Have you been waiting for a GREAT reason to visit some of Downtown Baltimore’s best attractions? How about if we told you you could visit for FREE or almost free? (Yes, that includes the Science Center, National Aquarium, and Port Discovery!)

In the spirit of the Holidays, Baltimore area attractions will open their doors the weekend of December 8 & 9, 2018 and offer free or $1 admission. Here’s a list of who is participating in the 2018 Dollar or Less Days...

Baltimore Dollar or Less Days 2018

Maryland Science Center
601 Light St., 410-685-2370
SAT & SUN—$1

IMAX is not included. Admission is each day until capacity.

National Aquarium

501 E. Pratt St., 410-576-3800
SAT & SUN—$1

Must be purchased on site at ticket window & movie theater not included. Arrive early. Timed entry system will be in effect both days.

Port Discovery Children’s Museum

35 Market Place, 410-727-8120
SUN — $1

No coupons or other discounts accepted. First come, first serve basis.

Jewish Museum of Maryland

15 Lloyd St., 410-732-6400      

See the Inescapable exhibit about Harry Houdini that investigates technologies, marketing prowess, and entertainment trends that transformed him into a superstar. Stay for a performance by magician David London playing Harry Houdini with a few tricks up his sleeve as he brings Houdini’s story to life, at 2pm.

National Great Blacks in Wax Museum

1601 E. North Ave., 410-563-3404
SAT & SUN — $1
Saturday, 9am-5pm & Sunday, 12-5pm

Star-Spangled Banner Flag House

844 E. Pratt St., 410-837-1793
SAT — $1

Maryland Historical Society

201 W. Monument St., 410-685-3750     

Christmas Village in Baltimore
501 Light Street
SAT & SUN—$1

Mascot Parade on Saturday at 2 PM! For the first time ever in Baltimore, dozens of beloved mascots from all over Maryland will be coming together at one event! Team and company mascots will be available at the Christmas Village to meet fans and take photos. The day will begin with a parade at 02:00pm starting at Christmas Village during which the mascots will send greetings to the audience while they parade along the promenade of the Inner Harbor to Christmas Village. After the parade, Christmas Village will provide photo opportunities at the Inner Harbor where mascots can take pictures with their fans. For the grand finale, there’ll have a Mascot Dance-Off in Christmas Village’s heated tent, where every mascot will have the chance to dance to his/her favorite song in front of a cheering crowd and the winner will be named 2018’s Most Magical Mascot!

Reginald F. Lewis Museum
830 E. Pratt St., 443-263-1800
SAT / SUN — $1
Create cards celebrating the holiday using collage, colored paper, and water color. 

Top of the World Observation Deck
401 E. Pratt Street, 410-837-8439 
SAT / SUN – $1

Historic Ships in Baltimore

301 E. Pratt Street, Pier One-Constellation Dock, 410-539-1797
SAT / SUN – $1

Experience four historic ships exhibiting life at sea from mid 19th century to the mid 1980s. Located at the Inner Harbor, within walking distance of each other: USS Constellation,  USS Torsk, USCGC Taney, Lightship Chesapeake

Mt. Vernon Place Washington Monument
699 N. Charles Street, 410-962-5070
SAT/SUN – Museum is Free

See the Monument’s free gallery space decked out for the holidays and engage with interactive exhibits about the history of the Monument and Mount Vernon Place. Climb to the top for awesome views of the city for an additional charge of $6/adults and $4/children.