In celebration of the Museum’s designation as a National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Site, and in honor of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the B&O is hosting special programming exploring the concept of freedom on Sun, Jan. 16, and MLK Day, Mon, Jan 17.

Programs include our From Slavery to Civil Rights tour, kid-focused educational activities, a presentation by Reverend Montgomery of Baltimore’s historic Union Baptist Church and soloist recital from the church’s choir.

See full schedule of events for both days of our MLK celebration below.  


Schedule of Events 

Sunday, January 16

11:30 AM: Train Ride
12-4 PM: Kids Activity in Roundhouse
1 PM: Train Ride
2-4 PM: For this celebration of MLK Jr. Day, Reverend Montgomery of Union Baptist Church will join the museum for a presentation, Motivation to March On, followed by a soloist recital from the church’s choir. This will be followed by an African American History public tour, From Slavery to Civil Rights, through the museum.

Monday, January 17

10 AM – 12 Noon: Kids Activity in Roundhouse
12 Noon: Train Ride 
1 – 1:30 PM: From Slavery to Civil Rights Junior Tour
2:30 – 3 PM: From Slavery to Civil Rights Public Tour


Please note: effective August 9, 2021, the B&O requires masks indoors for visitors and staff in compliance with Baltimore City guidelines.

Thank you for helping us keep our visitors, staff, and volunteers safe. Learn more about our health & safety guidelines.

Upcoming events we think you’ll enjoy

Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend: A Celebration of Freedom

Jan. 16 & 17

Black History Month Free Film Series at the B&O

Sundays, Feb. 13, 20 & 27

Model Train Gallery sponsored by Bank of America

Now Open!

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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