Ellicott City Station:
The B&O Railroad Museum: Ellicott City Station
Hours of Operation:
Wednesday - Sunday
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Note: Last admission is one half hour prior to closing time.
Museum hours are subject to change without notification and may be different during special events, please call 410-461-1945 prior to your visit.
Museum is CLOSED on the following holidays: Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.
Inclement Weather: call 410-461-1945 in the event of hazardous inclement weather.
Reduced Admission! The B&O Railroad Museum temporarily reduces admission prices at Ellicott City Station in hope that you help us support other businesses and organizations effected by the historic flood of July 2016 in Ellicott City.
Adults - $6
Seniors (60+) - $5
Children (2-12) - $4
B&O Members - FREE
Please note that there are no train rides at Ellicott City Station. Train rides are only offered at the B&O in Baltimore.
Calendar of Events: For a complete listing of events and programs at Ellicott City Station, please click here.
Directions: Located at 2711 Maryland Avenue in Ellicott City, MD, the Station is adjacent to Main Street in the historic district of Ellicott City, Maryland and is easily accessible from Interstate 95 and the Baltimore Beltway, I-695.
From the North (Towson, York, Harrisburg)
Take 83 South to 695 West to Frederick Road (Rt. 144). Take Frederick Road West for approx. 5 miles, you enter Ellicott City going over the Patapsco River and under the railroad bridge. The Museum is on your left on Maryland Avenue just past the bridge.
From the South (Washington)
Take 95 North to 100 West to 29 North. Stay in the right lane and take Route 40 East. At the first light make a right onto Rogers avenue. After the court house, take a right onto Ellicott Mills Drive, continue until you come to Main Street Historic Ellicott City, and turn left at the light. Just before going under the railroad bridge, turn right onto Maryland Avenue and the Museum is on your left.
From the East (Delaware, New Jersey, New York)
Take 95 South through the Fort McHenry Tunnel to 695 North to Frederick Road (Rt. 144). Take Frederick Road West for approx. 5 miles, you enter Ellicott City going over the Patapsco River and under the railroad bridge. The Museum is on your left on Maryland Avenue.
From the West (Western Maryland)
Take 70 East to 29 South, take second exit for Route 40 East. At the second light make a right onto Rogers Avenue. After the court house take a right onto Ellicott Mills Drive, continue until you come to Main Street Historic Ellicott City, and turn left at the light. Just before going under the railroad bridge, turn right onto Maryland Avenue, and the Museum is on your left.
Parking: On-site parking is not available, and street parking is limited, but there are paid and free parking lots in and around Ellicott City.