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 SEPTEMBER 2019

Workin' on the Railroad — Labor Day Weekend at the B&O
Roundhouse Turntable Demonstration
Sunday, September 1
1:30pm

Plan your Labor Day holiday at the B&O Railroad Museum.  Enjoy a picnic with your family under the B&O Pavilion, play cornhole games and learn about employees who worked on the B&O Railroad.

 

Workin' on the Railroad — Labor Day Weekend at the B&O
Picnic and Dollar Day!
Monday, September 2
10am - 4pm
This year on Labor Day Monday, admission is just $1 per person! Don't forget to bring your own picnic to enjoy beneath our backyard pavilion! Train ride at 11:30am.

 

THE POLAR EXPRESS TRAIN RIDE™Tickets on sale August 24!
Event Dates: November 15-17, 23-24, 29-30 & December 1

All aboard for THE POLAR EXPRESS TRAIN RIDE™ at the B&O Railroad Museum, November 15-17, 23-24, 29-30 & December 1. This holiday season create a Christmas memory that you and your family will treasure forever - a journey to the North Pole via THE POLAR EXPRESS. Pajama-clad families can board THE POLAR EXPRESS for a train ride to remember. On board the train, passengers are whisked off to "the North Pole" where they relive the magic of the classic children's book, The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg. In this beloved story a young boy takes a magical Christmas Eve train ride to the North Pole and receives a special gift from Santa. Characters from this award-winning book come to life through this magical holiday journey on board THE POLAR EXPRESS. The conductor punches your golden ticket,chefs serve you hot chocolate and cookies, Santa's helpers provide carols and holiday cheer, and Santa himself gives each child the first gift of Christmas - a silver sleigh bell. Children of all ages will BELIEVE! 

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Toddler Time
Thursdays, September 5 & 19
10:30 am
Children to listen to a classic railroad story, create a craft, enjoy playtime at Choo Choo Blue Kids Zone, and enjoy a ride of their choice on our one-of-a-kind Train Carousel – all included with paid admission. Free for B&O Members.
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Grandparents Day at the B&O
Sunday, September 8
11am-4pm

Whether passing on a love of locomotives through the generations, or simply seeking some good old-fashioned quality time, Grandparents Day at the B&O is the perfect occasion to share the magic of railroading with the with the little ones you love! Snap photos at our special selfie station and decorate your very own picture frames together to preserve these precious memories.

 

Restoration Shop Tour & Workshop
Sunday, September 8
2pm
Take the 2pm train ride for a behind-the-scenes tour of the Museum’s state-of-the-art restoration facility constructed in 2005 to restore and maintain the museum’s locomotive and rolling stock collection. This guided tour is an up-close and personal look at the shop including the machinery used in the restoration process and a peek at some of the “Iron Horses” currently being maintained and restored. Duration of the tour is 1 hour with an additional 15 minutes for train ride to and from the restoration shop. Space is limited to 50 people for age 13 and up. Train ride and tour is $11.00 per person with paid admission. Check back to sign up for the Workshop! More details to come.
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First Responders Day
Saturday, September 14
First Responders Day at the B&O honors those who answer the call and aims to educate the public about their lifesaving practices! Event is FREE with price of admission and includes a controlled collision between a train and car, Baltimore City Fire Dept. performing an extraction, and much more! 
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Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day
Saturday, September 21
10am-4pm
Museum Day is a an annual celebration of curiosity and learning hosted by Smithsonian magazine.  Participating museums and cultural institutions offer free admission to anyone presenting a museum day ticket.  Each ticket is good for two admissions on Saturday, September 21.  As an affiliate of the Smithsonian, 
the B & O Railroad Museum is proud to participate in Museum Day.  Tickets will be available for download on Smithsonian.com beginning August 15, 2019.

 


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