Sensory Sundays continue in 2023!
To support our neurodivergent visitors, the B&O Railroad Museum is dedicating first Sundays in select months to Sensory Awareness. These day will include environmental accommodations (no music, low lighting, quiet areas, increased signage for areas with sound effects), as well as sensory-friendly events (kids craft, train ride** and tour) and resources (sensory kits, social stories, and community table).
June 4 – Fun in the Sun!
Sensory Activity: Puffy Paint Pictures
Sensory-Friendly Tour: Technology Changes
Sensory-Friendly Haircuts with Haircut Heather: Preregister here for a free haircut!
Community Partners: Little Leaves Behavioral Services, Kennedy Krieger, Howard County Autism Society
Aug. 6 – Under the Sea
Sensory Activity: Water Exploration
Sensory-Friendly Tour: Fueling America’s Railroads
Oct. 1 – Awesome Autumn
Sensory Activity: Silly Putty
Sensory-Friendly Tour: Iron War Horses
Pre-registration suggested, walk-ins welcome. See below for helpful preparation resources.
Included with Admission | Members FREE
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
- 10 AM – Museum Opens (sensory activity and resource table* available in Roundhouse until 3 PM)
- 11:30 AM – Sensory-friendly Train Ride
- 1 PM – Public Train Ride
- 2:30 PM – Sensory-friendly Tour
* Specific activities and resources will differ for each date.
RESOURCES TO HELP PREPARE FOR YOUR VISIT
- Social Story – My Visit to the B&O Railroad Museum
- Social Story – My Train Ride at the B&O Railroad Museum
- Sensory-Friendly Museum Map
More upcoming events at the B&O
Museum opens to the public at 11:30 AM
Girl Scouts: Mechanical Engineering Fling Flyer Badge
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!
Every other Thursday, January – October @ 10:30 AM
THE POLAR EXPRESS™ TRAIN RIDE
Returning in 2023!
Bank of America Model Train Gallery
See Baltimore landmarks in miniature