MAY 2016 at the B&O in Baltimore
Day Out With Thomas
Sunday, May 1
8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Don't miss your last chance to see Thomas the Tank Engine at the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore! For event details click here. Please note that everyone including B&O members will need to purchase a Day Out With Thomas ticket for admittance 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.
Monday, May 2
Museum closed to the public for the breakdown of the past weekend event Day Out With Thomas.
Tuesday, May 3
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!
Tickets on-sale for Chuggington A Traintastic Adventure!
Tickets on-sale beginning Monday, May 9
Chuggington A Traintastic Adventure returns to the B&O Railroad Museum for two weekends of train rides, adventures, and challenges on July 9 & 10 and July 16 & 17. Partnering with Rail Events Inc. and Ludorum plc, the B&O Railroad Museum is proud to host this immersive event inspired by the television show Chuggington. The event, Chuggington A Traintastic Adventure brings the show to life as families are immersed into the world of Chuggington. Young Trainees have the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities, complete several challenges, and earn rewards for their participation. Each challenge is scenario-based and represents Chuggington's main themes and characters - Koko, Brewster, and Wilson. The challenges allow Trainees to practice important life skills such as teamwork, safety, and leadership as they work hard to become the best Trainee they can be. Beginning Monday, May 9 tickets go on-sale at www.ticketweb.com or by calling 1-866-468-7630. Please note that coupons, discounts, consignment tickets, complimentary passes, or membership cards, including B&O Memberships, are not accepted during this (4) day event. Everyone including B&O Members is required to purchase an event ticket for admittance into the museum, July 9 & 10 and July 16 & 17.
Wednesday, May 18
Toddler Time is normally held at 10:30 a.m. on the first and third Wednesday of each month January - October. When the museum hosts Disney Jr. Choo Choo Soul, Day Out With Thomas or Chuggington only one Toddler Time may be scheduled. This program allows children to listen to a classic railroad story, create a craft, enjoy playtime at Choo Choo Blueville, 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 or equipment malfunction. Children programs begin promptly on-time.
Eat, Drink, & Dine on the B&O
Saturday, May 21
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Join us for a day devoted to railroad dining. Sample a taste of some of the meals that were served on B&O dining cars prepared by prominent area chefs. With paid admission this event is $10 per person for ages 13 and up.
Monday, May 30
Museum closed in observance of Memorial Day.
Blue Star Museums
Tuesday, May 31 - Sunday, September 4
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 31 through Sunday, September 4, 2016 except from July 7 - 11 and July 16 - 18 for the event CHUGGINGTON. 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.
B&O Members receive FREE admission to the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore!
During the month of May 2016, 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. To become a B&O members, visit Membership.