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Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum

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Address: 216 Emory St, Baltimore, MD 21230
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+1 410-727-1539
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The city's native son, the Great Bambino, is celebrated in the house he was...

The city's native son, the Great Bambino, is celebrated in the house he was born in, now a museum stocked with memorabilia like the catcher's mitt he used while learning baseball, the bat from his famed 1927 season and exhibits honoring the Orioles.

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If you're American then you must love baseball, right? It was so cool walking thru the home where Babe Ruth was born. From the room he was actually born in to various items he's... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 January 2017
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Austin, Texas
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Mamou, Louisiana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is an easy walk from Camden yards. It has some Babe Ruth memorabilia along with one of the Babe's bats. It was a bit warm inside in May. Our young boys enjoyed the visit. Expect about an hour to review everything.

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

If you're American then you must love baseball, right? It was so cool walking thru the home where Babe Ruth was born. From the room he was actually born in to various items he's accommodated in his time, you can't help but feel the love and honor of baseball. Such a cool experience!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

The price I thought as a couple dollars too much, but the museum was quite good. There are several short films throughout worth the time to watch them including the "called shot" from the 1932 World Series. The museum consists of the historic home where the Babe was born, but did not live. There is not too much information on... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

This was the first time we'd had a couple days on our own in Baltimore so this was a must-see for us. Well done exhibits, great staff, good visit.

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Baltimore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

This museum is great for baseball fans. The exhibits highlight Oriole history and give the family background on why it is the Oriole Way.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

As an Aussie, we have limited knowledge of Babe Ruth and baseball but this was a very interesting and informative museum of the man and his life. Worth a visit if you have time and are interested in the abilities of extraordinary people that have made history.

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Dallastown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

It's been over 20 years since I was here last. They have renovated and enlarged the museum. Wow great pics, history etc....it'll take maybe an hour to go through. The staff was great!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Even though the museum is small and a little cheesy, there are some one of a kind artifacts Babe fans must see. All the old movie footage and sound bites are great. And to see the size of the family home is eye opening. How could families live in a twelve and a half foot wide home? There's not a... More 

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New Bern, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Nice little museum, worth the visit. Parking is nearby, there is a small lot that has some reserved for Babe Ruth museum signs. I believe on Pratt street. Fair price for admission, can see short film and enjoy the pieces on display...bats, signed balls, etc. Kids liked it too.

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Ocean City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Followed the baseballs on the sidewalk after visiting Camden Yards Stadium. Short easy walk of maybe 3-4 blocks. Museum has little fact boards and memorabilia of Babe Ruth. Short video about the National Anthem was worth viewing and staff very friendly.

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