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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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The trains in this full 360 degree roundhouse chronicle the progress of American transportation... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Elliott R
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Baltimore
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For Train Lovers

This museum is a great way to spend 2 to 4 hours with toddler ages and up. A bit pricey but not as... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ed N
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Newton Grove, NC
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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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901 W Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21223-2699
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The trains in this full 360 degree roundhouse chronicle the progress of American transportation, industry, and economic history. We took the roundhouse tour at 11 am, ate the lunch we'd packed at the on-premises picnic tables, and continued with the 2 pm tour of the...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. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and were also able to tour the neighborhood. We are proud to be a one-of-a-kind railroad museum in Baltimore and America!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is a great way to spend 2 to 4 hours with toddler ages and up. A bit pricey but not as costly as some other Baltimore attractions. The cost for a senior, 3 adults, and 2 children was $94. There are additional charges...More

Thank Ed N
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 so glad you and your grandchildren were able to visit us this summer. The B&O's education department has developed many interactive educational components and programs for our young audience. Admission prices are competitive with other...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place to spend several hours and get acquainted with the development of the railroad in the USA. And, parking is free! The museum opens at 10 on the dot, provides a senior discount, and has great exhibits as well as a...More

Thank Steven 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 so glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is fantastic. You don't need to like trains to have a good time here. Even the enter price was decent. Excellent exhibits of trains of all sizes, from small to the biggest engine built in America. The only thing I would recommend is...More

Thank pbell0906
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 so glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must-see for families with small children. When our children were toddlers and preschool aged, they adored the B&O museum. They still enjoy it once in a while now that they are in elementary school. There are many train cars for children to...More

Thank Julia B
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. Our education department has worked very hard to provide interactive educational programs and exhibits for our young audience. Since the museum is located in downtown Baltimore the Mile One Express train ride provides an urban scene for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed exploring the various exhibits and family activities. There are train rides throughout the day along with an area for younger kids to play with trains and tracks. There is also a little family guide with stations throughout the museum. Lots of info that...More

Thank Brittany P
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 so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you can visit again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the museum this morning and the price of 32 bucks for two seniors. Beautiful grounds for rr museum and lots of stuff for kids to play on outside. Rebuilt roundhouse is great with lots of old locomotives. All worthwhile and nice collection of clocks....More

Thank munciebob
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. There are about 25 locomotives and rail cars on site that you can walk through and touch inside the Roundhouse, North Car Shop and Train Platforms 1, 2, & 3. We hope you didn't miss seeing these...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

The museum is located where the B and O -- the first railroad in the US -- was started in the 1840s. The building itself is a passenger car roundhouse built in 1884. Inside is a wonderful collection of equipment (some of it reconstructed, much...More

Thank bssellin936
Dana K, Public Relations Manager at Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Thank you for visiting the B&O Railroad Museum. American railroading began at this historic site in 1828 and the museum offers daily tours via the 7 buildings and train platforms that are on-site. Thank you for passing along your dissatisfaction about the cafe. We will...More

Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

It was a warm day, but the air conditioned train cars made it a good day. The model trains were great and the large trains themselves were also impressive. Any train enthusiast or anyine interested in American history will find the visit well worth it....More

Thank Ray Z
Dana K, Public Relations Manager at Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

Thanks for visiting the B&O Railroad Museum. Please visit us again soon Ray Z.

Reviewed 3 July 2017

A fun and enlightening step back in time. Took the train ride out on America's first mile of commercial rail track!

Thank Bill C
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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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Mid43
19 December 2014|
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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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