zoo in the United States, behind Philadelphia and Cincinnati.  Today, this 135-plus acre property is home to nearly 200 species of animals, including birds, mammals, amphibians, and reptiles.  Animals are displayed in natural settings that replicate their native environments.  Visit the Zoo's new, state-of-the-art African penguin exhibit, Penguin Coast, which boasts a larger, more natural habitat and a special underwater viewing area!

Oriole Park at Camden Yards

Address: 333 W. Camden Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
The Orioles play an 81-home game Major League Baseball schedule from April through September.  Ballpark tours are available year-round.  For tour and ticket information, call  888-848-BIRD, or visit their website.  

Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum

Address: 216 Emory Street, Baltimore, MD 21230
Located two blocks from Camden Yards, this National Historic Site is Babe Ruth's birthplace and features rate artifacts, photos, videos and more.

For more Baltimore attractions please visit the Baltimore Convention & Visitors Bureau.