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June’s Open House at the Silver Spring B&O Station

Step on Board! Explore Silver Spring’s Historic Railroad Station!

MATTS Turtle

June’s Special Event: Reptile Talk at 11am

Join Professor Emeritus Ray Bosmans, Mid Atlantic Turtle and Tortoise Society, to learn about and touch many different types of reptiles. Thinking about owning a turtle as a pet? Ask Dr. Bosmans how you can be a turtle parent.

Ongoing Activities

Take a self-guided tour outside & inside the Station.

“Train Spot” under the canopy! See locomotives galore! Wave at the Engineers!

Indoors, enjoy HO Scale Model Train Display, locomoting thru a 24-hour day in 7 1/2 minutes, sunrise to sunset to sunrise.

Play with wooden toy train set and ride Thomas the Tank Engine.

Visit Station Manager’s ticket office and 1945 telephone booth.

See B&O “Drumhead,” rail photos, & memorabilia of the original Downtown Silver Spring.

Enjoy Station Manager Robert Davis’ Brownie camera photos taken when he was 16 years of age.

Open House Co-Hosted by Montgomery Preservation & Silver Spring Historical Society


This Station is a Montgomery County Historic Site, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, and a gem in Silver Spring’s Arts & Entertainment District. 

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