Events Happening Today

1/18/2017
Wonderful Wednesdays
Join us for a special day dedicated to children ages birth through 6 years. Participate in imaginative music and literacy programs designed to develop early learning skills.

Percussion Garden: 10am - 12pm
Don't miss this hands-on activity of discovery where participants are encouraged to play on (or with) a wide variety of percussion instruments. Through play, children learn about the amazing sounds that can be produced and the different techniques for producing these sounds

Mother Goose on the Loose: 10:30am
An award-winning, early literacy program featuring singing, movement, and fingerplays.

Scooter Mania: 11am
Engage in a series of movement challenges that are designed to enhance physical, social/emotional, and cognitive development by propelling a small board on wheels while controlling speed and direction. Work on balance, improve self-confidence, and increase flexible thinking during this exciting activity.

Circle Time: 11:30am
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

Jingle Jangle Music Time: 11:30am & 12:15pm
A lively interactive music experience that teaches infants and young toddlers basic rhythm through singing, clapping, and shaking shakers!



All Events Happening On or After Today

1/19/2017
Circle Time
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

11:30 am



1/20/2017
Target $2 Family Fun Night
Join us on the 3rd Friday of every month for Target $2 Family Fun Night from 4pm until 8pm. General admission is just $2 per person after 4pm.

Tonight's special activities include:
  • MD SPCA with Katie Flory: 4pm - 6:30pm
  • Create & Read: 4pm - 8pm
  • Family crafts: 4:30pm - 6:30pm
  • Circle Time: 6pm
Tickets must be purchased at the door. No other discounts or coupons accepted.



1/20/2017
Fantastic Fridays
Join us for a day filled with fun for the entire family!

Mother Goose on the Loose: 10:30am

An award-winning, early literacy program featuring singing, movement, and fingerplays.

The Money Game:  11am
The Money Game is an interactive game show where students are the contestants! Students move through this exciting, fast-paced game by answering questions and learning about saving, spending,and investing money.

Circle Time: 11:30am
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

Jingle Jangle Music Time: 11:30am, 12:15pm, 1pm
A lively interactive music experience that teaches infants and young toddlers basic rhythm through singing, clapping, and shaking shakers!



1/21/2017 - 5/07/2017
Thomas & Friends™: Explore the Rails
All aboard! Everyone’s favorite blue engine will roll into Port Discovery Children’s Museum this January! Thomas & Friends encourages kids to learn about science, technology, engineering and math through play – while interacting with their favorite characters!

Climb into Thomas’ cab and explore the engine’s inner workings. Flip levers and investigate other moveable parts! Work with others to get Percy moving by loading coal and filling his tank with water!

Developed by the Minnesota Children’s Museum and based on the acclaimed book and television series, the exhibition features a kid-sized, climbable Thomas the Tank Engine, an enormous hands-on Island of Sodor toy railway, and more! In the Sodor Steamworks, children dress up as train conductors while teaming up to fix an engine and to load cargo.

Admission to Thomas & Friends is included with general admission tickets to Port Discovery, which are $14.95 for adults and children 2 and up, and free for Museum members. Thomas & Friends is sponsored locally by M&T Bank. Port Discovery Children’s Museum is conveniently located in in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor in downtown Baltimore, Maryland.

© 2016 Gullane (Thomas) Limited. Created by Minnesota Children’s Museum, presented by Fisher-Price and sponsored by 3M.
The Thomas & Friends Exhibit is locally sponsored by:






1/22/2017
Super Sundays
Join us for fun, educational activities that the entire family can enjoy!
  • Percussion Garden:12:30pm - 3pm & 4pm - 5pm
  • Circle Time: 1pm
  • Mother Goose on the Loose: 1:30pm
  • Math-antics Circle Time: 2pm
  • Art a la Cart: 2pm - 4pm
  • Jingle Jangle Music Time: 2:30pm, 3:15pm & 4pm




1/23/2017
Museum Closed
During the months of October through May, the Museum is closed on Mondays except during select public school holidays.



1/24/2017
Circle Time
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

11:30am



1/25/2017
Wonderful Wednesdays
Join us for a special day dedicated to children ages birth through 6 years. Participate in imaginative music and literacy programs designed to develop early learning skills.

Percussion Garden: 10am - 12pm
Don't miss this hands-on activity of discovery where participants are encouraged to play on (or with) a wide variety of percussion instruments. Through play, children learn about the amazing sounds that can be produced and the different techniques for producing these sounds

Mother Goose on the Loose: 10:30am
An award-winning, early literacy program featuring singing, movement, and fingerplays.

Scooter Mania: 11am
Engage in a series of movement challenges that are designed to enhance physical, social/emotional, and cognitive development by propelling a small board on wheels while controlling speed and direction. Work on balance, improve self-confidence, and increase flexible thinking during this exciting activity.

Circle Time: 11:30am
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

Jingle Jangle Music Time: 11:30am & 12:15pm
A lively interactive music experience that teaches infants and young toddlers basic rhythm through singing, clapping, and shaking shakers!



1/26/2017
Circle Time
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

11:30 am



1/27/2017
Fantastic Fridays
Join us for a day filled with fun for the entire family!

Mother Goose on the Loose: 10:30am
An award-winning, early literacy program featuring singing, movement, and fingerplays.

The Money Game:  11am
The Money Game is an interactive game show where students are the contestants! Students move through this exciting, fast-paced game by answering questions and learning about saving, spending,and investing money.

Circle Time: 11:30am
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

Jingle Jangle Music Time: 11:30am, 12:15pm & 1pm
A lively interactive music experience that teaches infants and young toddlers basic rhythm through singing, clapping, and shaking shakers!




1/28/2017
Sensational Saturday
Join us for fun, educational activities that the entire family can enjoy!
  • Magic Carpet: 10am - 12pm
  • Art a la Cart: 10am - 12pm & 1pm - 3pm
  • Circle Time: 11am & 12pm
  • Life on Yoga Mountain: 1pm
  • Music with Mr. Norman: 1pm & 1:30pm
  • Exploration Station: 1pm - 3pm
  • Play within a Play - The Little Engine That Could: 2pm




1/29/2017
Super Sundays
Join us for fun, educational activities that the entire family can enjoy!
  • Percussion Garden: 12:30pm - 3pm & 4pm - 5pm
  • Circle Time: 1pm
  • Mother Goose on the Loose: 1:30pm
  • Exploration Station: 2pm - 4pm
  • Jingle Jangle Music Time: 2:30pm, 3:15pm & 4pm
  • Kamishibai Story Time: 3:30pm




1/30/2017
Museum Closed
During the months of October through May, the Museum is closed on Mondays except during select public school holidays.



1/31/2017
Circle Time
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

11:30am



2/02/2017
Circle Time
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

11:30am



2/04/2017
Evening Adventure - Love Rocks! Dance Party
6PM-9PM
Love is in the air at Port Discovery! Join us for a special evening of Valentine’s-themed fun and make heartwarming memories with your children. Dance along to tunes from DJ Holly, create Valentine’s crafts and art projects, and explore three floors of fun exhibits that are sure to get your heart pumping. Food and beverages included. Admission is $18 for members; $20 for non-members. Act quickly, as this event typically sells out.

To purchase tickets, click here.




2/04/2017
Chinese New Year Celebration
Help us celebrate the Year of the Rooster at our annual Chinese New Year Celebration! Enjoy these special activities
  • Chinese New Year Lucky Charms: 10am - 12pm & 2pm - 4pm
  • Festive Dragons: 10am - 12pm & 2pm - 4pm
  • Happy Fortunes: 10am - 12pm & 2pm - 4pm
  • Chinese Sister City Calligraphy and Chopstick Training: 10:30am - 4pm
  • Chinese New Year Circle Time: 11am & 12pm
  • The Chinese Lion Dancers of the Tai Yim Kung Fu School: 1pm & 1:30pm
  • Gina Ling Dance: 11pm 




2/06/2017
Museum Closed
During the months of October through May, the Museum is closed Mondays except during select public school holidays.



2/07/2017
Circle Time
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

11:30 am



2/09/2017
Circle Time
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

11:30 am



2/13/2017
Museum Closed
During the months of October through May, the Museum is closed Mondays except during select public school holidays.



2/14/2017
Circle Time
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

11:30 am



2/16/2017
Circle Time
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

11:30am



2/21/2017
Circle Time
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

11:30am



2/23/2017
Circle Time
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

11:30am



2/27/2017
Museum Closed
During the months of October through May, the Museum is closed Mondays except during select public school holidays.



2/28/2017
Circle Time
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

11:30am





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