Things to Do in Baltimore

Explore Inner Harbor Attractions, M&T Bank Stadium, and More

The Lord Baltimore Hotel is located in the heart of downtown Baltimore, just steps from the Inner Harbor, Oriole Park at Camden Yards and M&T Bank Stadium. We are also across the street from the Charles Center subway station, offering access to attractions and things to do throughout Baltimore.


In addition to the attractions below, our concierge and front desk staff are happy to recommend fun things to do and assist with arranging for tickets, transportation and anything else you might need.

CFG Bank Arena

CFG Bank Arena is a 13,000+ seat, reimagined world class concert and entertainment venue. A premier destination for fans and artists, CFG Bank Arena will showcase over $200MM+ in renovations, including modernized, state-of-the-art acoustics, superior suites and exclusive club levels, premium contemporary seating, reimagined concourses, upscale culinary experiences in food & beverage selections, and more! Located in the heart of Baltimore, the venue will include a new exterior façade, green scaping and enhanced lighting, this iconic landmark will offer guests the ultimate entertainment experience in town. Rich in history, uniting fans with memories old and new, CFG Bank Arena will host 120+ shows annually including the hottest artists on the planet. It will be a cornerstone of the City of Baltimore, committed to the community, and redeveloped in the heart of Baltimore. A new era of live entertainment awaits in Baltimore with the highly anticipated and reimagined, CFG Bank Arena.

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American Visionary Art Museum

The American Visionary Art Museum (AVAM) is the official national museum, educationcenter, and repository for intuitive, self-taught artistry.  "Visionary art as defined for the purposes of the American Visionary Art Museum refers to art produced by self-taught individuals, usually without formal training, whose works arise from aninnate personal vision that revels foremost in the creative act itself."

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B&O Railroad Museum

The B&O Railroad Museum is known as the birthplace of American railroading, and for good reason. It was here where the first stone of the railroad was laid, where the nation’s first mile of commercial railroad was constructed, and where the Mt. Clare Shops made innumerable contributions to the development of the rail industry.

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Babe Ruth Birthplace & Museum

Located two blocks from Camden Yards, Babe Ruth’s Birthplace features rare Ruthian artifacts and the new “Champions” exhibit showcasing the 1983 World Series and Super Bowl V trophies along with artifacts from other championship athletes or teams.  Open Fri-Sun 10-4, reserve a private tour for your group or family.

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Baltimore Center Stage

Inspired by our home city, Baltimore Center Stage acts as a cultural catalyst for our communities using theater in all its forms to engage in the compelling conversations of ourtime.  Under the leadership of Artistic Director Stephanie Ybarra, Baltimore Center Stage is rooted in providing active and open accessibility to our programming, including mainstage series productions, civic programming, learning and social accountability programs, and special engagements and projects.

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Baltimore Museum of Art

The Baltimore Museum of Art connects art to Baltimore and Baltimore to the world, embodying a commitment to artistic excellence and social equity in every decision from art presentation, interpretation, and collecting, to the composition of our Board of Trustees, staff, and volunteers—creating a museum welcoming to all.

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Baltimore Symphony Orchestra


The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is an American symphony orchestra based in Baltimore, Maryland. The Baltimore SO has its principal residence at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, where it performs more than 130 concerts a year.

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Camden Yards

Located in the heart of downtown Baltimore, beautiful Oriole Park at Camden Yardsis home to Baltimore’s Major League Baseball team. Find out how to get the most out of your visit to Camden Yards, including taking a tour, enjoying game day traditions or celebrating with local fans.

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Baltimore Shakespeare Company

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company is the leading classical theatre company in Maryland, offering vibrant performances that blow the dust off of Shakespeare and delight its patrons. One of the six largest theatre companies in the state, CSC serves diverse audiences with funny, moving, rousing mainstage seasons, a vigorous education program that serves over 16,000 students annually in both theatre and the classroom, and a growing community engagement effort.

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Maryland Center for History and Culture

The Maryland Center for History and Culture, formerly the Maryland Historical Society, founded on March 1, 1844, is the oldest cultural institution in the U.S. state of Maryland. The organization "collects, preserves, and interprets objects and materials reflecting Maryland's diverse heritage

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City Cruises Baltimore

Experience the best of Baltimore with City Cruises! Enjoy a variety of dining cruises or book a private event on the Patapsco River and take in picturesque views of the historic waterfront.

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Everyman Theater

Everyman Theatre provides transformative experiences through professional theatre that are welcoming, relevant, and affordable to everyone, featuring a Resident Company of Artists.

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George Peabody Library

The George Peabody Library is widely recognized as one of the most beautiful library spaces in the world but is also an essential space for teaching and research.  Formerly the Library of the Peabody Institute of the City of Baltimore, the library’s collection dates from the founding of the Peabody Institute in 1857. In that year, George Peabody, a Massachusetts-born philanthropist, dedicated the Peabody Institute to the citizens of Baltimore in appreciation of their “kindness and hospitality.

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Hippodrome Theater

The France Merrick Performing Arts Center and Hippodrome Theatre was originally built in 1914. The 2,248-seat renovated Hippodrome Theatre brings the best of touring Broadway and Music to Baltimore, in the heart of the Bromo Tower Arts & Entertainment District.

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The Lyric is a non-profit performing arts center and live entertainment venue in Baltimore. They present a variety of music, dance, comedy, youth centric and educational programming of the highest quality to diverse audiences in the greater Baltimore and Maryland region and has been a cornerstone of showing local concerts, events and live entertainment since 1894.

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The National Great Blacks in Wax Museum

The National Great Blacks in Wax Museum is a wax museum in Baltimore, Maryland featuring prominent African-American and other black historical figures. It was established in 1983, in a downtown storefront on Saratoga Street

Since its opening, the Museum has become a prominent, nationally recognized institution. It has also evolved into a powerful compendium of wax figures. The Museum houses approximately 150 figures of people from the past, like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks, and from the present, like President Barack Obama.

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M&T Bank Stadium

M&T Bank Stadium is a multi-purpose football stadium located in Baltimore, Maryland. It is the home of the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League. The stadium is immediately adjacent to Oriole Park at Camden Yards, the home of the Baltimore Orioles.

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National Aquarium

The National Aquarium is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to inspire conservation of the world’s aquatic treasures.

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Power Plant Live

Locals and visitors alike love the never-ending energy at Power Plant Live!, a cool district of bars, restaurants and entertainment venues located just blocks from the iconic Inner Harbor.  Catch a groove with some live music, meet friends at a nightclub or beer garden, solve mysteries in an escape room or challenge yourself to an evening of indoor axe-throwing. There’s no shortage of fun here.

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The Maryland Zoo


The Maryland Zoo—also known as The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore and formerly known as The Baltimore City Zoo or the Baltimore Zoo—is a 135-acre park located in historic Druid Hill Park in the northwestern area of the City of Baltimore, Maryland.  The Zoo’s mission is to inspire and educate people to join with us in the active support and conservation of wildlife and wild places. The Zoo is committed to serving its communities by engaging people with the wonder of the living world through personal encounters that foster lifelong harmonious relationships with nature.

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The Walters Art Museum

The mission of the Walters Art Museum is to bring art and people together for enjoyment, discovery, and learning.The museum's collection encompasses 36,000 objects from around the world. Admission is free.

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Maryland Women's Heritage Center

The Maryland Women’s Heritage Center’s (MWHC) exhibits, events and online features pay tribute to Maryland women’s contributions in education, politics, science, community activism, the arts, the military, business and other areas. It is the first comprehensive state center of its kind in the nation. MWHC celebrates today’s female Maryland artists by exhibiting their work in MWHC’s display window. Pedestrians and motorists will see regularly changing shows that contain work of women who create in sculpture, acrylics, oils, fiber, photos and more.

To arrange a tour or to learn about events, visit

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Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park

The Frederick Douglass- Isaac Myers Maritime Park is a Living Classrooms Foundation campus (and headquarters) and national heritage site that celebrates the contributions of African Americans in the development of Baltimore’s maritime industry. The site honors and interprets the city’s African- American maritime history, while preserving one of the city’s oldest existing waterfront industrial buildings.

Are you looking for a fun experience that is informational and inspiring for your students or group? Perhaps you would like to plan a day of activities with the family? Visit the Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park and Museum.

The campus’s Frederick Douglass- Isaac Myers Maritime Museum is open to the public and chronicles the saga of Frederick Douglass’ life in Baltimore as an enslaved child and young man. We also take a look at the life of Isaac Myers, a free born African American who became a national leader. As a visitor, you will also learn about the founding of the Chesapeake Marine Railway and Dry Dock Company and the establishment of the African American Community in Baltimore during the 1800’s.

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