Presenting Sponsor

Sensory Sundays continue in 2024!

To support our neurodivergent visitors, the B&O Railroad Museum is dedicating first Sundays in select months to Sensory Awareness. These days 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).

February 4 – Snow Days**

Sensory Activity: Salt Painting Snowflakes, Winter Themed Sensory Table 
Sensory-Friendly Tour: The Roundhouse

April 7 – Spring Blooms**

Sensory Activity: Rainbow Windsocks, Spring Themed Sensory Table 
Sensory-Friendly Tour: Technology Changes

June 2 – Splash into Summer 

Sensory Activity: Rain Stick Instruments, Water Play 
Sensory-Friendly Tour: Fueling America’s Railroads

August 4 – Popsicle Party 

Sensory Activity: Melting Tissue Paper Popsicles, Water Play 
Sensory-Friendly Tour: Maryland History

October 6 – Fall Fest 

Sensory Activity: Paint a Pumpkin, Fall Themed Sensory Table 
Sensory-Friendly Tour: Museum Highlights


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)
  • 12:30 PM – Sensory-friendly Train Ride**
  • 2 PM – Sensory-friendly Tour

* Specific activities and resources will differ for each date.
**Sensory Sundays on February 4 and April 7, 2024 will not offer a train ride. Train ride tickets for the other Sensory Sundays will be available for purchase on-site.


RESOURCES TO HELP PREPARE FOR YOUR VISIT

Upcoming Events at the B&O

2024

Monthly Tours

See inside the the B&O No. 1961 Speedliner!

June 12, 15 & 16

May 24

Doors @ 7:30 PM | Show @ 8:30 PM

Restoration Shop Tours

June 9

June 21

6:30-9:30 PM

Sensory Inclusive Summer Camp

Week 1: June 24-28

July 13

5 PM – 8 PM

July 27

1-6 PM

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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