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Day Out With Thomas - Early Bird Tickets On-Sale
February 1-29

Thomas will be making his way back to the B&O on April 24-26 and May 1-3. This year we’re celebrating his 75th birthday! Early Bird rates end February 29th, be sure to get your tickets now to secure your spot and maximize your savings. Tickets: $22-$26

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Toddler Time
Thursday, February 6
10:30 AM
Ages: 18 months-3 years
Kids learn about the secret history of trains while working together to solve a railroad puzzle of their own. Story: The Secret Subway by Shana Corey
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B&O History: From Slavery to Civil Rights Tour
February 6, 20, & 27
12 Noon
In honor of Black History Month, we're holding this special tour which highlights the history of African Americans on the railroad from slavery through the civil rights era. The tour will last approximately 40-45 minutes and is free with admission.

 
Historic Roundhouse Turntable Demonstration
Saturday, February 8
Demonstration at 12 Noon
Witness an incredible feat of engineering: moving a locomotive or rail car while balanced on the Roundhouse’s 60-foot turntable!
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Museum Store Worn & Torn Sale
Saturday, February 8
10 AM - 4 PM
Opportunity to receive discounts on gently used books and railroad memorabilia.

Rail Trails: Presidential Passages - A President's Day Wayfinding Experience
Monday, February 17

Take part in a unique self-guided journey through the exhibits and history of presidential connections to the B&O. Included with admission.

A President's Day Visit With Frederick Douglass
Monday, February 17
11 AM – 1 PM
Renowned abolitionist and Maryland native Frederick Douglass visits the B&O to share stories from his life and will join guests aboard the 12 Noon train ride.

 

Toddler Time
Thursday, February 20
10:30 AM
Ages: 18 months-3 years
Scientific slime! Budding scientists will explore the chemical changes of compounds in this safe, kid-friendly science lab. Story: Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty
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B&O Birthday Party
Saturday, February 29
11:45 AM
Ages: ALL
YOU'RE INVITED to celebrate B&O Railroad’s 193rd birthday with a party, birthday cake, balloon drop with special prizes including Day Out With Thomas tickets, and a special guest appearance and prize giveaway from Sir Topham Hatt.When you visit the museum this month, show your love of the B&O by filling out a birthday card with your favorite things or fondest memories! During the party, we'll highlight some of the wonderful cards we received! You can also purchase your Day Out With Thomas tickets from Sir Topham Hatt while you're here for the party! Party included with admission.
 
Maryland Zoo Members receive FREE admission to the B&O!
During the entire month of February, 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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