Looking for a fun and novel place to volunteer in your free time?

Maybe you’re a railroad enthusiast, or perhaps you just like history of all kinds.  

Join us at the Museum for one of our Volunteer Exploration Days. Learn about the volunteer program here at the B&O, discover volunteer opportunities, meet with current volunteers and see what it’s like giving tours, operating railroad equipment, and more. 

This event is free with advance registration.


  • 11:30 AM: Check-in 
  • 12 PM: Turntable Demo 
  • 12:30 – 1:15 PM: Tour w/ a docent 
  • 1 – 2 PM: Meet & Greet w/ Volunteer Model Train Curator and Rail Ops 

More upcoming events at the B&O

The Underground Railroad

Exhibition Now Open!

Live in Concert: Howard University’s Afro Blue Ensemble & Department of Music

April 21 @ 6:30 PM

Spring Break at the B&O

April 3-7

Easter Weekend at the B&O

April 7-9

Restoration Shop Tour

April 15, May 20 & June 18 @ 11:30 AM

Screen Painting at the B&O

May 26 – June 11

Roundhouse Roof Collapse

20th Anniversary

Toddler Time

Every other Thursday, January – October @ 10:30 AM


Returning in 2023!

Bank of America Model Train Gallery

See Baltimore landmarks in miniature


Anaheim, CA

The roundhouse was my favorite part, because it gives a true feel for what goes on in a roundhouse—the cars are stationary, but seeing the actual tracks is eye-opening.

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