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.

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


Knoxville, TN

We did the train ride and our guide on board was excellent (history/information for the parents).

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