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. On Saturdays October 4, 18, & 25 and Sunday, October 5, the museum offers steam train rides behind the historic steam locomotive, #4 St. Elizabeth.
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
Visitors may take a train ride behind the historic steam engine, the #4 St. Elizabeth to the Whistle Stop Gateway located west of the B&O Museum to visit the Museum's Restoration Facility and Mount Clare Museum House. On the Museum's west end, visitors may watch a demonstration of early American steam power as the museum operates the historic steam locomotive, Lafayette. You may also observe a Civil War encampment on the museum's west end, near the site of Camp Carroll, Baltimore's largest Union encampment during the American Civil War by the 20th Maine Co. E. The B&O Restoration Shop will also be open for self-guided tours. At the B&O Roundhouse the Maine Ladies Hospital Association will provide a Civil War tea.
Steam Train Rides!!
Saturdays, October 3, 17, 24, & 31
11am, 1pm, & 2:30pm
Celebrate steam power and steam engines at the birthplace of American railroading. Take a steam locomotive train ride behind the historic steam engine #4 St. Elizabeth. Educational programming highlights steam power of locomotives that traveled all along the B&O rail system.