This section includes zoos, aquariums and natural history museums in the Baltimore area. Why? Fantastical creatures in steampunk tales are often based on real ones. And some steampunk artists have used animal forms as inspiration for their work. The gear icon indicates locations likely to be of particular interest to steampunks.

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Baltimore, MD, USA

The Maryland Science Center includes three levels of exhibits, a planetarium, and an observatory. . .

Baltimore, MD, USA

The Maryland Zoo is a 135-acre park located in historic Druid Hill Park in the northwestern area of Baltimore. . .

Baltimore, MD, USA

The National Aquarium is a non-profit public aquarium located on Pier 3 in the Inner Harbor area of downtown Baltimore. . .

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