Ellicott City Station
2711 Maryland Avenue,  Ellicott City,  MD 21043
Ellicott City Station:

The B&O Railroad Museum Ellicott City Station is CLOSED until Thanksgiving Weekend. The Museum reopens on Friday, November 25 to kick off Holiday Festival of Trains

As recovery efforts and infrastructure replacement and repairs continue along the flood ravaged Main Street in Ellicott City, Maryland the historic Ellicott City Station remains closed to the public at this time. Meetings with Howard County officials will be scheduled later in the month which may provide some insight into their progress as well as a projected time line for reopening. We will keep you and the media informed as new information is received. Please check back for additional updates.

If you are a B&O Member, please take advantage of all of the events at the B&O Railroad Museum and Mount Clare Museum House in downtown Baltimore.

Courtney B. Wilson
Executive Director

Help Ellicott City's cleanup and restoration with the purchase of this Ellicott City Station ornament!

When you purchase this Ellicott City Station brass ornament, $1.00 will be donated to #ECSTRONG to aid in the clean up and restoration of the town of Ellicott City, that suffered devastating floods this past summer. This ornament of Ellicott City Station, the oldest railroad station in America, is a must for anyone who appreciates the history of the railroad. Its custom design is the fourth in our collection of genuine brass ornaments. The intricate detailing depicts the train tracks that run past the building to this day.  To purchase CLICK HERE or call the B&O Museum Store at 410-752-2462 x 213. Thank you for your contribution!


Ellicott  City Station: Living History MuseumModel Railroading at the B&O's, Ellicott City Station

The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum: Ellicott City Station is the oldest surviving railroad station in America, and was the original terminus of the first 13 miles of commercial railroad in the country. The site features the Main Depot building, constructed in 1830-31; the freight house, designed by E. Francis Baldwin and built in 1885; a replica of the first horse-drawn passenger rail car, the Pioneer; and a 1927 "I-5" Caboose. Housed in the freight house is a 40-foot HO-gauge model train layout showing the original thirteen miles of commercial rail track stretching from Baltimore to Ellicott Mills. The operating layout features an introductory video and light show. Living historians tell the story of the development of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, the nation's first common carrier railroad, and its impact on Ellicott City between 1827 and 1868. Please note that there are no train rides at Ellicott City Station. 
For Ellicott City Station's Calendar of Events click here.







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