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Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum

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So much to see!

We had originally planned to spend two hours at this museum, which was WAY too short! The exhibits... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Julie P
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Lincoln, NE
This was a recommendation to see

Brother told me a friend said this was worth seeing. I would agree great history of the railroad... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Mark P
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Hot Springs Village, Arkansas, United States
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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 5 days ago

We had originally planned to spend two hours at this museum, which was WAY too short! The exhibits are very well done; I found the ones explaining the development of railroading from its very first days the most interesting. Plan to spend the better part...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Brother told me a friend said this was worth seeing. I would agree great history of the railroad. Many things you can see up close. Helpful in exploring early history of US

Thank Mark P
Dana K, Public Relations Manager at Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for visiting the B&O Railroad Museum. We are glad you enjoyed your visit. Please visit again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

First time here since about 15 years ago when we lived in MD. Very neat to see the history of the B&O Railroad, and all of the old modes of travel via the railway. Even if you are not a history buff, you have to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This past July I went to the B&O R.R. Museum with a friend on a trip from Toronto and we were left in aw at the rare and overall incredible collection kept in pristine condition by truly dedicated staff. After walking the grounds for around...More

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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 the Museum's collection. Please visit again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This railroad museum was very impressive. They had lots of trains to view. The place was very well maintained. We thoroughly enjoyed our experience. We would highly recommend you to visit this museum.

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Dana K, Public Relations Manager at Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting the B&O Railroad Museum. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you visit again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to many railroad museums in the country and I have to say that it's one of the two best that I've seen. It's housed in and around a magnificently restored roundhouse. It holds many historically significant locomotives and rolling stock. It offers a...More

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Dana K, Public Relations Manager at Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting the B&O Railroad Museum for a second time. We strive to make constant exhibit upgrades and technological installations because we take pride in curating the most important American railroad collection in the world - a comprehensive collection that is the first,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here mostly because our 4 year old son loves trains. Museum is very impressive and there’s a lot to see and learn about even if you have mild interest in trains/railroad history. Staff was great answering questions from both adults and young children. Would...More

Thank Brian C
Dana K, Public Relations Manager at Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting the B&O Railroad Museum. We are glad your visit was a pleasant surprise. We look forward to your return visit, hopefully soon.

Reviewed 10 September 2018

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!!

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Dana K, Public Relations Manager at Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

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

Reviewed 7 September 2018

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 10 September 2018

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 30 August 2018

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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Renee J
7 April 2018|
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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
20 February 2017|
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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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Response from Terrie K | Reviewed this property |
"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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