Your family can explore your favorite Baltimore museums and attractions at discounted rates — or FREE! — from January 3.- January 14, 2022 thanks to Downtown Partnership of Baltimore’s Downtown Discovery Days. The National Aquarium, Baltimore Museum of Industry, Maryland Science Center, Port Discovery and others are all participating in the promotion.

As always, be sure to check the attractions’ websites for their most up-to-date health and safety policies and make a decision that’s right for your family. 

The following list of attractions are currently signed up to participate in Downtown Discovery Days, and are offering deals during this promotion:

Baltimore Museum of Industry: Enjoy free admission to the BMI on Saturday, January 8. Timed tickets may be reserved in advance, or secured at the door on the day of January 8 on a first come, first served basis. Free onsite parking is also available to all visitors.

Historic Ships in Baltimore: Historic Ships will be offering free youth and child tickets (under age 14) with every paying adult on everyday they are open during the promotion — January 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 10, 11, 12, 13, 14. Experience 19th century life at sea with one of the most impressive collections of military vessels in the world.

Maryland Center for History and Culture: MDCHC will offer free admission for everyone on all days the museum is open during Downtown Discovery Days — January 5, 6, 7, 8, 12, 13,  and 14. They will also offer free exhibition tours on Thursday, January 6: an 11 a.m. tour of the Discover Maryland exhibition, and a 1 p.m. tour of The Unfinished Revolution: Maryland in the Wars for Independence. Each tour is limited to 20 slots and will be first come, first served, with no prior registration.

Maryland Science Center: Free admission for children ages 3-12 on January 7, 8, & 9. Featuring 3 levels of hands-on science fun for all ages; all children must be accompanied by a paying adult.

Mount Vernon Place Conservancy & the Washington Monument:  Mount Vernon Place Conservancy’s Washington monument gallery is free to visit and explore every day of the Downtown Discovery Days promotion. Climbing to the top of the tower costs only $6 and offer’s gorgeous panoramic views of Downtown Baltimore.

National Aquarium: From January 3 through January 14, 2022, Maryland guests may explore the wonders of the aquatic world with free Aquarium admission. Tickets must be reserved in advance, will be limited to eight (8) per registration and are available now at

National Great Blacks in Wax Museum: On January 6, 7, 8, and 9, 2022, The National Great Blacks In Wax Museum will offer $1 per person admission to all visitors. The Museum hours for self- guided tours will be: Thursday, Friday and Saturday – 10 AM – 5 PM; Sunday- 12 PM- 5 PM

Port Discovery Children’s Museum: On Sunday, January 9, enjoy $10 admission to Port Discovery (50 percent off). Ticket quantity restrictions may apply. Visit their website for the most up-to-date information.  (Port Discovery is also hosting a $ 2 Community Day on Wednesday, January 12th. Experience play, learning and family fun for just $2 per person during Port Discovery’s $2 Community Day on January 12.  Come play and learn while exploring Port Discovery’s three floors of interactive exhibits including The SkyClimber, The Port, Tiny’s Diner, Animationland, and more.)

Participating attractions are managing their own DDD policies; visit their websites to learn more.