Known as the birthplace of American railroading, the B&O Railroad Museum gives visitors the chance to experience the story of American railroading at the very place where it began. The Museum is located on the historic grounds of the B&O Railroad’s Mt. Clare shops, houses some of the world’s most important pieces of American railroading history, and offers a range of events, educational programs, tours, and more for visitors of all ages. Start your journey at the B&O Railroad Museum today! 

Did You Know?

The B&O offers free off-street, on-site parking for visitors and reserved motor coaches or buses.

We take your health and safety seriously.

The B&O’s expansive campus—including our 15,000 sq. ft. Pavilion and the historic Baldwin Roundhouse which covers nearly an acre of ground—gives you the freedom to safely and comfortably explore the story of American railroading.

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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