image003.jpgB&O Railroad Museum – Under the Big Top- Presented by Friends of Barnum & Bailey
Monday, June 26 – Friday, June 30
10:00am – 3:00pm

Baltimore, MD – The B&O Railroad Museum celebrates Summer Break with its Education Adventure Event, Under the Big Top, sponsored by Friends of Barnum & Bailey. This event is themed around the traditional circus trains of years gone by that brought dare devil, thrilling and entertaining acts of the circus to every corner of America. Kids and their families love being adventurous “walking the high-wire”, “taming a lion” or “jumping through flaming hoops”. An abundance of activities include a variety of carnival games and craft station devoted to making lion and elephant masks.

A circus story will be read each day beginning at 11am. Thursday and Friday, June 29 & 30 everyone may board the B&O’s Mile One Express for a 20 minute round-trip “circus” train ride. So come one! Come all! To this topsy-turvy, wildly wacky, fun-filled time!

B&O Railroad Museum, 901 W. Pratt St. Baltimore, MD 21223
Monday-Friday (10am-3pm)
$18 Adults, $16 Seniors (60+), $12 Children (2-12), B&O Members –Free;
Mile One Express Train Ride (with paid admission): $3 for adults, $2 for children, and free for B&O Members

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 more information on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum, please call 410-752-2490 or visit


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