Sometimes it’s fun to be a tourist in your own city. Even if you think you’ve seen everything in Baltimore, you may be surprised. Take a look at the following list of area attractions that are amazing and FREE!
1. Patterson Park Pagoda
Patterson Park has many spots worth exploring and is picture perfect for a picnic. However, it's the unique pagoda that is truly unforgettable. See it up close or even step inside and walk to the top for free! The pagoda is open on Sundays from 12-6.
2900 E Lombard St
3. George Peabody Library
Seeing this massive library up close is quite the experience. Such a rich view for no money boggles the brain. Visiting hours are Tuesday to Thursday from 9am – 5pm, and Friday from 9am – 3pm.
17 E Mt Vernon Pl
3. Cylburn Arboretum
The grounds here are full of history and sprawling plant life. Take a stroll among the flowers for a beautiful afternoon and bring your camera.
4915 Greenspring Ave
4. Sherwood Gardens
When the sun is out and the days are warm, Sherwood Gardens is the perfect place to explore among nature. Visit during spring to witness thousands of multi-colored tulips.
5. Baltimore Museum of Art
This free museum has an impressive collection of historic, modern, and contemporary art. Exhibitions are always changing, keeping things interesting.
10 Art Museum Drive
6. Green Mount Cemetery
Admission to this historic cemetery is free, but if you want a grave site map (recommended) it will cost a couple of dollars. Several famous figures are buried here including John Wilkes Booth, Johnny Eck, and Johns Hopkins. The eerily detailed tombstones and monuments here are also worth seeing in person.
1501 Greenmount Ave
7. Graffiti Alley
This colorful spot is filled with graffiti from local artists and visitors alike. It's completely legal here to leave your mark so have at it, and have fun!
between North Avenue and Howard Street
8. Federal Hill Park
This park across from the Inner Harbor offers a breathtaking view of Baltimore's skyline. A delightful spot to sit with a book and take in the city sights.
300 Warren Ave
9. The Walters Art Museum
This gem goes beyond just paintings. It holds amazing artifacts, sculptures, and statues that you won't find anywhere else. A visit here is an entire experience.
600 N. Charles Street
10. Pierce's Park
The whole family will enjoy Pierce's Park. Not only is it well-maintained but it also offers unique features that you won't find many other places. The musical fence is just one spot here that sets it apart from the rest.
716 Eastern Blvd
11. Rawlings Conservatory & Botanical Gardens
This gorgeous structure is located at Druid Hill Park, offering several different plant houses inside from tropical to Mediterranean. Be sure to also explore the surrounding grounds for beautiful plant life. Admission is free but donations are encouraged.
3100 Swann Dr
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