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B&O Railroad Museum

2711 Maryland Ave, Ellicott City, MD 21043-4661
+1 410-461-1944
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Great time!

WOW! The history, the trains, the restoration of the roundhouse, the self guided tour was amazing... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Westminster, Maryland
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A true GEM

It was our last day in Baltimore and we had done everything we had on our list; So we turned to... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2017
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A holiday exhibit of model trains is found at this rail museum in Ellicott City
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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2711 Maryland Ave, Ellicott City, MD 21043-4661
+1 410-461-1944
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

WOW! The history, the trains, the restoration of the roundhouse, the self guided tour was amazing. Being able to get so close to these monsters of the rails and learning the history was an incredible experience.

Thank lisam0518
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

It was our last day in Baltimore and we had done everything we had on our list; So we turned to Trip Advisor to see if we missed something. B &O Railroad Museum came up and we decided to go! We were so happy we...More

1  Thank Sherrid112
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Make certain that you park inside the gates. Panhandlers abound outside. Museum is fantastic. Many great artifacts. When we visited in late May during the week it was not crowded but the cafeteria was not open during the week so eat before you get there.

Thank Transplantedyankee05
Reviewed 23 June 2017

My husband is intriged with trains and this did not disappoint him! We though we would only be there for a hour or so but there are so many trains on exhibit there you could easily spend hours there.

Thank lisa1885
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

4 of us went today to the museum. We had 2 adults and 2 children. We each intended to use a coupon each for b1g1. I was paying for 2 kids, and my friend for 2 adults. Seems like a simple enough concept. No where...More

1  Thank foodieblandon
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We intended to visit the Ellicott City Station which was the first passenger stop but it was closed on Tuesday. We androve to the downtown museum. The site is in an old part of town but parking is on site and kept very clean. The...More

Thank Robert P
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Bring your family and enjoy learning about US history through railroad history. Enjoy the beautiful restored roundhouse, see and climb on the engines, and take a train ride. Great for the kids with lots of hands on activities.

Thank Ellen F
Reviewed 2 May 2017

My adult son and I visited on a week day afternoon. They had to sweep us out at closing. We found an excellent docent in the repair shed who was great with answering questions. We are sorry to have missed the train ride, so plan...More

Thank Leslie0447
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

This was our first time at the railroad museum and it my little guys love trains! This place did not disappoint! They has an amazing time looking at all the old trains and going through the train cars learning about how and what they were...More

Thank Kristin D
Reviewed 19 February 2017

You will be educated by the staff here whom are very informative and will explain everything to you .

Thank jimhalethorpe
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25 January 2017|
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Response from Chuck K | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure of the price but it was cheap for myself and my two boys I'm thinking around $20 ish. ps. bring down some Wilbur Buds.
7 January 2015|
Response from ManicUSAVisitor | Reviewed this property |
I see what you mean. There are loads of pictures that are not of this museum which may be confusing to visitors. That is a drawback with Tripadvisor, it relies on contributors without vetting the content. I would hope that... More