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JANUARY 2015 at the B&O in Baltimore
Museum CLOSED
Thursday, January 1
Museum closed in observance of New Year’s Day
Roads to Rails: Early Railroading Month
January 2-31
Monday - Saturday (10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Sunday (11am - 4pm)
During the month of January join the B&O Railroad Museum as it celebrates the birth and development of railroading from its inception in 1827 to 1860. Learn how the B&O Railroad overcame incredible physical and technological challenges to become an early success story during America's transportation revolution and why it was widely known as "the Railroad University of the United States." Programs will highlight the role of the B&O during this transformative period and feature the Museum's one-of-a-kind collection of early 19th century locomotives.

Exclusive B&O Member Presale for Day Out With Thomas Tickets
January 2-15
Thomas the Tank Engine returns to the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore Friday-Sunday, April 24-26 & May 1-3, 2015. B&O members may purchase tickets exclusively from January 2-16 before tickets go on-sale to the general public. A member code is required to purchase tickets during this time period. Visit www.ticketweb.com/dowt or call 1-866-468-7630. Advance purchase recommended. For membership inquiries contact the Membership office 410-752-2462 x 205. To purchase a B&O membership and take advantage of this offer visit Membership. Please note that everyone including B&O members will need to purchase a Day Out With Thomas ticket for admittance into the museum during this six day event. Coupons, vouchers, discounts, consignment tickets, complimentary passes, membership cards, etc. are not accepted during Day Out With Thomas. 
Great Scale Model Train Show
B&O's Magical Holiday Express
Saturday, January 3 (9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.)
Sunday, January 4 (10am-4pm)
This weekend only the B&O Railroad Museum partners with the Great Scale Model Train Show to conclude its holiday event, the B&O's Magical Holiday Express. See the most extensive selection of scale model railroad items and accessories in the United States. Model railroad fans, hobbyists and families are sure to find something special for their own model train layouts and on-site model train layouts will add much excitement to this event. Kids can meet the museum's mascot Choo Choo Blue plus enjoy interactive play at Choo Choo Blue's Kids & LEGO Zone. All ages will love indoor carousel rides and train rides aboard the B&O's Mile One Express. Admission is $10 per person for ages 2 and up; B&O Members are free! To purchase a B&O membership click here.
 
 
Mile One Express Train Rides
Weekends in January
Saturdays January 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31 at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., & 2:30 p.m.
Sundays, January 4, 11, 18, & 25 at 12:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
Visitors may take the Mile One Express Train Ride on weekends during the month of January at the B&O Railroad Museum. Train ride times are on Saturday at 11am, 1pm, & 2:30pm and Sunday at 12:30pm or 2:30pm. With paid admission, tickets are $3.00 each for adults and seniors and $2.00 each for children ages 2-12. B&O members are free!  The Museum reserves the right to change or cancel train rides due to inclement weather or equipment malfunction and are not guaranteed with your visit.
Mile One Express Train Rides to visit Mount Clare Museum House
Weekends in January
Saturdays January 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31 at 1:00 p.m.
Sundays, January 4, 11, 18, & 25 at 12:30 p.m.
Visitors may take the Mile One Express Train Ride on weekends during the month of January from the B&O Railroad Museum to Mount Clare Museum House. Train ride times are on Saturday at 1:00pm and Sunday at 12:30pm. With paid admission, tickets are $8.00 each for adults and seniors and $6.00 each for children ages 2-12. B&O members are free! To become a B&O member visit MembershipThe Museum reserves the right to change or cancel train rides due to inclement weather or equipment malfunction and are not guaranteed with your visit.
Thrifty Tuesday
Tuesday, January 6
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Visitors receive half off regular admission rates the first Tuesday of every month at the B&O Railroad Museum! All aboard for the most important American railroad collection in the world!
 
Toddler Time
presented by Capital One Bank
Wednesday, January 7 & 21
10:30 a.m.
Toddler Time is held the first and third Wednesday of the month during the months of January, February, March, June, July, August, and September. Following are the dates it is held only once a month in 2015: April 15, May 20, and October 7. Halloween Toddler Time & Costume Parade is held October 28. Children listen to a classic railroad story, create a craft, enjoy playtime at Choo Choo Blue Kids Zone, and take a ride on the indoor train carousel – all included with paid admission. Recommended for ages 2-5.  This program begins promptly at 10:30am.
 
Historic Roundhouse Turntable Demonstrations
Saturday, January 10
Demonstrations begin at 11:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.
Ever wonder how locomotives and rail cars are moved in and out of the historic 1884 B&O Roundhouse? Watch museum staff operate the 60 foot wooden turntable to move a historic rail car.
 

Ticket Sale for Day Out With Thomas
Beginning January 16
Thomas the Tank Engine returns to the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore Friday - Sunday, April 24-26 & May 1-3, 2015. Beginning January 16, 2015 tickets go on-sale to the general public and B&O members. No purchase code required. Visit www.ticketweb.com/dowt or call 1-866-468-7630. Advance purchase recommended. Please note that everyone including B&O members will need to purchase a Day Out With Thomas ticket for admittance into the museum during this six day event. Coupons, vouchers, discounts, consignment tickets, complimentary passes, membership cards, etc. are not accepted during Day Out With Thomas.
 
Special Day for Train Rides at the B&O
Monday, January 19
12 Noon
In observance of Martin Luther King Day, the B&O offers a special day of train rides with paid admission at 12:00 noon. Plan to bring your family and friends for a round trip ride along the first commercial mile of railroad track laid in America, recognized as the birthplace of American railroading. With paid admission, tickets are FREE for B&O members, $3.00 for adults and seniors and $2.00 for children ages 2-12 with paid admission.The Museum reserves the right to change or cancel train rides due to inclement weather or equipment malfunction and are not guaranteed with your visit.

 
Maryland Zoo Members receive FREE admission to the B&O
January & February
During the months of January and February 2015, the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore members receive free entrance into the B&O Railroad Museum with the presentation of a valid Zoo membership card and photo ID. Card holders with Family memberships are allowed admittance for 2 adults and 2 children. Mile One Express train rides are offered weekends in January; tickets are $3.00 for adults and $2.00 for children ages 2-12. Indoor Train Carousel rides are $2.00 per ticket. Please note that rides are not guaranteed with your visit and that the Museum reserves the right to change or cancel rides without notice due to inclement weather or equipment malfunction.

 


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