901 West Pratt St., Baltimore, MD 21223
Phone:410-752-2490

Child's Birthday Party

The B&O Railroad Museum offers three rental facilities for children's birthday parties:
the Education Station, Buxton Rail Car, and our newest party space The Train Party Depot.

Party Information

    • Saturday Rental Sessions: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m
    • Sunday Rental Session:     11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
    • Rentals are accepted year round (some blackout dates apply).
    • Train Rides (when available) are offered April through January.
    • Weekend Train Ride Times:
      • Saturday: 11:30 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.
      • Sunday:     1:00 p.m.
    • You may bring your own food, beverages, cake, paper products, and decorations. Paper products and goody bags are also available through the B&O Museum store, click Birthday Party Supplies to see an overview. 
    • Price includes a Birthday Party Host
    • For specific Birthday Party Policies please visit our Birthday Party FAQ page.
     

    Education Station

    Harry C. Eck Education Station
    (The base rental rate includes birthday host and train rides when available.)

    Host your family party at the Historic B&O Railroad Museum in the 1,200 sq. ft. Harry C. Eck Education Station, located in the backyard adjacent to the Roundhouse & Picnic Grove and right next to our Family Activity Area. It’s a perfect party location for children of all ages.

     

    Pricing Information for Education Station
    Saturday or Sunday $400
    B&O Member rate  $350
    Each additional guest above 30 (maximum guest count is 80) $5
    Reservation deposit $50


    Buxton RailcarBuxton Rail Car
    (The base rental rate includes birthday host and train rides when available.)

    Host your birthday party inside an historic rail car! The Buxton, a 48 seat coach, was originally built in 1939 for the Florida East Coast Railroad. Located on Platform 2, directly outside Bay 11 of the Roundhouse, the Buxton is a unique location for a children's party .

     

    Pricing Information for Buxton Rail Car
    Saturday or Sunday $450
    B&O Member rate  $400
    Each additional guest above 30 (maximum guest count is 40) $5
    Reservation deposit $50


    Train Party Depot 
    (The base rental rate includes birthday host and train rides when available.)

    Host your family party at the Historic B&O Railroad Museum in the newest party space, the Train Party Depot!  This 800 square foot party space is located in the main museum building, convenient to the historic Roundhouse with all its exhibits and activities.  It is a perfect party location for children of all ages and includes an overhead model train display that can be activated at the push of a button!

    Pricing Information for Train Party Depot
    Saturday or Sunday $400
    B&O Member rate  $350
    Each additional guest above 30 (maximum guest count is 45) $5
    Reservation deposit $50

    Prices subject to change. Please call for additional information.


    Catering Services by:

     


    Atlantic Caterers
     
    410-254-6662
     
     
    The Classic Catering People
    410-356-1666
    1-800-CATER IT
     
    Crown Foods
     
    410-727-7688-office
     

     

      Trax Side Snax
             

    B&O Rentals:

     

    Carousel  Tickets are $2 per person per ride or you may purchase unlimited rides for the entire day of the party for only $5 per person.  Children under the age of 2 ride free with a paying adult.  Tickets may be purchased in advance or the day of the party.

    Happy Train Tickets are $2 per person per ride or you may purchase unlimited rides for the entire day of the party for only $5 per person.   Tickets may be purchased in advance or the day of the party.

    Spin Art is available at a cost of $75.00 for 1-30 paintings, $125.00 for 31-60 paintings
    Fun Package
    includes coloring sheets/crayons, tattoos, stickers, and the Thomas the Tank Pin the Number game for $60.00.

    Choo Choo Blue, the B&O's train mascot, is available for an appearance at your child's birthday party at the rate of $50 for 30 minutes.

    All activities include a staff member to assist with the activity.


    Parking: 

    Free on-site, off-street parking for you and your guest


     

    For more information or to reserve your party, please call 410-752-2462 ext 212 or email birthdayparty@borail.org.

     

 

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