OCTOBER 2016 at the B&O in Baltimore
Antique Rail Roadshow - Appraisal Day
Saturday, October 1
10:00 a.m. - 12 Noon
Expert appraisers in the fields of antique railroad objects, dining car china, toy and model trains, clocks, pocket watches, Civil War and military memorabilia and general antiques* will perform verbal appraisals for the public in the Museum's historic Roundhouse. The public is invited to bring up to three (3) objects for a verbal appraisal from one of the experts. Museum admission will be waived for ONE PERSON from each household bringing objects for appraisal. Museum admission will be $5.00 each for family and friends accompanying the person bringing antique objects for appraisal. The following appraisal fees apply:
- First item: $20
- Second item: $5
- Third item: $5
No more then three (3) objects will be appraised for any or household. Objects will be appraised on a first come, first served basis.
*Please note that no jewelry will be appraised.
Education Connection: I've Been Workin' on the Railroad
Tuesday - Friday in October
10:00 a.m. - 12 Noon
Children enjoy Education Connection at Choo Choo Blue Kids Zone in the B&O Roundhouse. This month's program explores the ins and outs of railroad life on the rails and jobs held by engineers, conductors, curators and so many more occupations in this interactive series. Recommended for ages 2 and up.
Tuesday, October 4
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!
Wednesday, October 5
Toddler Time is held on the first Wednesday in October. Children listen to a classic railroad story, create a craft, and take a kiddie train ride through Choo Choo Blueville – all included with paid admission. Recommended for ages 2-5. Please note that this event promptly begins on time.
Gears & Beers
Saturday, October 8
11:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Join us for a day of Steampunk entertainment along with a beer garden at the B&O Pavilion. Don't miss performances by some of your favorite steampunk bands. Discover the history of rail cars that traveled along B&O tracks on board the B&O's Mile One Express. Designated drivers receive free admission.
Wizards & Witches Weekend
October 22 & 23
Young "Wizards & Witches" will love to explore the magic of railroading at the B&O! Take a steam train ride aboard the Wizards Express. Learn about the science of wizardry through the creation of edible "potions", wizard wands and hats, and much more!
Toddler Time Halloween Celebration & Costume Parade with Choo Choo Blue
Wednesday, October 26
Join us for the year’s last Toddler Time, featuring a classic railroad story and Halloween celebration.Choo Choo Blue, the museum's mascot will lead the costume parade of children around the Museum campus to collect special treats. Kiddie train ride too through the fictional town of Choo Choo Blueville! All included with paid admission. Recommended for children between the ages of 2-5. Please note that this event promptly begins on time. Click here for details