MARCH 2016 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 1
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!
Disney Jr. Choo Choo Soul
Saturday, March 5
Performances at 10:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m. & 3:00 p.m.
For one day only the B&O Railroad Museum presents three performances by Disney Jr.'s Choo Choo Soul in its historic Roundhouse. Follow the musical adventures of the hip-hop singer, train station manager Genevieve Goings and her dancing, beatboxing engineer DC as they entertain kids while performing soulful and current renditions of the ABC's and 1-2-3's. This 45 minute show will have young railroad lovers and families singing and dancing to the beat at the birthplace of American railroading.
Toddler Time with Choo Choo Blue
Wednesday, March 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.
Railroad Yard Sale
Saturday, March 19
Join us for the B&O Yard Sale, the ultimate collector's adventure! For one day only in the B&O Roundhouse, dig through an incredible selection of interesting and decorative train themed flea market items all gathered from the Museum's storage areas and warehouse - all for sale at great prices! Included in the sale will be one-of-a-kind large format historic photographs and graphics, used railroad and history books, videos, duplicate document and paper items, limited edition prints, postal items, signs, model trains, track and much more. Don't miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to acquire something truly unique for your collection, to decorate your home and hobby room or a hard-to-find item for your bookshelf. Once these items are sold, they're gone forever. Come early - things sale quickly! Please note that items offered in this sale are not part of the B&O Railroad Museum's accessioned collection and all proceeds benefit the Museum's restoration efforts. All sales are final.
Choo Choo Blue's Spring Break: Rockets, Railroads, & Royalty!
Monday, March 21 - Friday, April 1
(Closed Easter Sunday - March 27, 2016)
The B&O Railroad Museum has so much for kids to do this spring break to keep minds engaged and active - story times with Choo Choo Blue, S.T.E.A.M. Station with LEGO building & appearances by LEGO Man, train rides for princes & princesses, inventors, and with the Easter Bunny.
All Aboard for Train Ride Season at the B&O!
Beginning Thursday, March 24
Train ride season returns! Take a round trip ride along the first commercial mile of railroad track, recognized as the birthplace of American railroading. With paid admission train ride tickets are $3 for adults, $2 for children and FREE for B&O Members. Train rides are offered Thursday - Sunday, now through December and weekends in January. Train rides times are Thursday and Friday at 11:30am, Saturday at 11:30am & 2pm, and Sunday at 1pm. 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.
Easter Bunny Breakfast & Train Ride
Friday, March 25 & Saturday, March 26
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Advanced reservations required
Enjoy a full breakfast buffet in the historic Roundhouse! Story time with Choo Choo Blue, indoor carousel ride, and an exclusive round trip train ride with the Easter Bunny. Space is limited; advanced paid reservations required. For inquiries or ticket availability contact Dana Kirn at 410-752-2462 x 221.
Easter Bunny Train Rides
Friday, March 25 & Saturday, March 26
Train ride departs promptly at 11:30 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.
Hop on board the Mile One Express train and take a round-trip train ride with the Easter Bunny for a special treat. With paid admission train rides are $3 for adults, $2 for children and FREE for B&O Members. Children may have a professional photo taken with the Easter Bunny too.
Sunday, March 27
Museum closed in observance of Easter holiday.