901 West Pratt St., Baltimore, MD 21223
Phone:410-752-2490

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JULY 2017 at the B&O in Baltimore


Patriotic Train Rides 
Saturday, July 1 at 11:30am & 2pm 
Sunday, July 2 at 1pm
Flag Crafts
July 1-3
10am-3pm
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.
 
Museum CLOSED
Tuesday, July 4
Museum closed in observance of Independence Day.
 
Toddler Time with Choo Choo Blue
Thursday, July 6 & 20
10:30 a.m.
Choo Choo Blue, the museum's mascot, make a live appearance at this Toddler Time. Toddler Time is usually held at 10:30 a.m. on the first and third Thursday January - October. 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
Technology: Mitten Challenge
Proudly presented by AMTRAK®
July 5, 7-12, 18-19, 21-31
10:00 a.m. – 12 Noon
Children enjoy Education Connection at Choo Choo Blue Kids Zone in the B&O Roundhouse. Children discover the importance of using the right tools in Mitten Challenge, a wacky and wild way to build.
 
Evolution Engine
July 13 - 16
10:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
The B&O Railroad Museum is excited to announce its first ever Evolution Engine! Join us for a dino-riffic time!
Evolution Engine, the B&O's summertime STEM series, highlights the technological evolution of locomotives and the environmental evolutionary changes which impacted the lives of dinosaurs. Kids and adults, alike, can roam the evolution maze, discovering facts and truths about the extinction of dinosaurs and shift from steam engines to diesel engines. Sensory challenges include an excavation and rail design station, egg hunt races, face painting, waterworks zone, and more at the B&O's backyard Pavilion. Please join us!

 

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. 

 


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