B&O Magical Holiday Express

With special guests, train layouts, crafts & more each week!


Google +1 Pinterest


Museum closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day & New Year's Day
All aboard the B&O’s Magical Holiday Express, a holiday spectacular celebration in the B&O Roundhouse devoted to trains of all sizes and shapes, holiday festivities, and a winter wonderland of family fun and activities. There is something to see and do every day at this annual holiday event.  Click below for more details on each!

Santa's Lego Block Party - Nov. 21 & 22
Santa arrives by historic pump car as Mrs. Claus joins the celebration complete with train rides, photos with santa, LEGO movie time, LEGO Man appearances, & The B&O Lego Zone where kids can build their own LEGO Creations!  $18 adults / $16 Seniors / $12 children (2-12).  

Frosty Fest Weekend - Dec. 5 & Dec. 6 
Photos and train rides with Frosty & Santa along with live musical performances by the Dan Meyer Choir, Maryland Sings, & Kinetics Dance Theatre.  Model train layouts compliment the activities along with the Holiday Kid Zone Workshop where young visitors learn to make their own 3-D Pop Up Holiday Cards.  $18 adults, $16 seniors, $12 Children (2-12)  

Winter Royal Adventures - Dec. 12 & Dec. 13 
Appearances by special guests Elsa, Anna, Kristoff, & Olaf plus train rides with Santa & Frosty!  In addition to these special guests, there will be live musical performances, model train layouts, and special craft activities where kids learn to make salt crystal snowflake decorations with the help of Elsa and Olaf!  $18 adults, $16 seniors, $12 children (2-12)

North Pole Adventures - Dec. 19 & Dec. 20 
A weekend featuring special guests Santa & Frosty the Snowman complete with train rides!  North Pole Adventures weekend also highlights model train layouts by the Baltimore Area NTRAK Club as well as crafts where kids learn to build a rocket powered sleigh at the B&O Holiday Kid Zone.  $18 adults, $16 seniors, $12 children (2-12)

Winterfest Wonderland - Dec. 21 - Dec. 31 
Mile One Express Train rides and train rides to visit Mount Clare Museum House, A Carroll's Christmas along with special weekend guests, model train layouts, and crafts & activities where kids make their own Mini-Greenhouses to welcome in the New Year.  $18 adults, $16 seniors, $12 children (2-12)

Great Scale Model Train Show - Jan. 2 & Jan. 2 
At this grand finale of the B&O's Magical Holiday Express, see the most extensive selection of scale model railroad items and accessories in the U.S. Model railroad fans, hobbyists and families are sure to find something special for their own model train layouts and on-site operating model train layouts will add much excitement to this event.  Reduced Admission! $12 adults, $10 children


Sign up now for the official

Maryland e-newsletter

Get updates about top Maryland things to do, travel deals and events.