Cold weather may be just around the corner, but so is The Polar Express! Don’t miss out on the journey of a lifetime as scenes from this celebrated holiday classic come to life before your very eyes! The conductor will punch your golden tickets and make sure you make it to The North Pole right on time, but not before you’ve enjoyed hot chocolate, cookies, and receiving the first gift of Christmas from Santa Claus himself!

So don’t wait – get your tickets to The Polar Express Train Ride 2021 at the B&O Railroad Museum: where Baltimore BELIEVES!

Warning: Strobe lighting will be used briefly during The Polar Express performance. Note: Doors open at the showtime printed on your ticket.The B&O Railroad Museum is closed to the public during and in preparation for The Polar Express event on the following dates: November 15-17 & 25.

Based on THE POLAR EXPRESS book and characters trademarked and copyright 1985 by Chris Van Allsburg. Used by permission of Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. THE POLAR EXPRESS and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and ©Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (s15)

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.

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