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Join Port Discovery for a fall full of play, learning and adventure! Check out Going Wild Weekend, Healthy First Saturday, Little Explorer’s Day: Hispanic Heritage Celebration and much more!

Going Wild Weekend

Saturday, September 30 | 10AM – 5PM | Learn More
Sunday, October 1 | 12 – 5PM | Learn More

Entertain and inspire your child’s wild curiosity about all things nature and wildlife at Going Wild Weekend! Discover animals in the Wildlife Adventures Petting Zoo, listen to stories about nature and animals, and unleash your wild creativity with animal-themed art projects.


Healthy First Saturdays

Saturday, October 7 | 10 – 5PM | Learn More

Kick off fall with healthy habits at our Healthy First Saturday event! Get Kinderfit! with the Kindersinger, take part in yoga for kids, and get active with Faza Fam Family Jam! Plus, meet therapy dogs from FIDOS for Freedom, become a scientist with interactive experiments in the Exploration Station, and create art projects you can take home.


Little Explorer’s Day: Hispanic Heritage Celebration

Saturday, October 14 | 10 – 5PM | Learn More

Join us for a special Little Explorer’s Day celebrating Hispanic Heritage! Make your own maracas, create a decorated skull mask for Dias de los Muertos, join our interactive Circle Time featuring tales from Hispanic culture, and learn about Hispanic dance with an exciting performance from Balies di Mi Tierra featuring Special Guests Las Hermanas Gonzalez.


Target $2 Family Fun Night

Friday, October 20 | 4– 8 PM | Learn More

Make a special night of memories with your family and friends for just $2 per person from 4-8 PM! Join us for Target $2 Family Fun Night and learn about animal safety with the Maryland SPCA, create a special project at the Family Activity Table, and enjoy our signature Circle Time!


Littles’ Day

Saturday, October 21 | 10 AM– 5PM | Learn More

Have a little one under the age of five? Join us for Littles’ Day and take part in Circle Times, Mother Goose on the Loose, creative art and science projects and other activities designed especially for children five and under!


BOOseum Bash!

Saturday, October 28 | 10 – 5PM | Learn More

Have a spooktacular Halloween at Baltimore’s ultimate Halloween party for kids and families! Boogie to hair-raising tunes from Mr. Don. Have a boo-tiful design painted on your face. Learn about creepy, crawly and COOL bugs with Bug Patrol and magical creatures with Wildlife Adventures. Make tasty treats in the form of Cinnamon Bats with McCormick. Plus, enjoy a mischievous spooky puppet show, make troll hair, and create diffusion bats and pumpkins! Be sure to come dressed in your most fang-tastic costume and participate in a frightfully fun costume parade.


Featured Exhibits at Port Discovery

Nickelodeon’s Dora and Diego—Let’s Explore!

Open Now – February 19 | Learn More

It’s time for adventure when preschoolers and their families come to explore Nickelodeon’s Dora and Diego—Let’s Explore! This interactive exhibit takes visitors on an active adventure in the enchanting world of Dora the Explorer, her animal-rescuing cousin Diego, and their friends. Explore Isa’s Flowery Garden, help Tico gather nuts, join the Pirate Piggies’ crew to uncover pirate treasure, and help baby animals in the Rainforest Maze. Ready? Let’s go! ¡Vámonos!

Produced by The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis in cooperation with Nickelodeon, the Dora and Diego—Let’s Explore! exhibit is locally sponsored by Whole Foods Market. ©2017 Viacom International Inc. All rights reserved. Nickelodeon, Dora the Explorer, Go, Diego, Go! and all related titles, logos, and characters are trademarks of Viacom International Inc.


Port Discovery’s October Hours:

Tuesday – Friday: 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Saturday: 10 AM – 5 PM
Sunday: Noon – 5 PM