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Our collection has shaped history and the world as we know it.

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Stories & Experiences

Not just artifacts, the B&O is a living history of the men, women, and machines that shape our country.

Tour: From Slavery to Civil Rights

Stories & Experiences

Not just artifacts, the B&O is a living history of the men, women, and machines that shape our country.

Tour: Rebuilding the Cathedral of American Railroading

A Tour of the 2003 Roundhouse Roof Collapse

Stories & Experiences

Not just artifacts, the B&O is a living history of the men, women, and machines that shape our country.

African American Railroading Oral Archives

In partnership with Union Baptist Church

Stories & Experiences

Not just artifacts, the B&O is a living history of the men, women, and machines that shape our country.

Tour: Restoration Shop

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Please note:

The Museum will be open Dec. 10 & 11 for The Polar Express Train Ride ticket holders only. Please arrive at the time on your ticket. Early entry is not available for this event.

2020
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Voted Washington Parent's Best Museum Winner 2020

Vicki A.
Brunswick, MD

This was an amazing museum to visit! A must see in Baltimore. Starting with the ease of parking...Right onsite and FREE!

TwinBkp
Knoxville, TN

We did the train ride and our guide on board was excellent (history/information for the parents).

Patrese T.
June 2021

I love that the museum is what remains of the old train yard and the number and variety of train cars is remarkable.

Janet F.
Morgantown, WV

As you moved through the roundhouse it felt like you were following a cohesive storyline through the early history of the railroad.

Ransom007
Anaheim, CA

The roundhouse was my favorite part, because it gives a true feel for what goes on in a roundhouse—the cars are stationary, but seeing the actual tracks is eye-opening.

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