B & O Railroad Museum

History Museum, Platform
901 W Pratt St
Baltimore, MD 21223
(410) 752-4287
Monday
10:00am - 4:00pm
Tuesday
10:00am - 4:00pm
Wednesday
10:00am - 4:00pm
Thursday
10:00am - 4:00pm
Friday
10:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday
10:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday
11:00am - 4:00pm

Tips

  • The B&Os famous roundhouse was once the largest circular industrial building in the world. It now houses 15,000 artifacts, including Americas oldest steam locomotive. (From Aerial America)
  • Free admission on Tuesday, October 11 & 25, 10am 4pm.
  • Go to B&O Railroad Museum and photograph some of my favorite locomotives.
  • Who doesn't love trains?
  • Visited Museum on our daughters 3rd b-day Saturday 1-18/2014 & the three of us enjoyed ourselves very much. What a neat plc, beautiful trains, & very educational as well. We give B&O 5 Stars Wonderful
  • They have a penny squish machine (four different designs) in the entrance room of the museum. You do not have to pay admissions to use it :)
  • Voted 3rd Best Non-Art Museum by City Paper Readers for Best of Baltimore 2011
  • Home to the most powerful steam engine locomotive ever built! Take time to explore the Civil War history of the B&O in The War Came By Train exhibit here until 2015.
  • Amazing: great for train lovers as well as history buffs. The Civil War exhibit also has tons of African-American history. And it's off the free Circulator's Orange Route!
  • One of my favorite places to check out. The birthplace of modern railroading.
  • Go into the roundhouse and stare up. Marvel at the architecture. It's amazing. The scale of the whole place is impressive.
  • Truly awesome collection and curation. Knowledgeable guides.
  • Phenomenal museum with world-class curation!
  • Absolutely beautiful place
  • Wonderful collection of railroad history including tons of actual cabooses. Engines. Passenger cars. #steampunkHEAVEN #trains #railroad #sculpture #metal
  • Extensive collection. The wheelhouse is very cool
  • Great museum for Train buffs! Just give yourself at least 3 hours to really enjoy & check everything out.
  • For all the trainspotters.
  • You will be amazed! Just go, you won't regret it. Check on line for the train rides too.
  • Blue star museum. Free for active duty.

Nearby places

Baltimore, MD 21202
333 W Camden St (at Eutaw St)