MARCH 2017 at the B&O in Baltimore
Celebrate Women's History Month
Proudly presented by AMTRAK®
March 1 – 31
Monday – Saturday (10am – 4pm), Sunday (11am – 4 pm)
March is Women’s History month at the B&O, proudly presented AMTRAK®. Learn about the contributions women made to the B&O Railroad and the modern history of women in the railroading industry.
Tuesday, March 7
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!
Education Connection: Word Play
March 7-31 Tuesday-Friday
10:00 a.m. – 12 Noon
Children enjoy Education Connection at Choo Choo Blue Kids Zone in the B&O Roundhouse as we celebrate reading in honor of the National Educational Association's Read Across America event. This month's program helps children develop their language skills and allows them to play with words in this wacky and exploratory series. Recommended for ages 2 and up.
Toddler Time with Choo Choo Blue
Wednesday, March 2 & 16
Toddler Time is normally held at 10:30 a.m. on the first and third Wednesday of each month during the months of January - October. When the museum hosts Disney Jr. Choo Choo Soul, Day Out With Thomas, or Chuggington there may be only one Toddler Time scheduled. This Toddler Time presents, Choo Choo Blue, the museum's mascot, who makes a live appearance at this month's Toddler Time. 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. All children programs begin promptly on-time.
Ticket Sale for Roundhouse Breakfast Buffet and Train Ride with the Easter Bunny
Beginning Monday, March 6
Purchase your tickets for a delicious breakfast buffet in the historic B&O Roundhouse with the Easter Bunny on Friday, April 14 or Saturday, April 15. Enjoy a carousel ride and professional photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny. Then All Aboard for an exclusive train ride with the B&O Bunny for a special treat! To purchase tickets contact Dana Kirn at 410-752-2462 x 221. Space is limited; advance purchase required.
Historic Roundhouse Turntable Demonstration
Saturday, March 11
Ever wonder how locomotives and rail cars are moved in and out of the historic 1884 Roundhouse? Watch Museum staff operate the 60 foot wooden turntable to move an historic rail car.
Railroad Society Days
Saturday, March 18 (10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Train rides depart at 11am, 1pm & 3pm
Train ride to visit Restoration Shop at 11:30am & 1:30pm
Sunday, March 19 (11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Train rides depart at 12pm & 2pm
Train ride to visit Restoration Shop at 12:30pm
This inaugural two-day event hosted by the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore will showcase participating railroad historical societies, model train groups, museums and tourist railroads from the Mid-Atlantic region in the Museum's historic Roundhouse and in other areas throughout the Museum's campus. Visit to see displays, exhibits, railroad preservation projects, artifacts and learn about how these historical organizations work to preserve American railroading in the Mid-Atlantic region. The B&O Railroad Museum will also offer visitors behind-the-scenes tour of the #908 "John T. Collinson" office car, the "Dreamland" slumbercoach, and the PM-11 Diesel Electric Locomotive. Visitors may also take advantage of 10% discount at the Museum Store (some items excluded) and a specialty sale of railroad books and models.