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About Baltimore


You’ll be working hard during your fellowship, but we hope you’ll also take time to get to know and enjoy Baltimore. Here are some sites to introduce you to the city and the surrounding area. Welcome!

How Baltimore Quietly Became the Coolest City on the East Coast

Living In Baltimore

Baltimore and Surrounding Neighborhoods

Events and Festivals

Artscape, Farmers’ Market, Flowermart at Mount Vernon, Little Italy Open Air Film Festival, Maryland Film Festival, Maryland State Fair, The Preakness, and more.

Inner Harbor

Baltimore’s Inner Harbor is the centerpiece of downtown. It’s a lively area with restaurants and museums, shops, and ships. Visit the USS Constellation, the last Civil War vessel afloat, the National Aquarium, featuring more than 16,500 animals in exhibits designed to replicate natural environments, the Maryland Science Center, with interactive exhibits combined with the state-of-the-art Davis Planetarium and an IMAX Theater. You can rent a sailboat or paddleboat or stroll along the waterfront.

Museums and Attractions

Historic Sites

Music, Film, and Theater



Outdoors and Sports

Maryland and Beyond

What's Happening In Baltimore

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