An Our Kids favorite and must-do! Dinosaurs, Fossils, Outer Space, Your Body, and Newton’s Alley are among the MSC’s exhibits. There is also a hands-on Kid’s Room, and a must see, a huge mechanical Blue Crab (now that’s a Jumbo!” said one Our Kids relative), newly refurbished, that has welcomed generations of visitors. Participate in a plethora of family-friendly activities throughout the year. “The Mission of the Maryland Science Center is to create awareness of the importance of science to our lives and to stimulate people, especially children, to learn science by creating exciting educational experiences…The Maryland Academy of Sciences, the parent organization of the Maryland Science Center, is Maryland’s oldest scientific institution and one of the oldest such institutions in the entire nation.”

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Plan a city in the Shed by constructing a building, roads, and public spaces from cardboard, bottles, and other found materials.

Help the Kids Room staff keep our Earth protected.

Work together to build kinetic mobiles around the Shed and explore the properties of mass and balance.


Infant to 12

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