It’s the 197th birthday of the B&O Railroad, and you’re invited to the party! 

Join us for family-friendly festivities all day long as we celebrate the legacy of the B&O and the wonder of American railroading. Enjoy a birthday balloon drop at 12 PM, in which you’ll have the chance to win special prizes including Museum passes and more!

Once the balloons have dropped, you’ll receive refreshments and a goodie bag to take home!  

Train Ride* Schedule:

11 AM & 1 PM

Train ride boarding begins 15 minutes prior to departure.


Program included with Museum Admission. B&O Members FREE.
*Train ride tickets not included in admission price. Train ride tickets can be purchased on-site.

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Upcoming Events at the B&O


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B&O Unlocked: Behind-the-Scenes Access Inside the Collection

March 13, 16 & 17: SEH No. 4 “St. Elizabeth”

Games with Trains

Saturday, March 2 @ 10 AM – 7 PM

Wine & Vine at the B&O

Friday, March 22 @ 6:30 PM — Adult-only Evening!

Spend your Spring Break at the B&O!

Mon-Fri, March 25-29

Easter Weekend at the B&O

March 29-31

Screen Painting Exhibit & Workshop

April 29 – May 5

Sensory Inclusive Summer Camp

Week 1: June 24-28


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.

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