Author and historian Anthony Cohen will be joining us for a special lecture on the history of the Underground Railroad as part of monthly programming for our exhibit, The Underground Railroad: Freedom Seekers on the B&O Railroad.

Join us as he recounts his two-month journey traveling a route of the Underground Railroad by foot, boat, and rail from Maryland to Canada and describes his harrowing experience of being shipped north in a crate like Freedom Seeker Henry “Box” Brown.

Included with Museum AdmissionB&O Members FREE.

This event will be live streamed for public online viewing as well. 

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More Upcoming Underground Railroad Events

The B&O Railroad Museum is proud to host events and activities related to our exhibit, The Underground Railroad: Freedom Seekers on the B&O Railroad throughout 2023 — with live performances, lectures, and more.

More upcoming events at the B&O

Homeschool Day

June 9

Special Guest Lecture from Underground Railroad Historian Anthony Cohen

June 17 @ 1:30 PM

Restoration Shop Tour

June 18 @ 11:45 AM

Screen Painting at the B&O

May 26 – June 11

Music For Mankind: Wordsmith + Live Band

July 14 @ 7 PM

The Underground Railroad

Exhibition Now Open!

Toddler Time

Every other Thursday, January – October @ 10:30 AM


Returning in 2023!

Bank of America Model Train Gallery

See Baltimore landmarks in miniature


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!

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