History That Connects Us

A day at the Pennsylvania Trolley Museums is a full sensory experience, from the ring of the bell to the hum and shake of the trolley as it rides down the tracks. Our Museum brings a unique experience to visitors of all generations, connecting us all to the past. From the moment they arrive, our visitors enter a world of timeless memories, historic innovations, and interactive discoveries.

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Winter Season

During our first ever Winter Season, please keep an eye on our Facebook and Website as we will announce any weather related closures or trolley ride issues there!

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It's a New Trolley Era

Now Open!

Starting Friday, November 10th, we will be operating from our new Welcome and Education Center at 1 Electric Way, Washington, PA 15301. Visit us at our new address!

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Give the gift of summer camp!

Summer Camp 2024

Our STEAM Camps for ages 6 - 12 are designed to ignite the curiosity and creativity of young minds, blending history with hands-on STEAM activities. Give the gift of summer camp this holiday season!

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Bunny Trolley

Hop on over to the Museum as we bring back one of our favorite events, “Bunny Trolley.” Ride a beautifully restored antique trolley to see the Bunny on March 22, 23, 24, 29, & 30. Ongoing activities include a Scavenger Hunt, Four-Leaf 4-H Club’s live rabbits, and a photo opportunity with the Bunny. This event is sponsored by Sarris Candies.

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Spring Scout Workshops

Check out our Girl Scout and Scouts BSA merit badge workshops! These workshops fulfill Scouting requirements, but are also open to non-Scouts of the appropriate age.

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Program

Trolleyology Zoom Series

Check out all of the recordings from our previous Trolleyology programs and sign up to join us for the next one. We host these virtual presentations regularly on a variety of transit topics.

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Have you taken a trolley ride yet this year? If not, stop by this weekend and climb aboard!

The Pennsylvania Trolley Museum is currently open to visitors on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. During your visit you’ll be able to explore our new exhibit space and our Trolley Display Building, as well as take a ride aboard one of our beautifully restored streetcars.

Plan your visit by visiting our website (link’s in our bio!) or contacting us with your questions. #VisitWashingtonPA #trolley #streetcar #museum #history #transit
It's not too late to sign up for New Operator Training! 

Join us on Saturday, February 24 and Sunday, February 25 and start your journey to becoming a volunteer trolley operator. During this two day class, you'll learn to operate our historic streetcars with the help of our instructors. 

Ages 14+ welcome! Register today on our website (link in bio).

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Education

The Pennsylvania Trolley Museum provides unique, exciting, and fun educational opportunities for students, educators, and life-long learners! Our museum is dedicated to sharing stories, insight, and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) themed opportunities and experiences that will bring the trolley era to life. Check out our Education page to learn about field trip opportunities, Scout workshops, summer camps, and more!

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History

Take a ride into the past at the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum where the trolley era is alive and well. The Museum uses daily tours, interactive exhibits, multidimensional programming, and special events throughout the year to transport visitors back in time. Our history and STEAM exhibits tell the stories of the people, places, and things that made the trolley era such an exciting and unique time to be alive!

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Collection

The Pennsylvania Trolley Museum is focused on preserving and restoring our collection of antique streetcars. The Museum was founded in 1953 and has continued to conserve, preserve, and restore cars through a mostly volunteer effort. Today, we house a collection of 50 streetcars, many of which are operational and used for daily rides. Visit our Collection page to learn more about all of our different trolleys!

A Collection of Nearly 50 Cars and Counting

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