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Volunteer Exploration Day

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ORGANIZATION: Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum

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Volunteer Exploration Day at the B&O Railroad Museum

Looking for a fun and novel place to volunteer in your free time? Maybe you’re a big railroad buff, or perhaps you just like stories of times gone by. B&O Railroad Museum volunteers help in a variety of capacities, from giving educational tours to operating trains, from keeping the grounds landscaped to assisting the archivist in the Museum’s Hays T. Watkins Research Library. Whatever your interests, the B&O Railroad Museum has a host of unique volunteer opportunities to explore and is actively looking to add to their team of volunteer rockstars.

If you’re interested, have strong interpersonal skills, are a quick learner, and have time to give, join us at one of our upcoming Volunteer Exploration Day on Sunday, March 26th at 11:30-2pm.

What: a day to explore volunteer opportunities at the Museum, learn about the volunteer program, speak with the Volunteer Manager, meet with current volunteers and see them in action giving tours, operating railroading equipment (turntable demo) and more.

Who: anyone interested in volunteering and filling their free time by supporting the Museum’s mission of preserving and interpreting history through exhibits and fun and educational programs and events.

When: 11:30am- 2pm Sunday, March 26th(see below for event schedule)

Fee: free with advanced registration. To register, please fill out:


11:30am Check-in, ask questions, different volunteer roles

12pm Turntable Demo (to see Rail Ops crew in action)

12:30-1:15 Tour w/ a docent

1pm-2pm Meet & Greet w/ volunteer Model Train Curator and Rail Ops

*Train rides are not available in February and March

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About Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum


901 W. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21223, US

Mission Statement

It is the vision of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum, Inc. to: Preserve the physical legacy and experience of American railroading, and to interpret and present its history to the widest possible audience. Develop programs which broaden and deepen public appreciation of the past, present and future significance of the railroad industry in the development of American life, especially in the City of Baltimore, State of Maryland, and the region.


Comprised of the oldest and most comprehensive collection of railroad history in the Western Hemisphere, the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum, Inc. is a unique cultural and educational asset for the city and the region. An unparalleled roster of the 19th and 20th century railroad equipment, original shop buildings, and surviving tracks at the historic Mt. Clare site provide an integrated resource to present virtually every aspect of American railroad development and its impact on our society, culture and economy.


Arts & Culture
Education & Literacy
Arts & Culture, Community, Education & Literacy


Sun Mar 26, 2023
11:30 AM - 02:00 PM


B&O Railroad Museum901 W. Pratt StBaltimore, MD 21223



  • General Education
  • Landscaping
  • Curating
  • History
  • Transportation
  • People Skills




  • Must be at least 18

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