Civil War Steam Days Weekend
October 3 & 4
Saturday, 10am - 4pm & Sunday, 11am - 4pm
Steam Train Rides & Demonstrations:
Saturday, October 3 at 11am, 12 Noon, 1pm, & 2pm
Sunday, October 4 at 12 Noon, 1pm, & 2pm
Celebrate steam power and steam engines at the birthplace of American railroading. Take a steam locomotive train ride behind historic steam engine, the St. Elizabeth #4. Your train ride journey allows you to stop and watch a steam locomotive demonstration of the historic steam engine, the Lafayette. You may also observe a Civil War encampment on the museum's west end, near the site of Baltimore's largest Union encampment during the American Civil War. Educational programming highlights steam power of locomotives that traveled all along the B&O rail system. Click here for details.
Steam Train Rides
Saturdays, October 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31
11:30am & 2:00pm
Take a steam locomotive train ride behind historic steam engine, the St. Elizabeth #4. Educational programming highlights steam power of locomotives that traveled all along the B&O rail system. Click here for details.
Civil War Lecture Series: The Union Preserved
Saturday, October 3
Join award-winning Civil War historian and The War Came By Train guest curator, Daniel Toomey, to discuss the disbanding of the Union Army and the return of the Maryland Brigade to Camp Carroll. Mr. Toomey will then board the 1:00 p.m. train for a visit to the site of the Civil War encampment in Carroll Park. Afterwards he will be available in the Museum Store to sign copies of The War Came By Train as well as other titles that he has written.
Tuesday, October 6
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!