Baltimore is home to many different attractions — most at some cost. There is plenty to see and do as you peruse the city and its many neighborhoods. Here is a list of some attractions visitors can take in for free. So, put on your walking shoes and get ready to discover the hidden gems of Baltimore. Charm City welcomes you with open arms!

Baltimore Museum Of Art
10 Art Museum Drive
Baltimore, MD 21218
(443) 573-1700

The Baltimore Museum of Art is home to world-renowned exhibits which will delight each member of the family. There are sculptures, paintings and a variety of mediums which span the different historical time periods. The museum is free and open to the public. Hours of operation are: Wednesdays through Fridays from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Orioles Legends And Statue Garden
333 W. Camden St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 685-9800

Located at Camden Yards, this is the only place to check out the Hall of Famer statues. Bronze statues include: Frank Robinson, Earl Weaver, Jim Palmer, Eddie Murray, Cal Ripken Jr. and Brooks Robinson. The six figures are full-size and capture the essence of each player. Walk among former greats, and bring the kids so they can learn a little bit about team icons of the past.

The Galleries At The Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower
21 S. Eutaw St.
Baltimmore, MD 21201
(443) 874-3596

The 15 stories of the Bromo Seltzer Tower were recently renovated to accommodate space for artists in the downtown Baltimore area.There are more than 30 artist studios housed within the Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower. The exhibits on display provide a range of mediums from photography to acrylics to oil.

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Credit: Vickie Lawson

Credit: Vickie Lawson

Enoch Pratt Free Library
400 Cathedral St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 396-5430

The Enoch Pratt Free Library, with its 22 branches, has a wealth of information within its walls. From books to technology to workshops to special events and author chats, you can easily find something to do at no cost. The Central branch is located in downtown Baltimore in close proximity to other points of interest in the Baltimore area. The library is open Mondays through Wednesdays from 10 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., Thursdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Sundays from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

National Zoo 
3001 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008
(202) 633-4888

Approximately 50 miles south of Baltimore lies Washington DC. The National Zoological Park is the place to visit to see animals for free. Visitors can learn about the habitat, diets and ways of living for all of the various species on display. According to the website, the National Zoological Park is a “163-acre zoological park set amid Rock Creek Park in the heart of Washington, D.C. Open to the public 364 days a year, we are home to 2,000 individual animals of nearly 400 different species. Our best known residents are our giant pandas, Tian Tian, Mei Xiang and Bao Bao.”

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