Maryland Blogger: Train Days at the Gaithersburg Community Museum

Train Days at the Gaithersburg Community Museum

Train Days at the Gaithersburg Community Museum


Discover the magic of trains at Train Day. Visitors are invited to celebrate Gaithersburg’s long and storied history with the railroad. Enjoy an N-Gauge model train display presented by BANTRAK members, explore vintage rail cars, and participate in train-related activities. In the Museum, have fun in the hands-on learning centers and shop for train-themed items. With any luck visitors can also enjoy the sights and sounds of the actual CSX & AMTRAK trains that frequently rumble past the Museum.


  • Saturday, April 27, 2019 • 11 – 2:30 p.m.; Talk from 3 – 4 p.m.
    Talk: Peter Liebhold, curator at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, will talk about the Transcontinental Railroad, which opened 150 years ago, on May 10, 1869. Tickets are required for this part of the program as seating is limited. Free tickets are available on Eventbrite.
  • Saturday & Sunday, June 8 & 9, 2019 • 11 – 2:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 10, 2019 • 11 – 2:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 12, 2019 • 11 – 3 p.m.
    The Steam Engine will be open for visitors to explore.

This is a drop-in program for audiences of all ages. Admission is free, but a donation to help cover the cost of materials is appreciated. Please note children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement.


Gaithersburg Community Museum

9 South Summit Avenue

Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877



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Comment balloon 5 commentsRoy Kelley • April 08 2019 08:11PM


As a train lover, if I were close to this I'd make sure to make it! Have a great day Roy!

Posted by Ben DeHaven, Proudly serving Winter Haven & Lakeland, Florida (Haven Realty & Investments) 3 months ago


We have a friend whose son loves trains, and they have taken him everywhere in the US having to do with trains. They would definitely attend if they lived closer than Napa.  A

Posted by Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy (Napa Consultants) 3 months ago

I come from a railroad family.  My dad worked at the Western Pacific Railroad here in Sacramento.  And, I had uncles who worked at the MKT Railroad in Kansas.

Posted by Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent (GreatWest Realty) 3 months ago

Roy  I have been a Train Lover since my childhood,I remember taking  trains to  visit my Grandmother at the other end of the country;)) and I also remember taking trains to go to my boarding school as well as traveling all over Europe, so with  that said I would love to be  there for this event, Endre

Posted by Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002 (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices) 3 months ago

Thank you very much for your comments. It is always good to hear from you.

Posted by Roy Kelley (Realty Group Referrals) 3 months ago