B&O Railroad Museum Springfest: Crowns, Cowboys & Easter Bunny

Saturday, April 8 – Saturday, April 15


Baltimore, MD – The B&O Railroad Museum has so much for kids to do this spring break to keep minds engaged and active. Plus train rides & appearances by some your favorite royal characters and the Easter Bunny!



Saturday, April 8 (10 am – 3 pm)

Sunday, April 9 (11am – 3pm)

Iron your best princess dress or break out your space suit as you journey to several royal kingdoms to participate in snow making, rocket building, making mice friends, mining for jewels, racing magic carpets, exploring colors in bubbles, archery, and designing a lantern.

Princess Story Time! (Saturday 10:30 am, 12 pm & 1 pm & Sunday 11:30am & 1 pm) Join Princess Aurora at her tower for a fun and engaging story about a young engineer named Rosie. Share your thoughts on imagination and the power of building your own creations.

VIP Princess Experience & Train Ride (11 am – 12 pm, 12 pm – 1 pm & 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm) Meet your favorite princesses in this amazing railcar experience that allows you to spend quality time making a craft with some of your favorite royal characters. Advance tickets required. Tickets on sale March 1! *Limited seating available.

Train Ride (Saturday 11:30 am, 12:30 pm & 2 pm & Sunday 12 pm & 2 pm) Ride the rails with royalty! Travel down the first mile of commercial track laid in America as you chat with some of your favorite princesses. Tickets available for purchase upon entry into the Museum. No advance reservations required. With paid admission, the train ride is an additional $3 for adults, $2 for children and FREE for B&O Members.

Princess Training with Medieval Times! (Saturday only, 11 am – 1 pm)  Learn princess etiquette with one-on-one training and advice from the King and Princess of Medieval Times.


Monday, April 10 – Thursday, April 13 (10am – 3pm)

Put on your cowboy hats and boots and join us at the B&O Ranch for a wild wonderful time! There’s bulls that need ropin’, bandits that need catchin’, ponies that need racin’, and much more. So saddle up, cowboys and cowgirls, and meet us at the B&O for a day of fun on the western frontier! Join us all day for games and crafts: udder painting, pool noodle pony racin’, tic-tac-toe standoff, hula hoop bull ropin’, and draw your own villain wanted poster.

Cowboys & Cowgirls Story Time! (10:30 am & 12 pm) Join your fellow explorers of new frontiers for a special story time featuring the storyLittle Blue Truck by Alice Schertle and Jill McFlmurry. Take a drive down a country road with Blue, a little blue pick-up truck with lots of determination.

Wild West Train Ride (Thursday only, 11:30 am) All aboard for the B&O Train Ride! Little cowboys and cowgirls will board the decorated train car to learn about inventors of the railroad and other transportation technology. Tickets available for purchase upon entry into the museum. No advance reservations required. With paid admission the train ride is an additional $3 for adults, $2 for children and FREE for B&O Members.



Friday, April 15 & Saturday, April 15 (10am -3pm) The Easter Bunny arrives in the B&O Roundhouse for a fun-filled day of train rides, photos & special contests!

Train Rides with the Easter Bunny at 11:30 am & 2 pm  All aboard the Mile One Express for a round-trip Train Ride with the Easter Bunny! Hop on board to receive a special treat! With paid admission, train rides are $3 for adults, $2 for children and FREE for B&O Members. No advance reservations required. Professional photos with the Easter Bunny are also available.

Balloon Drop at 1 pm Gather in the Roundhouse for the BALLOON DROP for a chance to win 4 tickets to Day Out With Thomas! Colorful balloons will fall for little ones to grab and everyone will receive a prize. One lucky winner will receive a gold ticket to redeem for (4) four Day Out With Thomas tickets to the B&O Railroad Museum’s event, April 28-30 & May 5-7.

 B&O Railroad Museum, 901 W. Pratt St. Baltimore, MD 21223


Monday-Saturday (10am-4pm) & Sunday (11am-4pm)

$18 Adults, $16 Seniors (60+), $12 Children (2-12), B&O Members –Free;  train rides are an additional $3 for adults & $2 for children

 The B&O Railroad Museum™, a full affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of American railroading and its impact on American society, culture and economy. The Museum is home to the oldest, most comprehensive collection of railroad artifacts in the Western Hemisphere including an unparalleled roster of 19th and 20th century railroad equipment.  The 40-acre historic site is regarded as the birthplace of American Railroading and includes the 1851 Mt. Clare Station, the 1884 Baldwin Roundhouse and first mile of commercial railroad track in America. For further information on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum, please call 410-752-2490 or visit

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