The Top of the World Observation Level and Museum, Baltimore, MD, is located at 401 E Pratt St, Suite 2700. It is in the downtown area, just north of the harbor in the Baltimore World Trade Center building.
From behind the deck's stretching windows there is a broad twenty seventh floor view of the Baltimore harbor and the Chesapeake Bay below to the south and southeast, as well as this eastern seaboard city's skyline. There is a 360 degree view and 5 sides to the Pentagon shaped deck atop the world's tallest Pentagon shaped building, which was designed by the internationally acclaimed architect I.M. Pei.
The deck is equipped with binocular stations. Picture maps help to understand what one is seeing in their view and the friendly volunteer staff of guides is ready to explain the view, expound on history or recommend other attractions and places to eat.
This location is fully wheelchair accessible.
There is a small fee of admission to this sightseeing attraction. Children under 3 years of age enter free of charge.
Visitors' belongings are searched upon entry for security reasons.
There are audio-visual presentations here on the history of Baltimore as well as a small museum.
The gift shop at the Top of the World Observation Level and Museum, Baltimore, MD, features the trademark animal and food of this city and state, the Maryland crab.
Special exhibits periodically visit the museum here and special rates apply during events.
Discount rates are available for AAA, AARO and ISIC card holders as well as military personnel with ID and seniors.
Between Labor Day and Memorial Day this attraction is open on Wednesdays through Sundays from 10 AM to 6 PM. From Memorial Day to Labor Day, it is open seven days a week with the same schedule except for Saturday, when it stays open until 8 PM. The last admission is 30 minutes prior to closing time.
There is parking available nearby at locations like the Harbor Park Garage at the corner of Market and Lombard Streets
The Top of the World is always seeking additional volunteers to welcome and orient visitors to Baltimore. This is one of the numerous attractions of the Harbor Pass sightseeing package.
The Top of the World Observation Level and Museum, Baltimore, MD, offers Group Tours that can be arranged any day of the week and throughout the year by advance appointment, barring New Year's, Thanksgiving and Christmas Days when it is closed.
Special package tours are available that include this panoramic view from above the harbor and is followed by a narrated Harbor cruise on local harbor landmarks and nautical history.
The space at the museum is not available for private parties or catered events.
There are no food or beverage services here but numerous options are just steps away from the ground floor after descending from the deck back to the street level below.