Special Events at Port Discovery

Tired of the same old routine? There are SO many fun things to see, do, and explore at Port Discovery! In addition to our daily programs, you’ll find fun family events like Rattle Your Bones, Indigenous Peoples’ Heritage Day, Winter Break, Noontime New Year, and so many more happening throughout the year at Port Discovery!

Feature Events, Campaigns, & Promotions

Rattle Your Bones - October 29 & 30

Visit Port Discovery for a spooky and kooky Halloween celebration on October 29th and 30th. Meet special guests, create your own milk jug skeleton, hunt for monsters and more!

Hops & Vines - November 19

Adults Only! Join us for an adult night in the museum with cocktails, lite-fare, and interactive activities.

Latest Past Events

Sensory Friendly Mornings

Port Discovery Children's Museum 35 Market Place, Baltimore

Port Discovery’s Sensory Friendly Mornings provide Museum access to families who would benefit from a sensory friendly experience and quieter setting at Port Discovery two hours before opening to the... Read more »



The museum is closed to the public on Mondays in November.

Shadow Stories

Port Discovery Children's Museum 35 Market Place, Baltimore

Watch, listen and learn from international fairy tales, folk tales and well-known classics retold through the art of shadow puppetry.

Port Discovery Children’s Museum student visits, exhibits, and programs are supported in part by the following partners.

Institute of Museum and Library Services
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The Citizens of Baltimore County Logo
Howard County Government & Arts Council Logo