Museums

Baltimore, Maryland is not only the state's largest city, it is also the cultural center and many of Maryland's museums are located within the city limits. Your stay at the Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore will put you in the midst of many of them.

Local museums include:

American Visionary Art Museum
This national museum and education center features outstanding original works of art created by intuitive, self-taught artists. The museum is located on a 1.1-acre wonderland campus composed of three historic and renovated industrial buildings and includes a sculpture garden, museum store and restaurant.
800 Key Hwy, Baltimore, MD 21230 | Distance from hotel: 0.5 mile

Baltimore & Ohio (B&O) Railroad Museum
The B&O Railroad Museum brings alive the magic and adventure of railroading every day. This historic national landmark allows you to see, touch, hear and explore the most important railroad collection in America.
901 W Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21223 | Distance from hotel: 1.3 miles

Baltimore Museum of Art
Open year-round, the largest art museum in Maryland showcases a dazzling collection ranging from ancient mosaics to contemporary art; plus, ever-changing exhibitions, sculpture gardens, an eclectic museum shop and a scenic restaurant. Complimentary general admission.
10 Art Museum Dr, Baltimore, MD 21218 | Distance from hotel: 3.2 miles

Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum
This is a National Historic Site and the birthplace of the George Herman "Babe" Ruth, Baltimore's native son who became America's first sports celebrity and international icon.
216 Emory St, Baltimore, MD 21230 | Distance from hotel: 0.9 mile

Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum
Poe's home is now open to the public as a modest museum with self-guided tours. Displays in the house include a lock of Poe's hair; some original china that belonged to John Allan, as well as, many other Poe-rated images.
203 N Amity St, Baltimore, MD 21223 | Distance from hotel: 1.7 miles

Fire Museum of Maryland
The Fire Museum of Maryland is the third largest of its kind in the world. Contains 40 antique engines, a reconstructed firehouse, and fire service history exhibits, including one for the Great Baltimore Fire.
1301 York Rd, Lutherville, MD 21093 | Distance from hotel: 14.2 miles

National Pinball Museum
Founded in 1998, the National Pinball Museum preserves, maintains and promotes the heritage of pinball through exhibits and programs designed to advance the public's knowledge and appreciation of pinball.
608 Water St, Baltimore, MD 21202 | Distance from hotel: 0.7 mile

Port Discovery Children's Museum
Offers three floors of educational and interactive exhibits, programs and activities for children up to ten years-of-age. Ranked among the "Top 5 Children's Museums" in the United States by Child Magazine.
35 Market Pl, Baltimore, MD 21202 | Distance from hotel: 0.7 mile

Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards
The state of Maryland's sports history headquarters. It features exhibits on the Baltimore Orioles, Baltimore Colts, Baltimore Ravens, and Baltimore Blast. It is also home to the Orioles Hall of Fame; Negro league team; the Preakness; Maryland State Athletic Hall of Fame; regional college athletics; Locker Room - Kids Discovery Room; and more!
301 W Camden St, Baltimore, MD 21201 | Distance from hotel: 0.5 mile

The Walters Art Museum
Acclaimed as one of the best museums in the United States, the Walters offers 55 centuries of art, including Egyptian mummies, medieval armors, and 19th-century masterpieces. The museum also hosts world-class traveling exhibitions. Complimentary general admission.
600 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21201 | Distance from hotel: 1.1 miles