Bad weather does not equal house arrest. Baltimore offers plenty of indoor activities, entertainment and attractions. Whether it's visiting a museum or catching a live show, the indoor entertainment in Baltimore will have one forgetting about the weather in no time.
Those seeking culture will appreciate Baltimore’s many museums and art galleries. The Walters Art Museum features art from various time periods, including ancient Egypt, but is best known for its expansive medieval art collection. Looking for the more unusual? Check out the Geppi’s Entertainment Museum, an ode to 250 years of pop culture in America. For those who are feeling nostalgic, the National PinBall Machine Museum features more than 800 pinball game machines from as early as the 1940s. Take quarters along to play a few games in the Pinhead Gallery.
For theater lovers, there are many live shows in Baltimore, from Broadway to opera. The Hippodrome Theater puts on Broadway shows such as “American Idiot” and “Wicked.” The Lyric Opera House hosts both classic operas such as La Boheme as well as contemporary, headlining musicians. The beautiful Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall is host to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. The Baltimore Comedy Factory and Magooby’s Jokehouse keep locals in stitches with both national and local comedians.
During times of inclement weather, people tend to head to the movies to catch a good flick. One of the best Baltimore movie theaters is the Landmark Theater in the Harbor East area. Landmark prides itself on featuring independent and foreign films. Gourmet concessions and a wine bar also make this theater stand out. The AMC Loews theater at the White Marsh Shopping Center features the latest movie releases and plush stadium seating.
With so many options, there is no excuse to waste another rainy day in Baltimore. Just don’t forget the umbrella!