901 West Pratt St., Baltimore, MD 21223














 MAY 2019


LAST WEEKEND of Day Out With Thomas™
May 3 - 5
Thomas the Tank Engine returns to the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore April 26-28 & May 3-5, 2019! Take a 25-minute train ride behind Thomas the Tank Engine, meet Sir Topham Hatt, and enjoy a day full of live entertainment, activities, and family fun! Some train rides may be sold out. Purchase admission on-site at the B&O Railroad Museum. Please note that everyone, including B&O members, will need to purchase a ticket for entrance 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™ event days.
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Monday, May 6
Museum closed for breakdown of the Day Out With Thomas™ event.


Toddler Time
Thursday, May 16
10:30 am
Children to listen to a classic railroad story, create a craft, enjoy playtime at Choo Choo Blue Kids Zone, and enjoy a ride on our one-of-a kind Train Carousel  – all included with paid admission. Free for B&O Members.
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Sensory Friendly Day
Sunday, May 19
10am - 4pm
The B&O offers Sensory Friendly Days for children and guests with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and sensory processing differences. The Museum opens one hour earlier at 10am on this day to accommodate our special guests and their families. Staff will modify museum lights and sounds and post extra signs to give guests a more accessible experience. Additional volunteers and staff will be available to support visitors throughout their stay. Come and enjoy smaller crowds, specialized activities, less sound and light stimuli, and a special quiet room. Event is free with general admission. To RSVP and receive specialized sensory story, contact Rebecca Funk.

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Merci - Weekend of Gratitude
Memorial Day - Museum OPEN
NEW Temporary Exhibit: First to Fight
Friday, May 24 - Monday, May 27
10am - 4pm
This Memorial Day the B&O Railroad Museum celebrates the new temporary exhibit, First to Fight, a World War I exhibit highlighting the contributions of railroaders at home and abroad. The first American units deployed in France were army railroad regiments, a story that is told through the detailed scale model of the 1917 Battle of Cambrai. From May 25 - July 14, Bastille Day, the B&O partners with Operation Gratitude to collect socks for soldiers. These socks and a few other requested personal items will be collected and placed in the Maryland Merci Car, on exhibit in the center of the B&O's Roundhouse. Help us help the cause! On Memorial Day, Monday May 27 all active and inactive military personnel receive FREE ADMISSION to the B&O! For all the details planned for this special weekend, click here.
Blue Star Museums
Memorial Day - Labor Day, May 27 - September 2
Monday - Saturday, 10am - 4pm & Sunday, 11am - 4pm
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 is proud to partner with Blue Star Museums and offer active military personnel and up to five family members free admission to the museum from Monday, May 27 through Monday, September 2, 2019.


B&O Members receive FREE admission to the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore!
During the months of April & May 2019, B&O members receive free admission to the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore with the presentation of a valid B&O membership card and photo identification. Please note that Family and Family & Friends Memberships will allow free admittance for 2 adults and 2 children only.
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