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Event Dates: November 15-16, 23-24, 29-30 & December 1
All aboard for THE POLAR EXPRESS TRAIN RIDE™ at the B&O Railroad Museum, November 15-16, 23-24, 29-30 & December 1. This holiday season create a Christmas memory that you and your family will treasure forever - a journey to the North Pole via THE POLAR EXPRESS. Pajama-clad families can board THE POLAR EXPRESS for a train ride to remember. On board 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. In this beloved story a young boy takes a magical Christmas Eve train ride to the North Pole and receives a special gift from Santa. Characters from this award-winning book come to life through this magical holiday journey on board THE POLAR EXPRESS. The conductor punches your golden ticket,chefs serve you hot chocolate and cookies, Santa's helpers provide carols and holiday cheer, and Santa himself gives each child the first gift of Christmas - a silver sleigh bell. Children of all ages will BELIEVE! 
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Toddler Time
Thursday, October 3
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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Tails on the Rails
Saturday, October 5
2pm - 6pm

Tickets on-sale now!

For the first time ever, puppies and dogs may ride the rails at the B&O Railroad Museum! Tails on the Rails offers pet owners and their beloved four-legged children an afternoon of historic exploration, a round-trip train ride to Baltimore's Carroll Park, interactive activities, and a "Yappy Hour" at the birthplace of American railroading. All aboard for a howling good time as we help support the Maryland SPCA. Advance registration required. Tickets on sale through October 3.  One adult per pet, please. See more to register.


Thursday, October 17 & Friday, October 18

The museum will be closed to the public on Thursday, October 17 and Friday, October 18 as we prepare to host Baltimore Homecoming 2019 right here at the B&O!

Sensory Friendly Day feat. Art Educator Kathleen Staton
Sunday, October 20

Kathleen Staton is an art educator with a passion for the special needs community, who will be leading sensory art activities from 11am-1pm during Sensory Friendly Day on Sunday, October 20. Kathleen will instruct kids on designing their own train using different texture drawings for each car and will even teach parents how to design their own tactile sensory boards at home! The B&O offers Sensory Friendly Days for children and guests with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and sensory processing differences.  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, please contact education director Rebecca Funk by 5pm on Thursday, Oct. 17.
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 Toddler Time Halloween Celebration & Costume Parade
Thursday, October 24

Join us for the year’s last Toddler Time, featuring a classic railroad story and Halloween celebration with a the costume parade for children to collect special treats around the Museum's historic Roundhouse. Join us for a ride on our on-of-a-kind train carousel! All included with paid admission. Recommended for children between the ages of 2-5. Please note that this event begins promptly on time.

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Wednesday, October 30

The museum is closed to the public on Wednesday, October 30 for a private event.

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