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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 history of rail travel.

From it's earliest days to more modern locomotives you see the development of rail travel in this... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2015
PetePope1
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New Orleans, Louisiana
If you like trains, don't miss it

The museum incorporates the 19th-Century roundhouse, and they have a very comprehensive collection... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2015
astroman
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Baltimore
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
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901 W Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21223-2699
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+1 410-752-2490
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Reviewed 7 March 2015

From it's earliest days to more modern locomotives you see the development of rail travel in this hands on museum.

Thank PetePope1
Reviewed 2 March 2015

The museum incorporates the 19th-Century roundhouse, and they have a very comprehensive collection of trains. Lots of activities for kids, too, including a carousel for the little ones.

Thank astroman
Reviewed 26 February 2015

We spent several hours here - probably a bit more than most - but there were so many things to see relating to trains. I've been fascinated with trains since I was a little boy, and the B&O Museum didn't disappoint. Too many exhibits to...More

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 16 February 2015 via mobile

It was freezing outside and we needed to get out of the hotel. My boyfriend loved it. I'm not very interested but he thought it was cool so win for me

Thank Randi S
Reviewed 13 February 2015

I enjoyed this place 100% they give kids a card that encourages them to go to each station and get a stamp. They even let adults do the card. If the weather is not the best this is a good place to go. It has...More

Thank Naya95
Reviewed 11 February 2015

If you like trains, the history and variety of this old train depot is spectacular. The train cars are beautiful and the round about is a fine example of how the train system functioned within the city. Very colorful, very impressive, and photo ops abound.

1  Thank Edward J G
Reviewed 7 February 2015 via mobile

This was a great museum for train lovers. There are many vintage trains spanning US history. This is a comprehensive collection of everyday objects, Civil War memorabilia and actual trains since the beginning of the railroad. They offer activities for the whole family. There are...More

Thank cakedeco
Reviewed 5 February 2015

Yes, plenty of locomotives and train cars and great description of this rail road company. What I was hoping for though were more of the large steam engines and Stream Liners. This museum displays more of early models from later 1800s to early 1900s.

Thank HermanTheGerman-inTX
Reviewed 1 February 2015 via mobile

Wow! Even if you are not a railroad buff ( like me) it is worth your time to stop in and visit this unique and historic museum. You will be amazed at the size and complexity of the steam engine locomotives. Plenty to see for...More

Thank RockyBijou
Reviewed 23 January 2015

I'm not necessarily a train buff, and the Mrs. even less so. Still, we managed to have a nice time touring the museum. The roundhouse is very cool, and some of the old locomotives and cars they have restored are really neat. They still had...More

1  Thank MarkhMD
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Christine S
How long did it take to tour the museum?
19 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
Just fyi on this and other travels you may do, with some simple online research you can usually find discounts such as 2 for 1 coupons for the B&O railway museum. I agree with you that $16pp is a tad steep, but cut that in half and it becomes reasonable. Hope this helps.
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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