The Walter’s Art Museum
The Walter’s Art Museum has an extensive collection of exhibits ranging from Asia to Egypt and even Medieval art collections. This museum displays work by numerous talented artists from around the world and different time periods. The Walter’s Art Museum even has various old manuscripts and an extensive rare book collection for those who enjoy looking at historical artifacts such as this.
Insider’s tip: The museum is free to enter, but you’ll need to pay for parking near the museum, so be sure to bring a credit card or enough cash. The museum is small and is a self-guided type of place, so if you have any questions while perusing the exhibits, feel free to reach out to staff on the museum floor.
The Walter’s Art Museum, 600 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD, USA, +1 410 547 9000
B&O Railroad Museum
The B&O Railroad Museum is perfect for train lovers and those who are interested in the history of the railroads and trains in North America. This museum also has many activities for families and children to experience the world of the railroad. Train rides are made available as well and there is even an outdoor miniature train set.
Insider’s tip: If you would like to take a first class train ride, you will have to pay extra for the VIP options that are available. Also, it will take about two hours to see the entire museum. Many activities inside the trains are not air-conditioned, so bear this in min if you are visiting the museum in the summer
B&O Railroad Museum,901 W Pratt St, Baltimore, MD, USA, +1 410 752 2490
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The American Visionary Art Museum
The American Visionary Art Museum is the place for all things quirky, different and unique. This museum not only has a mystery show as a part of one of their many exhibits, but it also has weekend workshops as well as the Jim Rouse Visionary Center. It is located in downtown Baltimore so once you leave the museum, there are plenty of other things to see as well.
Insider’s tip: Admission costs from $9.95 for a student/child (children under six go free). Allow at least two hours to work your way through the entire museum.
The American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Hwy, Baltimore, MD, USA, +1 410 244 1900
Dooby’s is a fantastic café that specializes in Korean-inspired treats ranging from donuts to Korean hot wings. This restaurant is located in the fabulous neighborhood of Mount Vernon, which is rich with history and culture. Dooby’s also has small bite plates, but you’ll find these pack a big punch with an amazing variety of flavours.
Dooby’s, 802 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD, USA, +1 410 609 3162
the Room is the perfect place to get together with friends or just regroup and plan out your next move. Many local artists have been seen frequenting this establishment while planning their next artistic masterpieces. The food at this restaurant is fresh and filling and adds to the artsy ambiance of this establishment. the Room specializes in coffee, breakfast, salads and sandwiches.
the Room, 800 St Paul St, Baltimore, MD, USA, +1 443 438 7889
C. Grimaldis Gallery
C. Grimaldis Gallery is an impressive art gallery that is well worth a visit on your next stop through artistic Baltimore. This gallery is the oldest contemporary art gallery in Baltimore and specializes in European art and sculptures. It also hosts many artists’ exhibitions throughout the year so keep a look out for upcoming events.
C. Grimaldis Gallery, 523 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD, USA, +1 410 539 1080
Y:ART Gallery & Fine Gifts
Y:ART Gallery & Fine Gifts focuses on chiefly Baltimore-based artists who create one-of-a-kind pieces of artwork. This gallery is perfect for those who want to participate in artists’ showings, workshops and private gatherings. If you enjoy art and love perusing through a fully-stocked artists’ gift shop, this has to be next on your list of artsy places to visit.
Y:ART Gallery & Fine Gifts, 3402 Gough St, Baltimore, MD, USA, +1 443 928 2272
Join a street art tour
Graffiti Warehouse is a nonprofit organization that works to support Baltimore’s street artists. There is a particular place in Baltimore, Graffiti Alley, in which street artists can showcase their work without fear of prosecution. The Graffiti Warehouse also helps artists to promote their work and share it with others in the art industry.
Graffiti Warehouse, 128 W North Ave, Baltimore, MD, USA, +1 410 301 4938
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Artsy restaurant to end the day
Gertrude’s is the perfect place to end your artistic-filled day. This restaurant is located right in the Baltimore Museum of Art that serves American food with an artistic flare. Gertrude’s has an extensive brunch, lunch, dinner and dessert menu that consists of small plates, big plates and everything succulently and freshly prepared in between. Take a moment to enjoy the city and reflect on your art-filled day as you enjoy the food that Gertrude’s has to offer.
Gertrude’s, 10 Art Museum Dr, Baltimore, MD, USA, +1 410 889 3399