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 MARCH 2021 


 

Day Out With Thomas is Back!

May 14-16 & May 21-23, 2021

We’re beyond excited to have Thomas the Tank Engine back at the B&O this year. Early Bird tickets go on sale on March 1st, grab your tickets for a day of adventure! Get Tickets

 

Read Across America Week at the B&O

Mar. 1-8

The B&O is celebrating Read Across America week with special virtual and in-person programs for readers ages 2-8. Join us throughout the week as we support youth literacy with United Way of Central Maryland, Enoch Pratt Free Library and Charm City Books. 

 

Read Across America Day with Charm City Books

Mar. 2, 11 AM

To kick off these three special days of learning, literacy, and locomotives, visit the B&O on Read Across America Day, Tue, Mar. 2, for a performative story time in the Roundhouse. Our friends at Charm City Books will enlist the help of interactive characters like Whiskers the Cat in this special story time featuring Mr. Complain Takes the Train by Wade Bradford.

 

Enoch Pratt Free Library Virtual Story Time with the B&O

Mar. 3, 11 AM

we’re teaming up with the Enoch Pratt Free Library for this live streaming virtual story time! We'll read Locomotive by Brian Floca and lead a sing-along from inside a locomotive here at the Museum! Enoch Pratt Free Library’s virtual story time is free, but pre-registration is required. Register here.

 

Toddler Time

Thu, Mar. 4, 10:30 AM
B&O’s award-winning Toddler Time program celebrates the excitement of learning through various sensory exploration activities. "How Kate Warne Saved President Lincoln" by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk.

 

B&O Women's History Tour

Mon, Mar. 8, 2:30 PM

Thu, Mar. 11, 11 AM

Kid-Friendly Tour: Sat, Mar. 6, 2 PM
For the past almost 200 years, the experiences of workers on the B&O Railroad have helped groups fighting for civil rights forge a path toward equality. This tour will focus on women railroad workers throughout history and how their struggles and victories in the railroad industry have left a lasting impression on our world today.

 

Meet the Girl Scouts

Sat, Mar. 13, 10 AM-12 Noon

Celebrate and learn about Girl Scouting with Troop 1960 of the Central Maryland Council!  The scouts will share information about Girl Scouts and offer a fun “Making Friends” activity for visiting children.

 

Ales on the Rails: St. Patrick's Day at the B&O

Sun, Mar. 14, 12-4 PM

Enjoy Irish beers, live music, and more under the B&O's spacious outdoor pavilion! Learn more.

 

Irish Americans on the B&O Tour

Wed, Mar. 17, 11:30 AM & 2 PM

This St. Patrick's Day, we honor the legacies of the Irish and the Irish railroad worker with a special tour highlighting their history on the B&O. We'll be joined by The Back Yard from 12-3 PM for drinks & food available for purchase, and a history of the bar's historical connections to Irish railroad workers and the B&O.

 

Toddler Time

Thu, Mar. 18, 10:30 AM

B&O’s award-winning Toddler Time program celebrates the excitement of learning through various sensory exploration activities."Pete the Cat's Train Trip" by James Dean.

 

Turntable Demonstration

Sat, Mar. 20, 12 Noon

Join us in our spacious Roundhouse to see the B&O's massive turntable in action as a historic locomotive is rotated by the power of just one person! Included with admission.

 

 

$10 Admission Day

Mon, Mar. 22

Visit the birthplace of American railroading on a budget! All visitors will receive Museum admission for just $10 per person. 

 

Maryland History Tour

Mar. 25 & 28, 1 PM

Junior Tour: Sat, Mar. 27, 1 PM

Discover the history of Maryland through the lens of the B&O Railroad. Learn more.

 

Maryland History: Evening Train Ride & Tour

Mar. 26 & 27, 6-8 PM

Join us for drinks, the Maryland History Tour, and an evening train ride along the nation’s first mile of commercial railroad! After the tour and train ride, return to the Museum to purchase additional drinks, browse our gallery, and explore the Roundhouse. Advance ticket purchase required. Get your tickets here!

 

 

Spring Break STEAM Series

Mar. 29-April 9

Monday through Friday during these two weeks, the B&O is offering daily tours and workshops for students, designed to promote continued learning during spring break! Learn more.

 

Signs & Signals Junior Tour

Tue, Mar. 30, 11 AM

Explore the evolution of sign and signal designs and technology from the dawn of American railroading through the present day.

 


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