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Gaithersburg Community Museum

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The Gaithersburg Community Museum dates back to 1884, when the building served as a B&O Railroad station. Today it sits in the heart of Olde Towne, just feet from the still-active CSX rail lines and a working train station. The building was added to the National Registry of Historic Places in 1978. It features a rolling stock exhibit of a 1918 Buffalo Creek and Gauley #14 Steam Locomotive, a C&O Railroad Bay Window Caboose, and a circa 1940 Defense Transportation Corps Troop Kitchen Car. A working scale train model is located in the museum as well. But the museum's focus is on the whole history of Gaithersburg, not just its railroad-tied past.
9 S Summit Ave, Gaithersburg, MD 20877
(301) 258-6160
  • Accessibility Details: Ramp up to the front door.
  • Hours: Thu - Sat, 10am - 2pm; additional hours by appointment.
  • Accessible: yes
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