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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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Interesting Display

Very well done train museum that had something for everyone! Great roundabout, restored cars and... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2014
PaMpm27
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A MUST FOR RAIL FANS

Plenty to see here and very friendly and informative volunteers. You can also ride on the preserved... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2014
garstonian
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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901 W Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21223-2699
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Reviewed 14 September 2014 via mobile

Very well done train museum that had something for everyone! Great roundabout, restored cars and historical perspective of the B&O during the civil war. Lots of hands on exhibits to keep the 10yr old occupied and lots of stuff for the little ones. They had...More

1  Thank PaMpm27
Reviewed 13 September 2014

Plenty to see here and very friendly and informative volunteers. You can also ride on the preserved first mile and half of railroad laid in the USA.

Thank garstonian
Reviewed 13 September 2014

The Museum advertises itself as covering over 40 acres and it felt like it. Old steam engines take up a lot of space! The exhibits were well done and most of the signage was well done or at least adequate. The docents we chatted with...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2014

I used to love going there as a child, then later in years I catered and did many jobs there...If you love History, Baltimore and Trains...this is the place for you

1  Thank meinocmd
Reviewed 7 September 2014

Went here on a whim. What a beautiful museum. Not as big as Strasburg, but in a very nice setting and excellent for younger children.

1  Thank Bronwyn P
Reviewed 3 September 2014

We visited with two young children, 4 and 10. Both of the boys found activities to stimulate there imagination. Adults enjoyed the history and the influence of the rail roads on the civilly war

1  Thank Realjforrest
Reviewed 2 September 2014

I visted there on 6/05/14 and it is a very nice layout of the railroad history. I took of the guided tours and very staff seemed very knowledible.

1  Thank robert t
Reviewed 1 September 2014

A great look back on American railroad history. If you are a Railfan you will be in heaven. For families a great history tour. Restoration of the roundhouse is amazing. It would be great if the layout out back in the B&O passenger car could...More

1  Thank wvgm
Reviewed 16 August 2014

This is one of the best train museums I've seen. The roundhouse and buildings contains a wide variety of rolling stock, most of which was well restored. There was a very nice outdoor train layout. The exhibition on railroads in the Civil War was fascinating....More

2  Thank jpyzek
Reviewed 12 August 2014

The admission price is $16 for an adult (seniors and kids are less) -- shame on them for charging it and shame on me for paying it! This is a very simple museum with a modest number of exhibits. If you compare it to the...More

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Christine S
How long did it take to tour the museum?
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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.
18 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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