Ocean City, Maryland 21842

Ocean City, MD Can Be Just as Fun Indoors!

Looking for things to do in Ocean City, Maryland when it rains? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with lots of fun rainy day activities. From art exhibits to history to hoops — even an ice-skating rink! Plus gyms and health clubs, so you can take your daily workout on the road. The list below covers just some of the cool indoor attractions and indoor activities you'll find in OC. Click the button below to view or print our Beyond the Beach Guide!

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Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum (Boardwalk at The Inlet)

Up for some heroics? Relive the adventures of the U.S. Life-Saving Service, a predecessor of today's Coast Guard, at the meticulously restored Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum. Children love the Aquarium Room featuring huge saltwater tanks with an ever-changing display of amazing sea creatures. You'll also find fascinating exhibits of shipwrecks and old-fashioned beachwear. Plus mermaid displays, sands from around the world, and Davy Jones' locker. Unique gift shop with interesting selection of nautical gifts and books. Small admission fee.

Hours of Operation:

  • June to September: Daily 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • April, May, October & November: Wednesdays to Sundays 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • December to March: Weekends 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • During winter months, please call for hours. Boardwalk at the Inlet: (410) 289-4991.

Art League of OC Exhibit And Receptions (Art League Building, 94th St. Bayside)

Local and regional artists show their best work at the Art League of Ocean City. The gallery is open Tuesday to Sunday, with special receptions on the first Friday of every month (February to December). For details and hours call (410) 524-9433.

Reserve A Gym for Indoor Games

Set up a game with friends, family or co-workers. Two full gymnasiums and four indoor basketball courts are available at Northside Park. These gyms can also be used for volleyball or indoor soccer. Reservation fees are $30.00-36.00/hour (residents); $44.00-50.00/hour (non-residents). Extra fees may apply if you require a supervisor, or if you need equipment set up or taken down.


Indoor Activities