B&O Railroad Museum to Offer Free Admission to Active Duty Military as Part of Blue Star Museums

BALTIMORE, MD – May 26, 2022 – The B&O Railroad Museum is proud to offer free admission to active duty military personnel and up to five of their family members from May 23, 2022, through Labor Day, September 5, 2022 as part of the Blue Star Museums program. The B&O encourages all troops to come check out the exhibits and see the role that trains have played in the military, take a picture with their favorite locomotive, and enjoy a day at the Museum as we thank them for their service.

About Blue Star Museums

Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and participating museums across America. For a list of participating museums, visit arts.gov/bluestarmuseums.

The free admission program is available for those currently serving in the United States Military—Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard as well as members of the Reserves, National Guard, U.S. Public Health Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps—and up to five family members.

About the B&O Railroad Museum

The B&O Railroad Museum, a full affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of American railroading and its impact on American society, culture, and economy.  The Museum is home to the oldest, most comprehensive collection of railroad artifacts in the Western Hemisphere including an unparalleled roster of 19th and 20th century railroad equipment. The 40-acre historic site is regarded as the birthplace of American Railroading and includes the 1851 Mt. Clare Station, the 1884 Baldwin Roundhouse and first mile of commercial railroad track in America.  In 2019, the Museum welcomed guests from all 50 states and 40 countries. For further information on the B&O Railroad Museum, please call 410-752-2490 or visit www.BORail.org.  


Qualified members must show a Geneva Convention common access card (CAC), DD Form 1173 ID card
(dependent ID), or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card for entrance into a participating Blue Star Museum.

Contact: 
B&O Railroad Museum
901 W. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21223 

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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