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Baltimore Museum of Industry

1415 Key Hwy, Baltimore, MD 21230-5100
+1 410-727-4808
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Wifee and I drove almost 3 hours up from Manassas, VA to see this Museum. We probably would have... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
AkuByrd
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Baltimore's Industry

My husband and I visited the Baltimore Museum of Industry last Saturday. In the late 1970s, Mayor... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
Maggi713
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The Baltimore Museum of Industry celebrates the innovators, entrepreneurs and workers who propelled this port city into the industrial age and beyond. From garment making to airplane manufacturing, food canning to video game design, visitors to the museum will discover how Baltimore's pioneering spirit built the region's manufacturing might and continues to shape Maryland today. Located in an 1860s oyster cannery on a five-acre waterfront campus, the BMI offers dynamic exhibitions, live demonstrations, engaging tours and hands-on activities for guests of all ages.
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1415 Key Hwy, Baltimore, MD 21230-5100
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wifee and I drove almost 3 hours up from Manassas, VA to see this Museum. We probably would have gotten here earlier if not for some GPS settings and planning been done. As it was, we still got to see the whole place with all...More

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clairemullins, Guest Relations Manager at Baltimore Museum of Industry, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for making the long trip to visit us. We're so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again.

Reviewed 31 October 2017

My husband and I visited the Baltimore Museum of Industry last Saturday. In the late 1970s, Mayor William Donald Schaefer proposed the creation of a museum to tell the story of Baltimore industry across two centuries of American history. The museum opened in November 1982....More

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clairemullins, Public Relations Manager at Baltimore Museum of Industry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Thanks for your kind words and for taking time to visit, Maggi. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped here Tuesday morning on our way out of town, closed on Monday. It is very interesting. We wandered through every exhibit and enjoyed seeing the old machinery and equipment. we were especially lucky to meet Mr Raymond in the printing area and got...More

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clairemullins, Public Relations Manager at Baltimore Museum of Industry, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Lori, thanks so much for taking the time to visit and for your kind words!

Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

I’ve been to this museum many times for business events. It’s a great location towards the inner harbor in Locust Point. The real charm is the various displays of Baltimore industry from the past. The port established back in 1706 drove initial development followed by...More

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clairemullins, Public Relations Manager at Baltimore Museum of Industry, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Thanks so much for visiting and for the kind review. You sound like a history buff who might enjoy our lectures and other public programs. Check out our website for details. We hope to see you back at the BMI soon!

Reviewed 12 October 2017

First off, ask about the AAA discount; It's particularly good here. The first thing you see are a bunch of TV screens that show them making all types of things that used to be made in Baltimore. Once you finish that, go into the little...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

We took the water taxi to get to the museum from the aquarium area. The museum is a block from the water taxi landing. I was very surprised to learn the role that Baltimore played in the development of industry since the 1700's. Many revolutionizing...More

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clairemullins, Public Relations Manager at Baltimore Museum of Industry, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thanks for visiting and for sharing your experience. We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Baltimore had many industrial firsts. Not only are these firsts listed, but there are working examples of many of these industries e.g. Linotype machine, printing presses, blacksmithing, metal shop, garment industry, etc. It is an amazing museum for the entire family regardless of age. A...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This is a great museum in the coolest of places. Something for everyone here with tons of fascinating exhibits that cover Baltimore's long and storied industrial past. Whiskey to canning to aerospace to computer games to machining. Live exhibits of Linotype and printing, clothing manufacturing,...More

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clairemullins, Public Relations Manager at Baltimore Museum of Industry, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Tim, thanks for your kind words. We're delighted you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you back here again!

Reviewed 30 August 2017

Went on Saturday. While looking around, took the tour. Learned so much about the great industrial history of this city that changed the city and the world. Linotyping expert showed the craft that sped up printing. The Baltimore Sun has been around at the start...More

1  Thank biarritzblue
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This has so much to see that appeals to all ages. Was sceptical at first but truly enjoyed this. Stroller friendly and it we were able leisurely enjoy all the exhibits. They even have hands on ones, the kids loved this better than the aquarium....More

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clairemullins, Public Relations Manager at Baltimore Museum of Industry, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you! We're delighted you enjoyed your visit here and hope you'll be back soon. Each Saturday we offer hands-on activities for children, and have demos in several of the galleries to show visitors how machines work. We also have a great calendar of events...More

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heather b
3 March 2017|
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Response from clairemullins | Property representative |
Yes indeed! On Saturdays we offer hands-on activities, live demonstrations in some galleries and then there's our engaging video game exhibit where kids build their own game. Check our website for details.
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Melissa M
4 September 2016|
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Response from Stephen D | Reviewed this property |
About 2 hours should allow you to se most everything.
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Brenda B
29 February 2016|
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Response from clairemullins | Property representative |
Hi Brenda, There is a snack machine in the museum but no cafe. However, there are several great lunch options located nearby, including Starbucks, Chipotle, Southside Diner, an Indian/Nepalese buffet, a waterfront Cuban... More
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