Organization Profile

Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum

The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum is dedicated to: The preservation of the physical legacy and the experience of American railroading and the interpretation of its history to the widest possible audience. The museum emphasizes the history of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Western Maryland Railway, CSX Corporation and other Maryland railroads, and those entities with which they connected or closely interacted. The development of programs which help to broaden and deepen the public appreciation of the past, present, and future significance of the railroad industry in the development of American life, especially the City of Baltimore, State of Maryland, and the surrounding region. The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum is dedicated to fulfilling its vision by: B&O Railroad Museum Collecting, preserving, documenting and presenting representative objects, skills, and communal records from all facets of the railroad industry. Collecting, preserving, and interpreting historical railroad documents, data, and research for public access. Presenting railroad history to a broad public audience in the context of American history research and interpretation Developing educational outreach programs. Creating ongoing substantive interactions with the surrounding community, city and region. Striving to become a model of professionalism in railroad history and historic preservation, with emphasis on better integration of railroad museum activities with appropriate academic disciplines, railroad enthusiast organizations, and the larger historic preservation and museum communities. Pursuing prudent administrative & financial management to ensure short and long-term survival and growth.

Baltimore, MD, 21223