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Baltimore Museum of Industry

1415 Key Hwy, Baltimore, MD 21230-5100
+1 410-727-4808
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This museum really reminds me of the small town history museums with stacks of stuff and the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
M2718
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Maryland
Great Experience!

I had been waiting to visit this museum with my 9yo daughter but kept putting it off. When the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
unionman5626
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Laurel, Maryland
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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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  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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1415 Key Hwy, Baltimore, MD 21230-5100
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"print shop"
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"garment industry"
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"machine shop"
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"great wedding venue"
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"industrial past"
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"free tour"
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"inner harbor"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum really reminds me of the small town history museums with stacks of stuff and the occasional label but also enthusiastic and knowledgeable docents. In other words, there's a lot of stuff but the only way to really find out about it is to...More

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clairemullins, Public Relations Manager at Baltimore Museum of Industry, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting the museum and for your comments. We're embarking on a project to upgrade and add more interpretation of our artifacts and exhibitions, which as you pointed out, is lacking in some galleries. I hope you'll plan to visit us in the near...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had been waiting to visit this museum with my 9yo daughter but kept putting it off. When the Girl Scout Troop she belongs to decided to go, I jumped at the chance to chaperone and go. It was well worth it and the girls...More

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clairemullins, Guest Relations Manager at Baltimore Museum of Industry, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting us and for the kind words! I'm glad you and scouts had a nice visit. We hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Coming from the cradle of the industrial revolution in the UK, I am always interested in industry whenever I am on holiday, I really enjoyed this museum, it had lots of old machines and a really nice chemist/soda shop set up that reminded me of...More

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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

It was a cold day and we needed to take my two year old grandson out to get rid of energy. My son lives in Baltimore and recommended that we go here. Well, it was a wonderful afternoon. The museum is very spacious and built...More

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clairemullins, Public Relations Manager at Baltimore Museum of Industry, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

Thanks so much for your kind words! We hope to see you and your grandson back here soon. Check our our website for a list of upcoming programs for visitors of all ages.

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Reviewed 15 November 2017

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 17 November 2017

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.

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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.

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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!

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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!

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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!

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Yes, there is a parking lot...have fun!
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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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About 2 hours should allow you to se most everything.
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