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 OCTOBER 2015 at the B&O in Baltimore
 

 
October is Steam Locomotive Month
October 1-31
Saturday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sunday, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
During the entire month of October, celebrate steam power with engaging programs relating to the museum's historic one-of-a-kind steam engine collection.  Saturdays October 3, 17, & 24 at 1:00pm and on Sunday, October 6, the museum will offer train rides behind an historic steam locomotive. Click here for details.
 
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 & 3pm
Sunday, October 4 at 12 Noon, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm
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.
 
Steamin' Saturdays
Steam Train Rides
Saturdays, October 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31
11am, 1pm, & 2:30pm
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.
 
Train Ride to Mount Clare Museum House
Saturdays, October 3, 17, 24 & 31 at 1:00 p.m.
Sundays, October 4, 11, 18, & 25 at 12:30 p.m.
With paid admission to the B&O Railroad Museum, you may purchase a train ride ticket to visit Mount Clare Museum House. Learn the story that connects these two great sites. Tickets for this trip are $6.00 for adults, $5.00 for children, and free for B&O members. Please note the Mount Clare Museum House has limited handicap accessibility and restroom facilities. The B&O Museum reserves the right to cancel or change train rides in the event of inclement weather, equipment malfunction, or special event days.
 
Thrifty Tuesday
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!
 
Toddler Time
Wednesday, October 7  & 21
10:30 a.m.
Toddler Time is held at 10:30 a.m. on the first and third Wednesday of each month through 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.
   
Wizards & Witches Day
Saturday, October 24
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 28
10:30 a.m.
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.
 
 


 

 


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