Local Attractions

Explore Baltimore's neighborhoods and popular sites around UMB. Westminster Hall and the National Museum of Dentistry are right on campus. There are lots of places to visit around the Inner Harbor from family-friendly museums to exciting nightlife.

You can use the UM shuttle or the Charm City Circulator to get to many of these places for free!

Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum

216 Emory St.
Baltimore, MD 21230

A National Historic Site, this museum is the birthplace of Babe Ruth. See rare artifacts, photos, videos, and more. Located two blocks from Camden Yards.

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum

901 W. Pratt St.
Baltimore, MD 21223

This fascinating, fun place for kids, families, and lovers of history and American railroading features the oldest, most comprehensive American railroad collection in the world, plus free parking and train rides.

Geppi’s Entertainment Museum

301 W. Camden St.
Baltimore, MD 21201

Geppi's Entertainment Museum is a journey through 250 years of American pop culture. Revisit your childhood and get back in touch with old friends that entertained you in the past through comic strips and books, radio and television shows, films, cartoons, and toys.

Harborplace and The Gallery

200 E. Pratt St.
Baltimore, MD 21202

Located at the heart of Baltimore’s famous Inner Harbor, lies Baltimore’s premiere shopping, dining, and entertainment destination. You can browse through a variety of popular national retailers and locally inspired shops, satisfy hunger cravings at over 15 eateries or one of 10 delectable restaurants, and enjoy year-round entertainment.

Maryland Science Center

601 Light St.
Baltimore, MD 21230

The Maryland Science Center has three levels of exhibits, an IMAX theater, planetarium, and interactive experiences. Subjects displayed include physical science, space, earth science, the human body, and blue crabs that are native to the Chesapeake Bay.

National Aquarium

501 E. Pratt St.
Baltimore, MD 21202 

The National Aquarium features a living collection of more than 20,000 fish, birds, amphibians, reptiles, and marine mammals living in award-winning habitats. Located in the Inner Harbor, the National Aquarium engages with visitors, volunteers, students, and citizens from around the world to actively participate in the preservation of our natural resources and living systems.

National Museum of Dentistry

31 S. Greene St.
Baltimore, MD 21201

See amazing teeth feats, marvel at George Washington’s choppers (They’re not made of wood after all!), sing along to vintage toothpaste commercials, and discover fascinating hands-on exhibitions about the power of a healthy smile.

Oriole Park at Camden Yards

333 W. Camden St.
Baltimore, MD 21201

Take a stroll through the ballpark that forever changed baseball. Come see Oriole Park at Camden Yards from a whole new perspective!

Reginald Lewis Museum

830 E. Pratt St.
Baltimore, MD 21202

Reginald Lewis Museum is the best resource for information and inspiration about the lives of African-American Marylanders. The museum seeks to realize its mission by collecting, preserving, interpreting, documenting, and exhibiting the rich contributions of African-American Marylanders from the state’s earliest history to the present and the future.

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Baltimore

301 Light St.
Baltimore, MD 21230

Museum with kitschy oddities on display, including shrunken human heads & rare animal skeletons.

Walters Art Museum

600 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21201

The Walters Art Museum is internationally renowned for its collection of art, which has grown to more than 28,000 objects. The collection presents an overview of art from around the globe.

Westminster Hall and Edgar Allen Poe Gravesite

519 W. Fayette St.
Baltimore, MD 21201

This restored historic church features stained glass windows, an 1882 pipe organ, cathedral ceilings, and raised balconies. Surrounded by one of Baltimore’s oldest cemeteries, it features the gravesites of Edgar Allan Poe and many other famous individuals.