You can visit 12 museums in Baltimore for $1 or less on Saturday and Sunday.

If you’re looking for a way to get out of the cold weather this weekend, check out Dollar Days in Baltimore. For two days, December 7–8, you can visit select museums around Baltimore for just $1 or less. The program is an initiative by Downtown Baltimore to promote small businesses and culture in the city. Admission to each museum is first-come, first-served, and hours may be restricted. Museums participating in the event include: 

National Aquarium

Saturday and Sunday
Tickets must be purchased at the Aquarium, get there early tickets usually sell out!

Maryland Science Center

Saturday and Sunday
Visitors admitted until capacity, and IMAX is extra.

Historic Ships in Baltimore

Saturday and Sunday
Head down to the Inner Harbor and tour U.S.S. Constellation, U.S.S. Torsk, U.S.C.G.C. Taney, and Lightship Chesapeake for free!

Top of the World

World Trade Center—27th floor
Saturday and Sunday
See the best views of Baltimore from the center of the harbor.

Christmas Village in Baltimore

Saturday and Sunday
Get free admission to one of the most popular holiday markets in the region.

Courtesy Port Discovery, Facebook

Port Discovery Children's Museum

Tickets must be purchased at the box office on Sunday.

Reginald F. Lewis Museum

The museum will be having a special clay workshop for kids and a film screening of “BOSS, The Black Experience in Business."

Star-Spangled Banner Flag House & Museum

Saturday and Sunday
Visit the home where the nation’s first flag was sewn.

Maryland Historical Society

Saturday and Sunday
Visit and learn about Maryland through the years; free admission is for the museum only.

American Visionary Arts Museum, courtesy AVAM

American Visionary Arts Museum

The American Visionary Museum will be having a special free event called Sock Monkey Saturday, where guests can make their own sock monkey.
Admission to the museum is still regular price on this day.

National Great Blacks In Wax Museum    

Saturday and Sunday
The museum chronicles the history of famous and historical African American figures—in wax, of course!

The Jewish Museum of Maryland

The museum will be holding a special event for Hanukkah. Guests can make all kinds of crafts and decorations using recycled materials.

Washington Monument

Saturday and Sunday
Entrance to the gallery and digital exhibits is free; there is a cost to access the top.

Dollar Days will draw big crowds, so be sure to arrive early and check the details ahead of time on each museum’s website.

Have you ever visited one of Baltimore's museums on Dollar Days? How were the crowds? Which museum is your fave? Tell us in the comments!