In this tour, students will discover the connections between the B&O Railroad and the Civil War by exploring the Museum’s collection of Civil War Era rolling stock.
More Back to School activities
Gear up for back to school with the B&O!
From August 21 through August 25, 2023, we’ll be offering various workshops and tours for kids to explore and learn before heading back to school this fall. See more from the week’s schedule below.
Note: all workshops are one hour and tours are 30 minutes.
Mile One Express Train Rides will be available Thursday, August 24 & Friday, August 25 @ 11:30 AM. All Aboard!
Students will learn about the ways in which the B&O Railroad has ensured the safety of its passengers and employers using historic signs and signaling devices.
Come by the B&O and use one of our 5 scavenger hunts or self-guided tours to explore the Museum how you want to!
Visiting teachers will have the opportunity to speak with the B&O’s education team regarding field trip opportunities, available funding, and other resources.
Join us for our kid-friendly “Technology Changes: Innovations in Locomotive Design” tour at 1 PM.
Students will learn about the technology that allows high-speed trains to run – magnetic levitation.
Best Laid Plans: An Old Hollywood Murder Mystery
Saturday, September 30 @ 6 PM
THE POLAR EXPRESS™ TRAIN RIDE
November 24-26 & December 1-3, 8-10 & 15-19
Be My Neighbor Day
Meet Daniel Tiger! Saturday, October 7 @ 9-11 AM
B&O Rail Sale
Saturday, October 14 – We’re holding a one-day rail sale that you won’t want to miss!
Saturdays, Oct. 14 & Nov. 4 @ 12 PM
Haunted History Tours
October 18, 20, 27 & 31
Saturday, October 21
Halloween Toddler Time
Thursday, October 26 @ 10:30 AM
Pumpkin Patch Express
Sat & Sun, October 28 & 29 @ 11:30 AM
Tails on the Rails
Sunday, October 29 @ 2 – 5 PM