SEPTEMBER 2015 at the B&O in Baltimore
September 1 - 30
Don't miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to acquire or experience something truly unique! Raffle tickets will be available for sale throughout the entire month of September on-line or by calling the Museum Store at 410-752-2462 x 213. Please note that items offered in this sale are not part of the B&O Railroad Museum's accessioned collection and all proceeds benefit the Museum's restoration efforts. All sales are final.
Tuesday, September 1
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!
presented by Capital One Bank
Wednesday, September 2 & 16
Toddler Time is normally held at 10:30 a.m. on the first and third Wednesday of each month during the months of January, February, March, June, July, August, and September. Following are the dates it is held only once a month in 2015: April 15, May 20, and October 7. Halloween Toddler Time & Costume Parade is held October 28. Children listen to a classic railroad story, create a craft, enjoy playtime at Choo Choo Blue Kids Zone, 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.
B&O Train Ride to visit Mount Clare Museum House
Saturdays, September 6, 13, 20, & 27 at 1:00 p.m.
Sundays, September 7, 14, 21 & 28 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 $8.00 for adults, $6.00 for children, and free for B&O members. Please note that Mount Clare Museum House has limited handicap accessibility and restroom facilities. Please note the Museum reserves the right to cancel or change train rides in the event of inclement weather, equipment malfunction, or special event days.
Restoration Facility Tour: the New, the Old, & the Restored!
Sunday, September 6
Take the 1:00 p.m. train ride for a behind-the-scenes tour of the Museum’s state-of-the-art restoration facility constructed in 2005 to restore and maintain the museum’s locomotive and rolling stock collection. This guided tour is an up-close and personal look at the shop including the machinery used in the restoration process and a peek at some of the “Iron Horses” currently being maintained and restored. Duration of the tour is 1 hour with an additional 15 minutes for train ride to and from the restoration shop. Space is limited to 25 people for age 13 and up. Train ride and tour is $11.00 per person with paid admission.
Monday, September 7
Museum closed in observance of Labor Day.