Volunteer at the B&O!

We have multiple options for volunteering at the B&O! We are always seeking volunteers who are passionate about sharing the stories of American railroading, enthusiastic about historic preservation, and enjoy serving our community.

Volunteer Benefits

  • FREE Family & Friends Museum Membership, which includes free admission for up to 4 adults and 4 children!
  • Behind-the-scenes sneak peeks and upcoming exhibits and collection items not currently open to the public
  • Early access to all public programming and events
  • Community engagement to share local histories of our famous collection
  • Professional development & experience in non-profit and museum programming
  • A unique experience to enjoy with our visitors!

See the options below for all types of volunteering. Note: For individual adult volunteers, we ask that you can give a minimum of (1) 6-hour shift per month for 1 year. Typically, volunteers at the Museum work a weekly shift.

Explore Volunteer Opportunities

Current Volunteers

Please see here for access to Volunteer portal.


Contact our Volunteer Manager at SHughes@BORail.org

Patrese T.
June 2021

I love that the museum is what remains of the old train yard and the number and variety of train cars is remarkable.

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