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Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum

Opens in 23 min: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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engineerpat5290

If you are in the baltimore area, the B&O railroad museum is a good place to relax. The museum... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
engineerpat5290
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Suffolk, Virginia
Great place for all ages; especially those train buffs.

One of our favorite placed during our recent trip to Baltimore. Lots of history in this building... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
carolamiller49
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Fort Washington, Pennsylvania
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Located at the site of the oldest railroad station in America, this museum traces the development of trains and features a huge collection of railroad memorabilia, a model railroad and an operating replica of the very first locomotive, The Tom...more
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901 W Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21223-2699
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in the baltimore area, the B&O railroad museum is a good place to relax. The museum exhibits are wonderful with plenty of parking and reasonable rates!!

Thank engineerpat5290
Dana K, Public Relations Manager at Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting the B&O Railroad Museum. Please visit again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of our favorite placed during our recent trip to Baltimore. Lots of history in this building; pleasingly unexpected. Definitely will return again.

Thank carolamiller49
Dana K, Public Relations Manager at Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting the B&O Railroad Museum. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and look forward to your future visit too.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you are tired of exploring the inner harbor, take the short car ride to the B & O Museum. Plenty of parking, reasonably high admission charge, and a plethora of steam locomotives the likes of which you've probably never seen before. Going back over...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whether a child, adult, or elderly, this museum is excellent! We visited on a Monday morning and were glad we did not go on the weekend as we were free from the maddening crowd! This was terrific! We caught the free Orange Charm City bus,...More

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Dana K, Public Relations Manager at Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting the B&O Railroad Museum and for all of your kind words. Please visit again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting and fun museum! It is filled with old train cars that you can visit and view. You can also experience the history of the railroad and take a ride on an old steam train. Lots of fun!

Thank Jill I
Dana K, Public Relations Manager at Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting the B&O Railroad Museum. We are glad you enjoyed your visit. Just one thing to note...the current train ride is diesel. Please visit again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is a great place to go to check out a variety of trains and learn some very interesting history. It is a short distance from the hustle and bustle of the inner harbor. But more of a quiet retreat. Tons of activities and...More

Thank Alison P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to Baltimore for an extended weekend and this was recommended by a fellow traveler at our hotel. We had the best time ever! This museum, where trains are arranged in circle under a cupola, depicts how America evolved from the 1800s on, with highlights...More

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Dana K, Public Relations Manager at Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to comment about your wonderful visit at the B&O Railroad Museum. Please visit again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The B&O Railroad was America's first, and its history has been beautifully preserved over the years. The museum has one of the finest locomotive collections in the world, all restored, with many housed in an enormous historic roundhouse. Tours, included with admission, are excellent. Even...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The museums collection of engines and other equipment is extensive and impressive. The staff is very knowledgeable and can answer your questions. The architecture of the roundhouse is spectacular.

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Reviewed 16 August 2018

I've loved trains my whole life. I'm an avid model railroader. This is one place I've been wanting too visit for a long time and finally got the chance. Marshall was our tour guide for the roundhouse. His knowledge and patience in answering questions, places...More

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Renee J
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Response from auburnadmin | Reviewed this property |
A. Yes, the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore offers 200 free parking spaces in the front parking lot located off of Pratt Street and an additional 500 parking spaces in the back parking lot, located off Arlington Street... More
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Christine S
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Response from Tribe93 | Reviewed this property |
It somewhat depends upon your interest of trains. My dad is a big railroad buff and we spent a good 2 hours walking around. there are a lot of train cars and locomotives you can climb aboard and see as well as a model... More
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"Two-fers" are a good deal if you can 1) find them and 2) plan ahead for your excursion to the museum (or anywhere for that matter!) For solo travelers, it won't cost you any more than your ticket might have and there is a... More
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