Make your next field trip a unique one at Port Discovery Children's Museum!

School visits are available September through mid-June. Please call for availability. Reservations are required.

For Homeschool programs, click here.

Public, Private Schools and Pre-Schools
$10.00 and lower* per child
Required adults free
*Additional discounts may be available for MD students. Please call 410-2664 for more information.


Staff-Guided visits
Available on Tuesdays and Thursdays

Self-Guided Visits
Available during normal operating hours all year-long.

Click here to download the School Group Visit Registration Form.


  • All reservations are encouraged to be booked at least four (4) weeks in advance.
  • A $75.00 nonrefundable deposit is due at the time of booking.
  • Rescheduling must occur at least one full calendar week prior to scheduled visit date to apply the deposit.
  • Group is held responsible for paying for full attendance count given at the time of reservation.
  • The balance is due upon arrival on visit date.
  • Membership and general admission discount cannot be applied to group visits.
Group Sales Department
Phone: 410.864.2727

Teacher Resources Available for Download
Announcing TWO
Handbooks: For Parents, Teachers and Children
Enhance educational learning during your Museum visit. Inspired by inquiry based learning and guided play.

Click Here
to download the Field Trip Guide for Parents/Teachers: Engaging Children's Curiosity

Click Here to download A Kids Adventure Guide to Port Discovery Children's Museum

Click Here to download the Museum's Educators Guide

Click Here to download the current Guided Programs

Click Here to download the Museum's Lesson Guide

Click Here to download the Fall/Winter 2016-2017 School Flyer featuring Port Discovery's agriculture exhibit, "Here We Grow!" opening September 2016.

Attention Principals and Teachers: Click Here to download the Fall/Winter 2016-2017 Teacher Support Flyer.

School Group Visits are made possible through the generous support of the State of Maryland and P&G Fund of Greater Cincinnati Foundation.

After Schools
SAVE! Port Discovery will often offer a special price for after schools during professional development days. Call 410-864-2664 to find out details.

Port Discovery offers interactive exhibits and educational enrichment programs. Group discounts are available year round. Individual discounts are offered two to three times a year and usually run in the fall, winter, and spring.

All registrants must preregister. Groups pay a deposit of $75.00 to register. Individuals are expected to pay in full.

In September, Port Discovery will host Friday afternoons with special prices dedicated to homeschoolers and afterschoolers. Prices could run from $5.00 to $10.00 per child. (Regularly $14.95).

Click here to download the January Winter Special! For limited time -- must call to register and pay over the phone. 410-864-2664 or 2727.

Museum on the Road
Museum on the Road brings Port Discovery right to your classroom! Each of the following programs consist of five, one-hour sessions, filled with hands-on activities to engage children in active learning. From colorful art and music programs, to innovative STEM programs, you are sure to find something to meet your curriculum needs. Our programs cover a range of grades from Pre-K through 5th grade. Please check the grades listed with each description. Please contact Sarah Zimmerman at or 410.864.2690 for prices and booking information.

Click Here for the Museum on the Road catalog.
Click Here for the Museum on the Road flyer.

Wonders of Water