Celebrate B&O’s 195th Birthday with Cupcakes, a Balloon Drop & Trains!

BALTIMORE, MD – February 24, 2022 – The B&O Railroad Museum is celebrating the 195th birthday of the B&O Railroad on Sunday, Feb. 27. Join us for family-friendly festivities all day long as we celebrate the legacy of the B&O and the wonder of American railroading. Guests will enjoy train rides, a balloon drop in which you have the chance to win special prizes including Orioles tickets, Museum passes, and let’s not forget the cupcakes!

The event schedule is:

  • 11:00 AM – Train Ride on the Mile One Express
  • 12:00 PM – Balloon Drop & Cupcakes
  • 1:00 PM – Train Ride on the Mile One Express

Admission: Members-FREE / Non-Member Adult-$20 / Non-Member Kid-$12

Train Rides: Members- FREE/ Non-Member Adult-$3 / Non-Member Kid-$2

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.  

Dana Goldstein
Director of Marketing 
B&O Railroad Museum
901 W. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21223 

Knoxville, TN

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

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