JULY 2017 at the B&O in Baltimore
Patriotic Train Rides and Flag Crafts
July 1 - 3
Railroading began on July 4th in America! Come and take a patriotic train ride aboard the Mile One Express that travels along the first commercial mile of railroad track laid in America. Young railroad lovers will enjoy story time and learn to make a patriotic craft of our Nation's red, white, & blue flag. You may bring or purchase at the Museum Store your own white t-shirt to decorate.
Tuesday, July 4
Museum closed in observance of Independence Day.
Toddler Time with Choo Choo Blue
Thursday, July 6 & 20
Choo Choo Blue, the museum's mascot, make a live appearance at this Toddler Time. Toddler Time is held at 10:30 a.m. on the first and third Thursday January - October; some months may be altered due to other scheduled children's events. This program allows children listen to a classic railroad story, create a craft, enjoy playtime at Choo Choo Blue Kids Zone, and take a kiddie train ride through Choo Choo Blueville – all included with paid admission. Recommended for ages 2-5. Please note that ride is not guaranteed with your visit and that the Museum reserves the right to change or cancel ride in the event of inclement weather of equipment malfunction. All children programs begin promptly on-time.
Education Connection: Memory Tracks
July 11-28, Tuesday - Friday
10:00 a.m. – 12 Noon
Children enjoy Education Connection at Choo Choo Blue Kids Zone in the B&O Roundhouse. This month's program explores how the mind works through interactive games and crafts. Children learn how associations influence memory in this series. Some activities take place outdoors. Recommended for ages 2 and up.
Blue Star Museums
Tuesday, May 30 - Sunday, September 3
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 1,500 museums across America. The B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore, Ellicott City Station, Mount Clare Museum House are proud to partner with Blue Star Museums and offer active military personnel and up to five family members free admission to the museum from Tuesday, May 30 through Sunday, September 3, 2017. The Geneva Convention common access card (CAC) a DD Form 1173 ID card, or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card are required to receive free admittance.