There’s no place like Maryland for the holidays!
1 The Trains of Christmas - Hagerstown
Newly renovated "Trains of Christmas" includes favorite steam and diesel trains operating on four levels over a winter landscape. The layout grows as the season progresses.
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300 S. Burhans Blvd
Hagerstown, MD 21741
2 Martinville Christmas Train Garden
A special holiday display of miniature planes and trains in the Martinville Christmas Train Garden can be seen during a tour at the Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum.
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History & Heritage
Martin State Airport, Hangar 5
Middle River, MD 21220
3 Holiday Festival of Trains
Enjoy the museum's annual holiday celebration of toy trains and model railroading.
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2711 Maryland Ave
Ellicott City, MD 21043
4 Holiday Train Garden - Timonium
See O-scale trains wind through a 20th century town and pick out your favorite local landmarks. The Holiday Train Garden is included with admission to the Fire Museum.
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1301 York Rd
Lutherville, MD 21093
5 Highlandtown Train Garden
Local businesses and associations sponsor model train displays throughout the garden. Several "engineers" set up the garden in Fire House #41. A timeless event in Baltimore city; best of all, it's free!
6 Brookside Garden of Lights and Model Trains
In addition to Brookside Garden of Lights outdoor holiday light exhibit (with more than one million dazzling lights,) G-Scale model trains wind through a seasonal landscape inside the Conservatory. Inside the Visitors Center, enjoy hot cocoa while listening to one of the nightly musical performances.
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Arts & Culture
1800 Glenallan Ave
Wheaton, MD 20902
7 Miracle in the Showroom - Full Steam Ahead
Just a short distance from the Miracle on 34th St. Light Display - Make Studio's Miracle in the Showroom train garden brings to life Harry Potter and Disney themed trains. Original art and and gifts will be for sale along with hot chocolate and sweet treats available.
8 Christmas Doll and Train Exhibit at St. Clement’s Island Museum
Enjoy antique and collectible dolls, trains and toys in festive holiday displays.
St. Mary's County
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History & Heritage
38370 Point Breeze Rd
Coltons Point, MD 20626
9 The B&O's Magical Holiday Express
Each day there is something to see and do at B&O's Magical Holiday Express which is devoted to trains of all sizes, your favorite holiday characters, and a train load of fun for the entire family!
B&O Railroad Museum, Baltimore
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901 W Pratt St
Baltimore, MD 21223
10 Christmas Train Garden - Cambridge
Delight in a miniature landscape of trains, houses, businesses, even emergency rescue displays. A Rescue Fire Department tradition for more than 80 years!
11 37th Annual Wise Avenue Volunteer Fire Company Train Garden
An annual tradition for many family’s, the Wise Avenue Volunteer Fire Company's 37th Annual Christmas brings enjoyment to the faces of the children and adults alike. Children of all ages are welcomed, but should be appropriately supervised. Please remember there is a $1 donation at the door for ages 8 and up.
12 Christmas City Express - Cumberland
Enjoy a magical holiday train ride and a chance to visit with Santa!Your journey includes listening to Christmas music and a story, meeting Santa, and hot cocoa and cookies. Dining guests enjoy a traditional turkey dinner with Santa and his elves aboard one of Western Maryland Railroad's vintage dining cars.
Western Maryland Railroad
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13 Canal St
Cumberland, MD 21502