Holiday Train Garden at the Fire Museum of MD
This event posted by: Amy Pickett
Saturday, December 20, 2014 thru Tuesday, December 30, 2014
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fire Museum of Maryland
1301 York Road
Holiday Train Garden
While O-Scale Trains wind their way through 20th century Baltimore and County, children can have their picture taken with Kris Kringle, an early 1900s German Santa Claus, in a 1890s fire chief’s sleigh, Opening Day, Saturday, Nov. 29th, 2014 from 11 – 2 pm. Free photo with admission. The Train Garden continues through the end of December.
While you wait for your photo, join kids of all ages as they enjoy the Holiday Train Garden. Featuring the new Underground Subway, the Bromo Seltzer Tower and a burning building, complete with fire engines and firemen on the fire ground. Watch antique O-Scale trains and a street car wind their way past Baltimore neighborhoods, the Zoo, Gwynn Oak Amusement Park and the Viaduct.
The Holiday Train Garden is open Saturdays, Nov. 29, Dec. 6, 13, and 20, and Dec. 26—27th, and 29- 30th, 10 – 4 pm. In addition, a band playing Victorian-era Christmas music will perform, date to be announced.
Visitors are invited to stroll through two centuries of (40) antique fire engines and an 1871 Baltimore City Fire House, then dress up in turnout gear and climb on a 1938 Fire Engine in the Discovery Room. Lots of hands-on activities.
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Pull an Alarm Box and see the call go out from one of four Alarm Offices, dating from 1870 to 2000.
Children can dress up in fire gear and climb on a 1938 Mack pumper in the Discovery Room.
Summer hours are Wednesday – Saturday, 10 – 4 pm, June – August.
Outside events are always free, regular admission to see the Museum,
1301 York Road, Lutherville, exit 26b, off I-695, Ample Free Parking
www.firemuseummd.org 410-321-7500 firstname.lastname@example.org
10 – 4 pm, All Year!