DECEMBER 2013 at Ellicott City Station
Civil War 150th Anniversary
The War Came By Train
Now – May 30, 2015
Wednesday – Sunday
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Ellicott City Station, America’s oldest railroad station, will host a satellite exhibit of The War Came by Train that will present living history demonstrations and exhibits highlighting the effect of the railroad during the Civil War on small town life, residents and troops that came through.
Holiday Festival of Trains
Wednesday - Sunday
December 1, 2013 - January 26, 2014
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Enjoy the museum's annual holiday celebration of toy trains and model railroading. New this year is a custom built 360 degree LEGO model train layout created by The Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area LEGO Train Club. This masterpiece made completely of LEGO toy pieces is interactive for children of all ages. There are push buttons along the sides that will activate lights, motors, and sounds. Other model exhibits featured at the Station will include a popular Thomas the Tank Engine G-scale layout, a small N-scale layout in the museum's telegraph office and a push button children's layout in the main waiting room.
Friday, December 6
7 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Enjoy holiday shopping in Ellicott City’s historic district! The Ellicott City Station’s Museum Store and some exhibits will be open.
Tuesday, December 24 & Wednesday, December 25
The Museum is closed in observance of the holiday.
Monday, December 30 & Tuesday, December 31
The Museum is OPEN on Monday, December 30 and New Year's Eve between the hours of 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.