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B&O Railroad Museum

2711 Maryland Ave, Ellicott City, MD 21043-4661
+1 410-461-1944
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An incredible amount of trains!!

My husband is intriged with trains and this did not disappoint him! We though we would only be... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Akron, Ohio
Coupons they advertise do not work as intended

4 of us went today to the museum. We had 2 adults and 2 children. We each intended to use a coupon... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Blandon, Pennsylvania
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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 2 days ago

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 2 weeks ago 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

Thank foodieblandon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 18 February 2017

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

Thank jimhalethorpe
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Great place to take kids. takes less than hour. Best at Christmas time because of RR train set. A true historic site

Thank akdave
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Cozy, kid friendly, really educational about local history, walkable, touchable real railroad cars and equipment.

Thank jfentonq
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Small museum but packed with good stuff for train lovers. Few engines outside. Nice display. Love their Christmas display, fun for kids all ages

Thank Maria M
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What are the admission prices?
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.
Do you realize there are some pictures here that are of the Museum in Baltimore and not yours? I don't know if there is a way you can fix it.
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