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

Child's Birthday Party

The B&O Railroad Museum offers two rental facilities for children's birthday parties:
the Education Station and the Buxton Rail Car.

Party Information

    • Saturday Rental Sessions: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. (train ride 11:30 -12:00) and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m (train ride 2:00-2:30)
    • Sunday Rental Session:     11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (train ride 1:00-1:30)
    • 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 and beverages. 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, train rides when available, paper goods and decorations.)

    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 $500
    B&O Member rate  $450
    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, train rides when available, paper goods and decorations.)

    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 $550
    B&O Member rate  $500
    Each additional guest above 30 (maximum guest count is 40) $5
    Reservation deposit $50

    Prices subject to change. Please call  or email 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 guests


     

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

     

 

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