Local history full steam ahead at the Gaithersburg Community Museum! Located in the B&O Rail complex in Olde Towne, the Museum’s indoor/outdoor interpretive spaces provide hands-on learning centers for children that spark the imagination and exhibits that explore Gaithersburg’s rich history. Ever-changing weekly activities and monthly programs make the Museum an interactive space for all ages.
The Gaithersburg Community Museum (GCM) fosters a connection to place by sharing the cultural history of Gaithersburg. Through the material culture of Gaithersburg, including objects & images, visitors are able to discover Gaithersburg’s past & present and imagine its future.
GCM includes the 1884 Freight House, History Park, the Rolling Stock – the 1918 steam engine, the 1982 caboose, and the 1953 RDC – plus the 1884 Train Station, with a waiting room, restrooms, and deli, Java Junction.