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MRPS 2017 Open Houses at the Historic B&O Roundhouse


                                                  OPEN HOUSE DATES: 

                                                11am to 4pm      SATURDAY, March 25th 2017
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 SATURDAY, May 13th 2017

                                                                           SATURDAY, June 17th 2017

​                                                                           SATURDAY, August 12th 2017

​                                                                           SATURDAY, September 16th 2017

​                                                                           SATURDAY, October 21st  2017

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Bunny Run Date April 1st and 8th
Open house with Santa November 25 and 26



​Midwest Railway Preservation Society Invites You to Visit, Enjoy, Find Out How We Are Growing!

MRPS open houses are from 11 am to 4 pm with the exception of the 4th Annual Car Show and Open House, which starts at 11 am. The Historic B&O Roundhouse is located at 2800 W. 3rd St. in the Flats.

In our open houses and special tours, learn how railroads helped make Cleveland an industrial giant.

>> ​Climb on board the "Mount Baxter," an original, elegant “parlor coach” from the 1930's which also was used by TriStar Pictures for filming
of the movie "The Natural" with Robert Redford.

>> Hear the history of the famous “4070” steam locomotive and see her inside the Roundhouse.

>> Learn what it was like to be part of a train crew in a caboose.


​ >> Suggested Donation for Admission: $10 adults, $5 children 12 and under -All proceeds to be used for restoration efforts.Please wear closed-toe shoes as the site is still in rough condition and also please wear weather-appropriate clothing as open houses occur rain or shine.

​ >> Children must be under the supervision of an adult at ALL times.

​ >> Visitors with disabilities are welcome but should know that the site and equipment are NOT ADA-accessible.


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Google Maps directions to the Historic B&O Roundhouse



Share in our vision to preserve railroadings' past for future generations to learn from and enjoy. For more information or to arrange a special group tour, call (216) 781-3629.