901 West Pratt St., Baltimore, MD 21223
Phone:410-752-2490

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FEBRUARY 2019

 

Celebrate Black History Month at the B&O
February 1 - February 28
Monday - Saturday, 10am - 4pm & Sunday, 11am - 4pm
The B&O Railroad Museum celebrates the contributions of African Americans to the railroad industry. Learn about these men and women who filled vital jobs along the B&O Railroad's line and understand how significant social issues, such as segregation, affected railroading.

 

Day Out With Thomas™ Tickets on sale!
Event Dates: April 26 - 28 & May 3 - 5
Thomas the Tank Engine returns to the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore April 26-28 & May 3-5, 2019! Take a 25-minute train ride behind Thomas the Tank Engine, meet Sir Topham Hatt, and enjoy a day full of live entertainment, activities, and family fun! Visit here or call 1-866-468-7630 to purchase tickets to this popular children's event. Advance purchase recommended for the train ride. Please note that everyone, including B&O members, will need to purchase a ticket for entrance into the museum during this six day event. Coupons, vouchers, discounts, consignment tickets, complimentary passes, membership cards, etc. are not accepted during Day Out With Thomas™ event days.
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Thrifty Tuesday
Tuesday, February 5
10am - 4pm
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
Thursday, February 7 & 21
10:30 am
Children listen to a classic railroad story, create a craft, enjoy playtime at Choo Choo Blue Kids Zone, and take a ride on the indoor train carousel – all included with paid admission. Free for B&O Members. Recommended for ages 2 – 5.  All children programs start promptly on time.

 

Historic Roundhouse Turntable Demonstration
Saturday, February 9
Demonstration at 12 Noon
Ever wonder how locomotives and rail cars are moved in and out of the historic 1884 Roundhouse? Watch Museum staff operate the 60 foot wooden turntable to move a historic rail car.
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Museum Store Worn & Torn Sale
Saturday, February 9
10am - 4pm
Stop by the Museum Store to take advantage of discounts on gently used books and merchandise.

  

B&O Day of Giving
Happy Birthday to the B&O on February 27!
The Museum relies on external support from friends and members like you – to continue its award winning programming and preservation efforts. Gifts made through the B&O Day of Giving 2018 will go toward the purchase of materials for Education Adventure events and Toddler Time, gasoline to operate our diesel locomotives during our excursion train rides, special paint to restore pieces from our collection with historical accuracy, and many nuts, bolts, screws and hand tools that keep our Museum and the history of the B&O in top form! Please show your support for the B&O by making a special gift on this very special day!
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Maryland Zoo Members receive FREE admission to the B&O!
During the entire month of February 2019, the B&O grants the Maryland Zoo of Baltimore members free entrance into the B&O Railroad Museum with the presentation of a valid Zoo membership card and photo ID. Card holders with Family memberships will be allowed entrance for 2 adults and 2 children.

 


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