B&O Railroad Museum

901 W. Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21223 - United States





Smithsonian Affiliate Museum

Experience the most important American railroad collection in the world at the birthplace of American railroading. Seasonal train rides along America's first commercial mile of railroad right-of-way.


NEW Temporary Exhibits:

First to Fight: Railroaders in WWI
Protecting the Line: The First Railroad Police Unit in the Nation

The War Came By Train
The largest Civil War railroad exhibit in the world!

Safety & Symbols
An exhibit depicting the development & technology of railroad safety.

The Great Railroad Strike of 1877

The Smithsonian's Model Railroad Collection

Seasonal Train Rides along America's first commercial mile of railroad right-of-way.


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