The B&O Railroad Museum offers visitors many opportunities to engage with the seminal history of the B&O Railroad and the broader story of American railroading at large, including family and sensory-friendly programming, field trips, resources for teachers, immersive exhibits, and an unparalleled collection of historic American railroading objects. Find out what you can learn as you explore the birthplace of American railroading!


Explore the story of America through the railroad’s impact on our economics, culture, and society.

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The oldest and most comprehensive American railroad collections in the world.

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Historic Site

Universally recognized as the birthplace of American railroading.

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For Kids & Families

Here at the B&O Railroad Museum, we have something for everyone, from early learners to adults!

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For Teachers & Students

The Museum makes our history fun, engaging, and accessible for all students.

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Voted Washington Parent's Best Museum Winner 2020

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