NOVEMBER 2013 at Ellicott City Station
Civil War 150th Anniversary
The War Came By Train
Now – May 30, 2015
Wednesday – Sunday
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Ellicott City Station, America’s oldest railroad station, will host a satellite exhibit of The War Came by Train that will present living history demonstrations and exhibits highlighting the effect of the railroad during the Civil War on small town life, residents and troops that came through.
Thursday, November 28
The Museum is closed in observance of Thanksgiving.
Holiday Festival of Trains
Wednesday - Sunday
November 29, 2013 – January 26, 2014
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Enjoy the museum's annual holiday celebration of toy trains and model railroading. Santa will be on-hand to greet visitors opening weekend. New this year is a custom built 360 degree LEGO model train layout created by The Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area LEGO Train Club. This masterpiece made completely of LEGO toy pieces is interactive for children of all ages. There are push buttons along the sides that will activate lights, motors, and sounds. Other model exhibits featured at the Station will include a popular Thomas the Tank Engine G-scale layout, a small N-scale layout in the museum's telegraph office and a push button children's layout in the main waiting room. For complete event details click here.