B&O Railroad Museum Celebrating Halloween with Annual Pumpkin Patch Express and Toddler Time

Contact: 
B&O Railroad Museum   
Justice Gray, Social Media Manager 
901 W. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21223   
jgray@borail.org

BALTIMORE, MD – October 20, 2022 – In celebration of Halloween and the season of Autumn, the B&O Railroad Museum is holding its annual Pumpkin Patch Express for families with special train rides on October 22-23 and October 28-31. Visitors are invited to come in their Halloween costumes for a train ride along the first mile of commercial railroad in the country, where they’ll then be able to deboard for photo ops at the First Mile Stable (home of the Baltimore City Mounted Unit), and pumpkin decorating! Guests will also meet the horses at the stable and enjoy Autumn snacks before boarding the Pumpkin Patch Express back to the Museum.  The Pumpkin Patch Express is the perfect experience for families with young children. 

The full schedule for the Pumpkin Patch Express is as follows: 

October 22 – 11:00 AM 

October 23 – 2:00 PM 

October 28 – 11:00 AM & 3:30 PM 

October 29 – 11:00 AM & 2:00 PM 

October 30 – 11:00 AM & 2:00 PM 

October 31 – 11:00 AM 

Tickets and more information for The Pumpkin Patch Express are available at  https://borail.events/pumpkin-patch 

The B&O Railroad Museum is also hosting a Halloween-themed Toddler Time on Thursday, October 27, at 10:30 AM. Guests are encouraged to bring their children in their costumes to participate in the annual costume parade around campus as well as some fun Halloween-themed activities. There will be a “Decorate the Pumpkin Patch” craft in addition to a reading of The Spooky Express before the costume parade. This is always the most popular Toddler Time of the year, so come be a part of the parade! 

More information for Halloween Toddler Time is available at https://borail.events/HalloweenToddlerTime 


About the B&O Railroad Museum   

The B&O Railroad Museum, the birthplace of American railroading, located in Baltimore, Maryland is a full affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, and a National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Site. It 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 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 borail.org. 

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