In celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Museum’s new exhibit, The Underground Railroad: Freedom Seekers on the B&O Railroad, the B&O is hosting special programming on Sun, Jan. 15 and MLK Day, Mon, Jan. 16.

Programs include a performance by the historic Union Baptist Church’s choir with an introduction by Reverend Montgomery, scheduled The Underground Railroad: Freedom Seekers on the B&O and From Slavery to Civil Rights tours, and kid-focused educational activities throughout the weekend.

Event Schedule

Sunday, January 15
10 AM – 2 PM: Kids Activity in Roundhouse  
11:30 AM: Train Ride*
1 PM: Train Ride*
2 – 3 PM: Union Baptist Choir and Children’s Choir performance 
3 PM: The Underground Railroad: Freedom Seekers on the B&O Public Tour 

Monday, January 16
10 AM – 1 PM: Educational activities in the Roundhouse for kids
12 PM: Train Ride*
1 – 1:30 PM: From Slavery to Civil Rights Public Tour 

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

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.

Upcoming Events at the B&O


November 24-26 & December 1-3, 8-10 & 15-19

Pet Photos with Santa

Tuesday, December 5 @ 5 – 7 PM

Holiday Toddler Time

Thursday, December 7 @ 10:30 AM

Noon Year’s Eve

Sunday, December 31 @ 10 AM – 1 PM


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The roundhouse was my favorite part, because it gives a true feel for what goes on in a roundhouse—the cars are stationary, but seeing the actual tracks is eye-opening.

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