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B & O Roundhouse

229 E Martin St, Martinsburg, WV 25401-4304
+1 304-260-4141
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Our stay in Martinsburg, WV

While we spent time in Martinsburg, we discovered a hidden treasure with their B & O Roundhouse... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2018
Pamela w
Awesome tour!

One of the best tours we had in Martinsburg. Our tour guide was so knowledgeable and had such a... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2018
Angela A
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229 E Martin St, Martinsburg, WV 25401-4304
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+1 304-260-4141
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

While we spent time in Martinsburg, we discovered a hidden treasure with their B & O Roundhouse. Mike gave us a private tour of the roundhouse and various buildings on the property. He had a wealth of knowledge on the history of the B &...More

2  Thank Pamela w
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

One of the best tours we had in Martinsburg. Our tour guide was so knowledgeable and had such a passion for the history of the station. It was very interesting and engaging for all (even our 8 year old had a blast). Don't overlook this...More

Thank Angela A
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

My family and I went to Martinsburg for an afternoon and we arrived at the Roundhouse just as it was opening. The gentleman there who manages the property welcomed us in and gave us an amazing 1-hour+ tour of the facility. We learned about the...More

1  Thank frostygoth
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

The roundhouse in Martinsburg WV is an superb piece of American history. The tour guide provided factual and engaging details of area railroading in the 19th and 20th centuries and the function of the roundhouse and other train maintenance buildings in the complex. The guide...More

Thank MarciaG8024DF
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

My fourth visit here and I still haven't seen the interior of the structure. At this point, I've given up. Thought it was a lock today - they finally have regular tours on Saturdays according to what they put out through Martinsburg. Traveled four hours...More

1  Thank Jim S
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

We stopped by on a Saturday afternoon and took the tour of the Roundhouse and associated buildings. It was only $5.00, which is extremely reasonable. Our guide was very informative and showed us all around the property. They are slowing fixing the inside with relics,...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

The Roundhouse complex of railroad buildings occupies 13 acres across the tracks from the historic Amtrak/MARC train station, once a hotel. The Roundhouse is accessed by an enclosed pedestrian bridge, and is only open for private tours (at this time) and special events. Admission is...More

1  Thank Meg J
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

The B & O Roundhouse in Martinsburg only has tours on Saturdays, but make an effort to visit. I went last weekend because friends with whom we were traveling are interest in trains. I'm really not, but I thought I'd be a good sport. The...More

1  Thank JBLKingGeorge_VA
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Reviewed 10 May 2017

The friends group are working on making this place better. Improvements seen each time we visit. Parking can be limited, but it worth the time and energy to get here.

1  Thank tcbphoto
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

Great prices, view, and customer service I highly recommend bring the kids they will love all the trains!

1  Thank nochaosallowed
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claireg335
16 September 2016|
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Response from Manay | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, it is only open for special occasions. The next one upcoming is the Apple Harvest Festival which is held the second week of October.
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