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The B&O Railroad Museum is please to recognize Jack Walsh as October 2013 Volunteer of the Month. Click here to learn about all he does for the museum.
In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the outstanding children's products offered by this company, the B&O Railroad Museum is offering a 25% discount* off any Melissa & Doug items purchased during the month of October.This discount is available on any in-stock Melissa & Doug item. To purchase visit the Museum Store in
person, call 410-752-2462 x 213, or click here. Please note that all Melissa & Doug track and trains are compatible with Brio, Thomas, etc. Start your holiday shopping early and save big on Melissa & Doug at the B&O! *Additional B&O member discount does not apply to this offer.
The first B&O Magazine was published in October of 1912.
Now is a great time to purchase or renew a B&O membership! From October 1-November 30, anyone who purchases a B&O membership, receives an additional six months for free! B&O memberships make great gifts too! To purchase or renew your membership click here. To purchase a gift membership click here.
October is STEAM MONTH at the B&O! Civil War Steam Days Weekend October 5 & 6 Steam Train Rides every Saturday!
Ghost Stories & Tours of the B&O Saturday, October 26 & Sunday October 27 11:30am & 1:30pm
Join us for a special weekend of ghost tours at the B&O Railroad Museum. Hear about spooky tales and happenings that occurred inside historic B&O buildings and along railroad tracks. No reservations required
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Maryland to the Frontier, an exhibition of Maryland Longrifles LAST CHANCE TO SEE THIS EXHIBIT! Presented by The Kentucky Rifle Foundation Now - Wednesday, October 16 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Now Available! A catalog of the exhibition "Maryland to the Frontier" on CD-ROM. Over 200 professional photographs of the Maryland "Kentucky" rifles and associated artifacts in the exhibit along with specifications and biographical information on Maryland rifle makers. $35.00 each. Click here to purchase.
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American Girl Tea Time with Felicity Saturday, October 19 2:00 p.m.
Join us for tea time with American Girl Felicity Merriman. During 1774 Felicity is learning to become a proper gentlewoman while maintaining her independent spirit. Learn about her life in Williamsburg, Virginia on the eve of the American Revolution. Guests will enjoy hot chocolate and cookies and also make a historic craft inspired by the adventures of Felicity. Bring your mom, dad, grandparent or your friend and have fun with your favorite doll. $10.00 non-member, $6.00 Member. Pre-paid reservations are required. For more information or to make reservations call Erica Davis at 410-837-3262 ext.101 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Toddler Time Halloween Celebration & Costume Parade with Choo Choo Blue Presented by Capital One Bank Wednesday, October 30 10:30 a.m.
Join us for the year's last Toddler Time, featuring a classic railroad story and Halloween celebration. Choo Choo Blue, the museum's mascot will lead the costume parade of children around the Museum campus to collect special treats. Kiddie train ride too through the fictional town of Choo Choo Blueville! All included with paid admission. Recommended for children between the ages of 2-5. Please note that this event promptly begins on time.
Meet Choo Choo Blue at Ellicott City Station Wednesday, October 31 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Meet Choo Choo Blue, the B&O's mascot as she makes her second appearance in Ellicott City. Ghouls and goblins who join us on the plaza in front of Ellicott City Station may have their photos taken with Choo Choo Blue and take home a special Halloween treat.
The B&O Railroad Museum is a non-profit 501(C)3. Please consider donating to the Museum's annual giving campaign. Funds collected provide educational programs and events at the museum.
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