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B&O Railroad Museum: Ellicott City Station

2711 Maryland Avenue, Ellicott City, MD 21043, USA

Completed by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad in 1830, the Ellicott City Station is the oldest surviving railroad station in America and the site of the original terminus of the first 13 miles of commercial track ever constructed in America. In the 1970s the station was restored as a museum, and a second restoration in 1999 returned the building to its 1857 appearance. Today the site interprets the story of transportation and travel in early America through seasonal exhibits, education programs and living history programs.


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Baltimore Beltway I-695 to Frederick Road, West through Catonsville and cross over the bridge into Historic Ellicott City. The museum is located on the corner of Frederick Rd and Maryland Ave.

Visitor Services

Restrooms, handicapped access, gift shop

Regular Events

Roads to Rails, The War Came by Train, Holiday Festival of Trains, Civil War programming

Available Interpretation

Tours, living history interpreters

Plan Your Visit

Admission Fee

Entrance free to B&O members. Adults $6.00, Seniors $5.00, Children (2-12) $4.00. Group rates available.


Wednesday - Sunday: 11:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. Closed: Easter Sunday, Memorial day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.



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