Of course there are lots of reasons to visit Baltimore, but one of the best is the many different museums in Baltimore that the area boasts. Whether you’re traveling with a group that includes kids or just adults, you’ll be sure to find unique museum experiences in Downtown Baltimore, the Inner Harbor area, and throughout other neighborhoods.

When you’re traveling with children on vacation, it can be difficult to find Baltimore attractions that appeal to them. However, Baltimore museums have plenty to offer kids of all ages. Start with a trip to the Port Discovery Children's Museum located in the busy and vibrant Inner Harbor section. This fun and educational experience has something for everyone. Its interactive displays make this a memorable hands-on adventure for all tourists. Believe it or not, families also enjoy visiting the National Museum of Dentistry. This Maryland museum, which is a branch of the Smithsonian, is more fun than you’d expect!

If you are among the families visiting Baltimore and are looking for other educational museums, consider learning about black history at the Great Blacks in Wax Museum. It’s easily found in downtown Baltimore and is relatively close to the Fire Museum of Maryland, another fun exploration for kids.

Tourists interested in the arts also have plenty of reasons to vacation in Baltimore. Many different artists are highlighted in facilities such as the Baltimore Museum of Art, the American Visionary Art Museum, and the Walters Art Museum. From the classical to the avant-garde, Baltimore’s museums have something to offer every art lover. With special rotating exhibits and outstanding permanent collections, each art museum deserves recognition and each is well worth a few hours of your time.

With so many fun museums to visit, a trip to Baltimore always presents an opportunity to learn about history, culture, and the arts.