Generations of American workers have left a lasting impact on civil rights and the evolution of the labor force through their experiences with the B&O Railroad. 

Through this unique educational experience, explore both the B&O Railroad Museum and the Irish Railroad Workers Museum.

Stop by the Irish Railroad Workers Museum at 11 AM, tracing the steps of those who shaped the nation.

Attend a genealogy presentation at 1:30 PM at the B&O Railroad Museum, where you’ll learn research techniques, best practices, and be provided with resources and real experiences from the B&O’s Archives Department and the Irish Railroad Worker Museum’s staff.  

Following the presentation, join us for a tour at 3 PM around the B&O Railroad Museum as we discuss the Irish American Impact on the B&O Railroad. 


  • 11 AM: Visit the Irish Railroad Workers Museum
  • 1:30 – 2:30 PM: Genealogy: Family History on the Rails Presentation at the B&O Railroad Museum
  • 3 PM: Irish American Impact on the B&O Railroad Tour at the B&O Railroad Museum

Museum Hours:

B&O Railroad Museum
901 W. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21223
10 AM – 4 PM

Irish Railroad Workers Museum
918-920 Lemmon Street, Baltimore, MD 21223
11 AM – 3 PM

Be a Part of the Presentation!

For an additional charge, you can have the Museum’s staff research your family’s connections to the B&O Railroad and present to you their findings during the presentation on January 27. Register below to submit your request.

To qualify to receive your results on the day of the presentation, attendees must register and provide information by January 7, 2024. Research will still be provided to attendees that register after January 7, but results cannot be guaranteed to be ready for presentation on January 27.  

Advance registration provides dual entry to both the B&O Railroad Museum & the Irish Railroad Workers Museum for the day, plus guaranteed attendance at the “Genealogy: Family History on the Rails” Presentation.

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February 25 @ 11 AM

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Easter Weekend at the B&O

March 29-31

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Patrese T.
June 2021

I love that the museum is what remains of the old train yard and the number and variety of train cars is remarkable.

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