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Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum

901 W Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21223-2699
+1 410-752-2490
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A wonderful place to visit. The roundhouse is amazing You can board old trains and have a tour... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
849lawrences
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Baltimore, Maryland
Amazing Up Close.

It just happened to be raining the day we decided to visit and it did not affect us at all. The... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
mawdooms
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Brunswick, Ohio
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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 Thumb, which was built here.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“train ride” (103 reviews)
“round house” (54 reviews)
“train lovers” (30 reviews)
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901 W Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21223-2699
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

A wonderful place to visit. The roundhouse is amazing You can board old trains and have a tour which is educational-You can rent out this facility for large events also and east in the roundhouse-Have a list of caterers to choose-Don't miss this attraction

Thank 849lawrences
Reviewed 21 September 2017

It just happened to be raining the day we decided to visit and it did not affect us at all. The indoor carousel houses many different types of trains, some that you can walk through. The floor the trains come in on is remarkable, read...More

1  Thank mawdooms
Dana K, Public Relations Manager at Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

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

Reviewed 8 September 2017

One of our party is a die-hard railroad buff, and had a blissful morning at the museum. So much information, so cleverly arranged. The roundhouse tour was fascinating, and the place hummed with activity. People of all ages were enjoying the exhibits, kids were enthralled...More

1  Thank Roysgirl2014
Dana K, Public Relations Manager at Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Thank you for visiting the B&O Railroad Museum. We are thrilled you and your "railroad buff" enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 7 September 2017

THis is a must see attraction in Baltimore. There are events scheduled through the year so check their website. IF you a train enthusiast You must go!!!

Thank Ron & Joanna C
Dana K, Public Relations Manager at Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

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

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Just being in the presence and the sheer size (the Tom Thumb replica excepted) of many of these man-made monsters is a humbling experience... You can literally feel how important the railroads were to this country's expansion and it's ascendency as a world power.. The...More

1  Thank Paul R
Dana K, Public Relations Manager at Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

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

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Another great place in Baltimore that is full of history. Walk amoung the railcars and locomotives that shaped America.

Thank John M
Dana K, Public Relations Manager at Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thanks for visiting the B&O Railroad Museum. We appreciate your comments about the museum's history and collection.

Reviewed 2 September 2017

An absolutely fascinating history of the American railroad with an impressive collection of locomotives. I'm so glad that I squeezed this into my itinerary, though I'm disappointed that I just missed the guided tour of the roundhouse. Nevertheless, I was fascinated by the pristine collection...More

1  Thank kramden88
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Very helpful staff and a great collection of trains with a good history of the railroad to go with it. Some fantastic exhibits well worth the photographs. Also they do military discount for both serving personnel and their families.

Thank Rich J
Reviewed 22 August 2017

If you're a real train buff, then you're going to love this museum. They have several life-sized engines, passenger cars, etc, inside a rotunda, as well as outside. There were some interesting displays about early trains, clocks and telegraphs. A great learning experience. There is...More

3  Thank TenaT4
Dana K, Public Relations Manager at Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

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

Reviewed 20 August 2017

I love trains, especially older ones. I made my way here one bright and sunny afternoon when I was Geocaching. Very neat place filled with history and some amazing real trains from ....some dating back to the early 1900's. I was there in the afternoon,...More

1  Thank Holly S
Dana K, Public Relations Manager at Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you for "finding" the B&O Railroad Museum. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and were able to enjoy the nostalgia of the past when "iron horses" ruled the day.

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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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Mid43
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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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