SEPTEMBER 2013 at Ellicott City Station
Monday, September 2
The Museum is closed in observance of Labor Day.
Civil War 150th Anniversary
The War Came By Train
Now – May 30, 2015
Wednesday – Sunday
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Ellicott City Station, America’s oldest railroad station, will host a satellite exhibit of The War Came by Train that will present living history demonstrations and exhibits highlighting the effect of the railroad during the Civil War on small town life, residents and troops that came through.
Maryland to the Frontier, an exhibition of Maryland Longrifles
Presented by The Kentucky Rifle Foundation
Now - Wednday, October 16
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m
Presented by the Kentucky Rifle Foundation this special limited engagement exhibit will feature more than 20 longrifles made in Maryland from private collections; most never before on public exhibition. Considered one of America's highest forms of folk art, these beautifully crafted rifles were a part of daily life on the frontier from the Revolution through the mid-19th century. Other elements of the exhibit will feature American colonial conflicts and the early development of the rifle, colonial roads, the development of the National Road and other artifacts associated with early migrants into the wilderness. Sponsored by The Maryland Arms Collectors Association, The Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Maryland, The Potomac Arms Collectors Association, The Taylor Foundation, The Columbia Foundation of Howard County, and Maryland Scenic By-Ways.
Boy Scout & Girl Scout Month
During the months of March and September boy or girl scouts dressed in uniform who visit the B&O Railroad Museum’s Ellicott City Station will receive $1.00 off regular admission. For additional savings of groups 20 or more, contact the site manager at 410-461-1945.
Blue Star Museums
Now - Sunday, September 2
Wednesday - Sunday (11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 1,500 museums across America. The B&O Railroad Museum Ellicott City Station is proud to partner with Blue Star Museums and offer active military personnel and up to five family members free admission to the museum from Wednesday, May 30 - Sunday, September 2, 2012. The Geneva Convention common access card (CAC), a DD Form 1173 ID card, or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card are required to receive free admittance.