Museums and Art Galleries


Museums and Art Galleries

With a tropical atrium, pool, and direct access to the beach, we wouldn’t blame you if you were tempted never to leave the Princess Royale Oceanfront Resort. However, if you begin to wonder what else Ocean City, MD has to offer, you’re in luck. The resort is conveniently located close to myriad museums and attractions that offer facts and fun for you and your children. As you plan your luxury resort stay, here are some spots to pencil into the schedule.

Art Museums in Ocean City

It’s no surprise that a place as beautiful as Ocean City inspires some stunning artwork. Our museums showcase gorgeous pieces that will spark conversation and inspire kids’ imaginations. 

Here are some of our favorite nearby art museums:

The Art League of Ocean City Center for the Arts

The Art League of Ocean City Center for the Arts is a spacious facility that provides opportunities for looking and learning. There are two floors of galleries, a pottery studio, classrooms, an art-centric library, and the studios of five on-site working artists. The exhibits on display constantly change, allowing for a seemingly fresh experience every time you stay at the Princess Royale.  The organization also offers events throughout the entire year, helping you to plan meaningful moments for each day of your stay. 

Salisbury University Art Galleries

Princess Royale’s proximity to Salisbury University allows you to take advantage of the art you’ll only find at a stunning university. There are rotating indoor galleries throughout the year, but also art dispersed throughout the campus that makes for a gorgeous walk. The SU Sculpture Collection is unique to the Eastern Shore and is the perfect excuse for some outdoor exploration. 

Science Museums in Ocean City

If your family is more interested in planets than paintings, there are plenty of science museums in Ocean City to satisfy your curiosity. 

Here are some of our favorite places to discover new knowledge:

Delmarva Discovery Center & Museum

The Delmarva Discovery Center & Museum is any curious kid’s dream! By featuring local animals, this stop helps you better appreciate the area you’re visiting and leave it with some new intelligence under your belt. There is a kid’s play area and a touch-pool. The highly interactive nature of this museum allows for maximized fun and hours-long entertainment for all. 

NASA Wallops Flight Center

This can’t-miss Ocean City stop is home to one of only four major rocket launch sites in the United States. Regardless of whether or not your luxury vacation coincides with a launch, you can visit Wallops Island to experience the history of America’s first space coast, explore the gorgeous area surrounding the facility, or maybe hear from some VIP guests. Frequent launches and events elevate your visit to the next level. 

Historical Museums in Ocean City

Ocean City is full of historical museums to help you become more familiar with Maryland and the gorgeous area you’re visiting. There are so many that we’d encourage you to check out, but our favorites include: 

Plan Your Next Family Beach Vacation to Ocean City with Princess Royale Oceanfront Resort

Who knew living luxury could come with so much learning? For a rich vacation experience full of culture and local opportunities for fun, visit the Princess Royale Oceanfront Resort! With in-house and nearby entertainment for both adults and children, it’s a must-stay for the entire family. Book your visit online today.