B&O Railroad Museum

B&O Railroad Museum The B&O Railroad Museum brings alive the adventure of railroading. This historic national landmark allows you to see, touch, hear and explore the most important railroad collection in America.

It's time once again for Baltimore magazine's Best of Baltimore Reader's Poll! Sound off here in the comments with your ...
06/10/2019

It's time once again for Baltimore magazine's Best of Baltimore Reader's Poll! Sound off here in the comments with your favorite memories from the B&O this year, and be sure to put down B&O Railroad Museum in the "Best Museum" category when you follow the link! https://www.baltimoremagazine.com/poll/vote-best-of-baltimore-readers-poll-2019

#Baltimore #MyBmore #Museums #BaltimoreMuseums #BestofBaltimore #BORail

Reading on the Rails 2019 at the B&O offers kids the chance to keep their reading and writing skills sharp this summer, ...
06/10/2019

Reading on the Rails 2019 at the B&O offers kids the chance to keep their reading and writing skills sharp this summer, while exploring the art of storytelling in the S.T.E.A.M oriented environment of the B&O Railroad Museum. Free lunches provided to participants daily. Enrollment is free, but spaces are limited, so register your child today!

Taking a trip to Baltimore this summer? Present your hotel key card at the museum to receive $5 off the cost of admissio...
06/09/2019

Taking a trip to Baltimore this summer? Present your hotel key card at the museum to receive $5 off the cost of admission! Unlock a summer of history and fun at the B&O Railroad Museum!

#BORailroad #MyBmore #VisitBmore #museums #summer

As a proud partner of BBlue Star Families the B&O offers free admission to all active military personnel & up to 5 famil...
06/08/2019

As a proud partner of BBlue Star Families the B&O offers free admission to all active military personnel & up to 5 family members now — July 14! Just present a Geneva Convention access card, a DD Form 1173 ID card, or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card.

It’s #FirsttoFightFriday! Stop by this weekend to experience WWI from the perspective of Army railroad engineer D. Yat...
06/07/2019

It’s #FirsttoFightFriday! Stop by this weekend to experience WWI from the perspective of Army railroad engineer D. Yates and learn all about the role the B&O played in supporting the war effort.
#exhibit #WWI #BORailroad #History #museums

Standing in front of the William Mason #25 locomotive is Francis Smyth, Chairman of the B&O Railroad Museum; Kris Hoelle...
06/06/2019

Standing in front of the William Mason #25 locomotive is Francis Smyth, Chairman of the B&O Railroad Museum; Kris Hoellen, B&O Railroad Museum Executive Director; Jim Foote, CSX President; and Ed Harris, CSX Executive Vice President, who all attend the Operation Gratitude event on Saturday, June 1 at the B&O Railroad Museum. #OperationGratitude #CSX

06/06/2019

Last Saturday, the B&O hosted CSX volunteers in partnership with Operation Gratitude as they helped stuff care pouches for troops and local first responders. You can do your part to support Operation Gratitude by helping us fill the Maryland Merci Car with new, black crew-length socks, individually packaged beef jerky, and single packs of sanitary wipes — now through Bastille Day, July 14!

Don't miss Toddler Time at the B&O! Tomorrow at 10:30am, kids will enjoy story time featuring Shark vs. Train by Chris B...
06/05/2019

Don't miss Toddler Time at the B&O! Tomorrow at 10:30am, kids will enjoy story time featuring Shark vs. Train by Chris Barton & Tom Lichtenheld, followed by free play, an engaging craft, and the opportunity to hop aboard our Choo Choo Blueville kids ride! #museumkids #myBmore

The B&O’s next Sensory Friendly Day, for guests with Autism Spectrum Disorder and/or sensory processing differences, i...
06/04/2019

The B&O’s next Sensory Friendly Day, for guests with Autism Spectrum Disorder and/or sensory processing differences, is this Sunday, June 9! To RSVP and receive a specialized sensory story, please contact [email protected] by this Friday, June 7

#autismawareness #specialneedskids

Many thanks to the CSX volunteers who helped pack 10,000 care pouches for local first responders and military this weeke...
06/03/2019

Many thanks to the CSX volunteers who helped pack 10,000 care pouches for local first responders and military this weekend at the B&O! Through its Pride in Service initiative, CSX aims to provide military and first responder families with the resources and support they need—when and where they need it most. CSX partnered with Operation Gratitude to provide tangible ways to strengthen communities and forge bonds through service projects and acts of gratitude.

#operationgratitude #borailroad #service

Treat yourself to a special Sunday! Visit the B&O Railroad Museum and see CSX locomotives: The Spirit of our Armed Force...
06/02/2019

Treat yourself to a special Sunday! Visit the B&O Railroad Museum and see CSX locomotives: The Spirit of our Armed Forces and The Spirit of our First Responders – TODAY ONLY at the B&O from 11am – 4pm. Please join us! FREE for B&O Members and FREE PARKING!

The B&O Railroad Museum is honored to host CSX today as they join forces with Operation Gratitude in support of the loca...
06/01/2019

The B&O Railroad Museum is honored to host CSX today as they join forces with Operation Gratitude in support of the local first responder community! CSX volunteers will assemble 10,000 care pouches for Baltimore's first responders. AND don't miss seeing these special CSX locomotives: The Spirit of our Armed Forces and The Spirit of our First Responders – only at the B&O until 4pm today and 11am – 4pm tomorrow!

B&O Railroad Museum's cover photo
05/30/2019

B&O Railroad Museum's cover photo

The B&O No. 3802, dubbed the "All-American Diesel" by Trains Magazine in 1982,  pulls into the station this morning. Tak...
05/30/2019

The B&O No. 3802, dubbed the "All-American Diesel" by Trains Magazine in 1982, pulls into the station this morning. Take a train ride behind this All-American beauty on the Mile One Express — running all summer long only at the B&O!

#Borail #locomotive #MileOneExpress #Trains #Baltimore

We're off to a great start filling up the one and only Maryland Merci Car with supplies for the troops! Please donate ne...
05/29/2019

We're off to a great start filling up the one and only Maryland Merci Car with supplies for the troops! Please donate new black crew, crew length socks, single packs of sanitary wipes, 1 oz. sunscreen packs, and individual bags of beef jerky. All the items you donated will be collected and placed inside the Merci Car so you can see the difference your efforts will make to members of the military serving our country.

#operationgratitude #Maryland #MarylandMerci

Support our troops today at the B&O! Help Operation Gratitude by donating personal items to fill the Maryland Merci Car....
05/27/2019

Support our troops today at the B&O! Help Operation Gratitude by donating personal items to fill the Maryland Merci Car. Today only - FREE ADMISSON FOR ALL MILITARY PERSONNEL! For more information visit http://www.borail.org/MerciWeekend.aspx

Meet Camden, WBAL-TV 11 Baltimore Puppy with a Purpose from America's VetDogs, tomorrow, May 27 from 10am – 11am at th...
05/26/2019

Meet Camden, WBAL-TV 11 Baltimore Puppy with a Purpose from America's VetDogs, tomorrow, May 27 from 10am – 11am at the B&O’s Merci! - A Weekend of Gratitude. All military personnel receive free admission tomorrow for Memorial Day at the B&O.

#Camden #ServiceDog #VetDogs #PuppyWithaPurpose

Today at Merci! - Weekend of Gratitude: Sample six different crepes from Sofi's Crepes or spend an hour enjoying a swing...
05/25/2019

Today at Merci! - Weekend of Gratitude: Sample six different crepes from Sofi's Crepes or spend an hour enjoying a swing dance from Mobtown Ballroom as we honor our military troops. Kids will have a blast learning about Victory Gardens and can plant one to take home. For all activities this Memorial Day weekend at the B&O visit http://www.borail.org/MerciWeekend.aspx

Our brand-new temporary exhibit is now open! First to Fight: Railroaders in WWI tells the story of "The Great War" from ...
05/24/2019

Our brand-new temporary exhibit is now open! First to Fight: Railroaders in WWI tells the story of "The Great War" from the perspective of the railroaders who were called upon to bring their skills to the front. Kick off your Memorial Day weekend today by checking out this immersive exploration of the B&O in WWI!

Help stuff the Maryland Merci Car to support Operation Gratitude! Our troops need the following personal items: new, bla...
05/24/2019

Help stuff the Maryland Merci Car to support Operation Gratitude! Our troops need the following personal items: new, black crew length socks, single packs of sanitary wipes, 1 oz. sunscreen packs, and individual bags of beef jerky. The B&O will be collecting these items now through July 14 (Bastille Day) and stuffing them in the Merci Car as we support Operation Gratitude

Spend your lunch break at the B&O tomorrow to help us kick off Merci! - A Weekend of Gratitude with a 12pm turntable dem...
05/23/2019

Spend your lunch break at the B&O tomorrow to help us kick off Merci! - A Weekend of Gratitude with a 12pm turntable demonstration featuring the one and only Maryland Merci Car! The Merci Car will be rotated on our massive Roundhouse turntable — by just one person! You won't want to miss this historic turntable demo.

Time is running out for B&O members to visit the Maryland Zoo for FREE, a perk of your current B&O membership, now throu...
05/17/2019

Time is running out for B&O members to visit the Maryland Zoo for FREE, a perk of your current B&O membership, now through May 31. Not a B&O member? Sign up today at http://www.borail.org/Individual-Family.aspx

This view of Baltimore's beautiful skyline from the B&O isn't bad, but check out that free parking lot 👀#BOrail #MyBm...
05/16/2019

This view of Baltimore's beautiful skyline from the B&O isn't bad, but check out that free parking lot 👀
#BOrail #MyBmore #Baltimore #downtownBmore #museum #railroad

We at the B&O believe that all children and families, including those experiencing critical illnesses, deserve to discov...
05/13/2019

We at the B&O believe that all children and families, including those experiencing critical illnesses, deserve to discover the magic of railroading and share in the excitement of Thomas & Friends! That's why it was our pleasure to host some wonderful Casey Cares families for this year's Day Out With Thomas. Thanks for making the B&O even brighter with your smiles!

#CaseyCares #Smile #Borail #BODOWT

B&O Railroad Museum's cover photo
05/09/2019

B&O Railroad Museum's cover photo

Bring your little ones out to the B&O next Thursday, May 16 at 10:30am for Toddler Time! This month's session includes p...
05/08/2019

Bring your little ones out to the B&O next Thursday, May 16 at 10:30am for Toddler Time! This month's session includes play time in our Kids Zone and a storytime segment featuring Kobi Yamada's "What Do You Do With An Idea?" Then, kids will each discover their unique design processes as they learn to create and decorate their very own I-Spy bottles!

#Borail #MyBmore #MuseumKids #BaltimoreKids #Crafts #storytime

05/08/2019
Chris Riehl - Baltimore Personality

In this amazing video, Chris Riehl - Baltimore Personality & Baltimore Rent-A-Tour show you why the B&O Railroad Museum is one Baltimore attraction you simply can't pass up! Thanks Chris!

Here's the very first BALTIMOREientation video featuring one of my favorite city attractions, the B&O Railroad Museum. Enjoy!

Plenty of tickets are still available on-site for the last weekend of Day Out With Thomas 2019! Stop by today, tomorrow,...
05/03/2019

Plenty of tickets are still available on-site for the last weekend of Day Out With Thomas 2019! Stop by today, tomorrow, or Sunday to reserve your train ride with Thomas and enjoy taking photos with Sir Topham Hatt & Nia, asking a real engineer about their work on the railroad, eating delicious food, and more!

#VisitBmore #VisitMD #BODOWT #BODayoutwithThomas

LAST CHANCE for DAY OUT WITH THOMAS at the B&O Railroad Museum! Friday- Sunday, May 3–5, 2019Purchase tickets on-site ...
04/30/2019

LAST CHANCE for DAY OUT WITH THOMAS at the B&O Railroad Museum! Friday- Sunday, May 3–5, 2019
Purchase tickets on-site at the B&O Railroad Museum during these extended event hours:
Friday, May 3 (9am – 3pm)
Saturday, May 4 (8:30am – 6pm)
Sunday, May 5 (8:30am – 5pm)
Don't miss your last chance this year to spend the day with Thomas and his friends!
http://www.borail.org/dowt/default.aspx

#BODOWT #BODayOutWithThomas #visitBmore

B&O Railroad Museum
04/28/2019

B&O Railroad Museum

Friendly reminder that the museum will be closed tomorrow: Monday April 29, in preparation for next weekend’s Day Out With Thomas! Don’t miss your opportunity to take a train ride with Thomas, meet Sir Topham Hatt, take pictures with Nia, enjoy live entertainment, and much more! http://www.borail.org/dowt/

Friendly reminder that the museum will be closed tomorrow: Monday April 29, in preparation for next weekend’s Day Out ...
04/24/2019

Friendly reminder that the museum will be closed tomorrow: Monday April 29, in preparation for next weekend’s Day Out With Thomas! Don’t miss your opportunity to take a train ride with Thomas, meet Sir Topham Hatt, take pictures with Nia, enjoy live entertainment, and much more! http://www.borail.org/dowt/

Win tickets to DAY OUT WITH THOMAS! Leave a comment and share this post for your chance to win four tickets to the event...
04/23/2019

Win tickets to DAY OUT WITH THOMAS! Leave a comment and share this post for your chance to win four tickets to the event on either Friday, April 26 or Friday, May 3 for the 1pm train ride time with Thomas the Tank Engine. For ticket availability or event info visit http://www.borail.org/dowt/default.aspx
#VisitBmore #VisitMD #BOThomas #BODOWT

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Thomas & Friends are on board with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, and in the spirit of going green, t...
04/19/2019

Thomas & Friends are on board with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, and in the spirit of going green, the B&O will be participating in the City Nature Challenge during Day Out With Thomas. Coordinated by the National Aquarium, the Baltimore City Nature Challenge is part of an international effort for cities to engage in a friendly competition with people finding and documenting plants and wildlife in cities across the globe. Take pictures while on site during Thomas to participate by sharing your own photos of plants and wildlife spotted right here at the B&O! Let’s win it for Baltimore! https://www.inaturalist.org/projects/city-nature-challenge-2019

Day 2 of Fair of the First Mile is officially underway! Due to unpredictable weather conditions, Big D will not be able ...
04/19/2019

Day 2 of Fair of the First Mile is officially underway! Due to unpredictable weather conditions, Big D will not be able to make it, but don’t worry — he’ll be back! Big D’s caretaker, Sgt. Robar of the Baltimore City Mounted Police Unit will be on site today to talk with guests about Big D and the First Mile Stable: new home of the Mounted Unit being built right on B&O property!

Day 1 of Fair of the First Mile was an absolute blast, and the fun continues tomorrow: Award-winning horse Big D will be here at the museum from 11am to 1pm! Meet Big D and his friends from the Mounted Unit, whose new home is being built right here on the grounds of the B&O, when you stop by for day 2 of Fair of the First Mile!

#BigD #VisitBmore #BORailroad #FairoftheFirstMile

Day 1 of Fair of the First Mile was an absolute blast, and the fun continues tomorrow: Award-winning horse Big D will be...
04/18/2019

Day 1 of Fair of the First Mile was an absolute blast, and the fun continues tomorrow: Award-winning horse Big D will be here at the museum from 11am to 1pm! Meet Big D and his friends from the Mounted Unit, whose new home is being built right here on the grounds of the B&O, when you stop by for day 2 of Fair of the First Mile!

#BigD #VisitBmore #BORailroad #FairoftheFirstMile

04/18/2019

Turntable Demonstration from the best seat in the house!

04/18/2019

Kicking off Fair of the First Mile with a wonderful Toddler Time!

Looking for a different way to spend your lunch break this Thursday? Stop by the B&O's Fair of the First Mile for the 12...
04/18/2019

Looking for a different way to spend your lunch break this Thursday? Stop by the B&O's Fair of the First Mile for the 12pm turntable demonstration: a one-of-a-kind opportunity to see a locomotive or rail car rotated on our massive Roundhouse turntable!

#MyBmore #Roundhouse #BOrailroad #Thursday #lunchbreak

In case you needed one more reason to come to the first B&O Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 20: Families may also hav...
04/17/2019

In case you needed one more reason to come to the first B&O Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 20: Families may also have the chance to win a $529 Maryland Senator Edward J. Kasemeyer College Investment Plan, courtesy of Maryland 529! After the egg hunt, stop by the Maryland 529 information table to enter the raffle. One lucky winner will be selected Saturday afternoon. If you’re not the raffle winner, you may still be eligible to receive a $250 or $500 State contribution through the Save4College State Contribution Program. To learn more about the program and how to apply, visit maryland529.com/Save4College

Raffle rules: https://maryland529.com/Portals/0/Images/Events/B%26O%20Egg%20Hunt%20Raffle%20Rules%20-%20Final.pdf

We've got the perfect special offer for the Thomas & Friends fans in your life! When you purchase tickets for B&O Day Ou...
04/17/2019

We've got the perfect special offer for the Thomas & Friends fans in your life! When you purchase tickets for B&O Day Out With Thomas™ 2019 on-site at the B&O Railroad Museum this Thursday through Sunday, April 18-21, you'll be automatically entered to win this Thomas souvenier prize pack...AND a free annual B&O Family Membership. This giveaway contest is just too sweet to pass up, so stop by the B&O before spring break ends!

We had WBFF FOX 45 on-site yesterday to see this handsome Klinger Award winner — Big D! Stop by the Fair of the First ...
04/17/2019

We had WBFF FOX 45 on-site yesterday to see this handsome Klinger Award winner — Big D! Stop by the Fair of the First Mile at the B&O this Friday to meet him for yourself and to learn about the First Mile Stable: new home under construction for Big D and his fellow horses of the Baltimore City Mounted Police Unit!

Be sure to take advantage of this special April deal on birthday parties!
04/16/2019

Be sure to take advantage of this special April deal on birthday parties!

We’ve designed our kids birthday party packages to offer the most memorable experiences for you and your child — options include spin art, appearances by Choo Choo Blue, access to our children’s rides & more! AND if you book this month, you'll receive a $50 discount. Don't wait, book your child's B&O birthday today!
http://www.borail.org/Birthday-Parties.aspx

#kidsbirthday #birthdaysonboard #borailroad #MyBmore

04/16/2019

Checking in with our restoration crew for another #RestorationRoundUp!

04/13/2019

It was our honor to present Maggie Hudson with all the birthday cards you've been writing for her 100th birthday! Maggie was one of the first female porters on the railroad, and the legacy of the B&O wouldn't be the same without her! Happy birthday Maggie!

Address

901 W Pratt St
Baltimore, MD
21223

The Charm City Circulator, the new free Eco-Friendly transportation in Baltimore, stops at the B&O. There is a bus stop and a light rail stop right down the street, and cabs are also available throughout the city.

General information

Purchase Day Out With Thomas tickets: https://www.ticketweb.com/venue/b-o-railroad-museum-baltimore-md/24794

Opening Hours

Monday 10:00 - 16:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 16:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 16:00
Thursday 10:00 - 16:00
Friday 10:00 - 16:00
Saturday 10:00 - 16:00
Sunday 11:00 - 16:00

Telephone

(410) 752-2490

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