Public Tour

On this tour, we will delve into the storied history of African Americans on the railroad. From its inception, enslaved people were used to build many of the early railroads in the country, especially in the south. Since then, the railroad has been involved in the fight for African American equality in America. By exploring our collection of rolling stock we will reflect on the legacy of African American railroading from the dark days of slavery and the Civil War, through segregation and into the Civil Rights Movement.

Included with Admission. B&O Members FREE.

Upcoming Events at the B&O

2024

Monthly Tours

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

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

Black History Month Free Film Screening

Hidden Figures – February 23

B&O’s 197th Birthday Party

February 25 @ 11 AM

Games with Trains

Saturday, March 2 @ 10 AM – 7 PM

Easter Weekend at the B&O

March 29-31

Sensory Inclusive Summer Camp

Week 1: June 24-28

WITH GENEROUS SUPPORT FROM:

TwinBkp
Knoxville, TN

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

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