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NOVEMBER 2015 at the B&O in Baltimore
 
Restoration Facility Tour: the New, the Old, & the Restored!
Sunday, November 1
1:00 p.m.
Take the 1:00 p.m. train ride for a behind-the-scenes tour of the Museum’s state-of-the-art restoration facility constructed in 2005 to restore and maintain the museum’s locomotive and rolling stock collection. This guided tour is an up-close and personal look at the shop including the machinery used in the restoration process and a peek at some of the “Iron Horses” currently being maintained and restored.  Duration of the tour is 1 hour with an additional 15 minutes for train ride to and from the restoration shop. Space is limited to 25 people for age 13 and up. Train ride and tour is $11.00 per person with paid admission.
 
Tickets sale for the Train Ride and Breakfast Buffet in the Roundhouse with Santa
Beginning Monday, November 2
Enjoy a full breakfast buffet while visiting and having your photo taken with Santa. Enjoy a magical display of toy and model trains at the B&O’s Holiday Festival of Trains & Toys event and a ride on the Museum's indoor Train Carousel. Then “All Aboard” the Mile One Express for an exclusive train ride with Santa! Space is limited; advance prepaid reservations required for the following weekend breakfast dates:  December 5 & 6 and 12 & 13. Tickets on-sale beginning Monday, November 2, 2015.
 
Ticket sale for Holiday Story Time
Beginning Monday, November 2
Children and families enjoy a favorite holiday story with a snack of cookies, milk and hot chocolate. Then "All Aboard" the Mile One Express for an exclusive train ride with Santa! Space is limited; advance reservations required for the following dates: Saturdays, December 5 & 12, Sundays, December 6 & 13, and Thursday morning, December 17. Tickets on-sale beginning November 2.
 
Super Hero Day
Thursday, November 5 & Saturday, November 7
Train Ride at 11:30 a.m.
Hey kids! Here's your chance to become your favorite super hero! Come dressed as your favorite hero for an out-of-this-world experience and day of fun! Choo Choo Blue and friends make an appearance for story time and interactive games.
 
Civil War Lecture Series: Old Men in Blue and Gray Maryland's Civil War Veterans
Saturday, November 7
12:00 p.m
Join award-winning Civil War historian and The War Came By Train guest curator, Daniel Toomey, as he traces the post-war development of Civil War veterans' groups in Maryland. Learn about the legacy of the men who fought for both sides and how they honored the memory of those involved. The lecture includes a discussion on the 50th & 75th veteran reunions at Gettysburg. Following the lecture, Mr. Toomey will also be on hand to sign copies of The War Came By Train and other Civil War books.
 
Veterans Day Weekend
Saturday, November 7
(10 a.m. - 4 p.m.) 
Sunday, November 8 (11 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
Salute the military and veterans at the B&O! Join us for special living history presentations by members of the 4th Infantry Division Military Police Unit on our WWII Troop Sleeper. Vintage military vehicles will also be on display. Veterans with military identification receive FREE admission on these two event days.
 
B&O's Veteran Swing Dance
One evening only!! Saturday, November 7, 2015
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
It was the era of a toe-stomping Chattanooga Choo Choo -- a time when today's World War II veterans were young soldiers fighting a major war. To honor these brave men and women, the B&O Railroad Museum is hosting its annual Swing Dance inside the historic 1884 Roundhouse. For tickets or event details click here.
Tickets:
In-advance: $20 for B&O Members, $25 for the General Public, $45 for Couples
At-the-door: $30 for B&O Members, $35 for the General Public, $60 for Couples
Call 410-752-2462 x 212
 
 
The B&O's Magical Holiday Express
November 21 & 22 and December 1 - January 3, 2016
Museum closed Christmas Eve, & Christmas Day
Monday-Saturday 10am-4pm
Sunday, 11am-4pm
Mark your calendars for the B&O's Magical Holiday Express devoted to trains of all sizes, your favorite holiday characters, and a train load of fun for the entire family! More details to follow but save these dates:
  • November 21 & 22 - Santa's LEGO Block Party! Santa arrives by train November 21 at 10:30 a.m. to kick off the holiday season!
  • December 5 & 6 - North Pole Adventures with Frosty
  • December 12 & 13- Royal Winter Adventures with Elsa & Anna
  • December 19 - 31 - Winterfest Wonderland featuring holiday characters and model train layouts
  • January 2 & 3 - The Great Scale Model Train Show

 
Museum CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC
Monday, November 23 - Sunday, November 29
For the event THE POLAR EXPRESS the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore will be CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC for the set up and days of this event. 

 

THE POLAR EXPRESS Train Ride
Tuesday, November 24 at 1:00 p.m. (Dress Rehearsal)
Friday, November 27 - Sunday, November 29 at 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m. November 5 & Tickets on-sale beginning Tuesday, September 8
For the first time ever, pajama-clad families can board THE POLAR EXPRESS at the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore! Onboard the train passengers are whisked off to "the North Pole" where they relive the magic of the classic children's book, THE POLAR EXPRESS by Chris Van Allsburg. Characters from this award-winning book come to life through this magical holiday journey. SAVE THE DATE! More details to follow.
 

 


 


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