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Geppi's Entertainment Museum Zombie Gras

Geppi’s Entertainment Museum lives up to its abbreviation: GEM. Play on words aside, Geppi’s shines as a pop culture mecca with each exhibit filled to the brim with nostalgic Americana. From “A Story in Four Colors” (a comprehensive collection of rare and historically relevant comic books) to “Going Global” (a look at 90’s – 2000’s movies, toys, games and more,) each gallery is designed to capture a specific period in American pop culture.

In addition to their permanent exhibits, GEM hosts a variety of unique events that celebrate the spirit of the museum. One of our favorites, Zombie Gras, is coming this Saturday, February 11, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. It’s a gloriously geeky combination of the undead and Mardi Gras and comes complete with a zombie bar crawl, scavenger hunt, costume contests, an exclusive reemergence of Devin Hannon’s famous Zombie Nation exhibition, and more!

But you don’t have to take it from us. Here’s Steve Geppi (President, Founder, and CEO of GEM) to tell you all about what makes this museum a must see:

Find out more about Geppi’s Entertainment Museum by visiting them on the web at geppismuseum.com or follow along with their social media profiles below.

Geppi's Entertainment Museum LogoGeppi’s Entertainment Museum
Neighborhood: Camden Station
301 W. Camden Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

       


*Photo credit: Shanise Taylor, 2011

Source: geppismuseum.com

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Christmas at the B&O Railroad Museum

All aboard for the B&O Railroad Museum! Considered the birthplace of American railroading, this 40-acre historic campus in Baltimore’s Mount Clare neighborhood features an unrivaled collection that reveals the drama of American railroading, its people, culture, and legacy. The only museum of its kind to partner with the Smithsonian Institution, the collection at the B&O Railroad Museum represents the most complete and historically relevant exhibitions of any railway museum in existence. 

The War Came By Train,” commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, is the largest collection of Civil War railroad equipment in the world. Each year the display pieces change to correspond with a unique year of the war, with 2011 having focused on 1861. Visitors are “guided” through the exhibition with video presentations, displays, and kid-friendly activities along the way.

Choo Choo Blue LogoSpeaking of kid-friendly, meet B&O’s newest (and youngest) locomotive, Choo Choo Blue! Families can look for the Choo Choo Blue logo throughout the museum for fun and interactive activities about railroading. But it isn’t just Choo Choo Blue the kids are clamoring for, Santa is ditching the reindeer and arriving to the museum in style this December aboard a steaming locomotive! To welcome Mr. and Mrs. Claus, the B&O’s Roundhouse exhibit has been transformed into a winter wonderland complete with toys, model trains, holiday decorations, and more

Find out more about the B&O Railroad Museum by visiting them on the web at borail.org or their related sites below.

B&O Railroad Museum LogoThe B&O Railroad Museum

901 W. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21223

Neighborhood: Mount Clare

         

Source: borail.org