Pumpkin Patch Trolley

Pumpkin Patch Trolley

AT THE PENNSYLVANIA TROLLEY MUSEUM

The colors of the leaves are beginning to change, which means the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum’s annual Pumpkin Patch Trolley is about to be underway.

  • Enjoy the fall season while riding on decorated trolleys!
  • The trolleys will take families to the Trolley Display building where they can tour the large collection of trolleys.
  • Children can select a pumpkin from the pumpkin patch and then take it to the events room where they will be able to decorate it.
  • There will be children’s games and complimentary fall themed refreshments.
  • Add to the fall fun by dressing up in your favorite costume.

WHEN:
Friday- Sunday October 13-15, 20-22 and 27-29–10:00AM to 5:00PM
*The last trolley of the day will leave for the pumpkin patch at 4:00PM.*

PRICE:
$12 for adults
$10 for seniors (age 62+)
$8 for kids (ages1-15)
Children under 1 are free

*Each purchase of a child’s ticket includes a pumpkin; those who would like to purchase an additional pumpkin may do so for $2.50. This admission also includes tours of the museum and unlimited rides on the trolleys.*

During select dates of the Pumpkin Patch Trolley, the Washington County Fairgrounds will be hosting its Pennsylvania Arts & Crafts Christmas Festival. This festival will run Friday through Sunday, October 20-22 and Saturday through Sunday, October 28-29.  Pennsylvania Trolley Museum will be providing park and ride service for guests interested in parking in the museum’s parking lot and riding to the fairgrounds. This park and ride service will cost $3 person and children under 3 are free. This service does not represent or include the pumpkin patch activities going on during the Pumpkin Patch Trolley

Santa Trolley

Pennsylvania Trolley Museum’s stockings are hung by the trolleys with care and with the knowledge that Santa Claus will soon be there! The merriest man himself will be visiting the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum during their annual Santa Trolley.  Visit the Museum during November 24-26, December 2-3, 9-10 and 16-17 for this spectacular event that runs from 10AM-5PM with the last trolley departing at 4:00PM. Guests will have the opportunity to climb aboard a restored streetcar that will transport them around the museum’s 2 mile track.

~Santa will be happy to have visitors take his picture, so make sure you remember to bring your camera.

~Stop by the museum’s large Lionel toy train layout. This year’s layout will make you feel like a giant looking down on a beautiful Christmas village.

~In the museum’s Event Room, you will get to view the wonderful LEGO layout built by Steel City Lug, Pittsburgh Area’s Adult LEGO User Group.

~The holiday spirit will be all throughout the air and your bellies will be filled with complimentary hot chocolate and cookies.

~Make a holiday craft!

~Admission for the Santa Trolley is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors (62+) and $12 for children ages 1-15; children under 1 are free.

*This admission will include your trip on the Santa Trolley and the open exhibits. It also includes as many trips on the Yuletide shuttle. This event is very popular and we STRONGLY SUGGEST advance ticket purchases be made on-line due to the limited seating. The tickets can be purchased on the museum’s website at www.patrolley.org. A link to ShowClix will be provided once tickets are on sale!

 

****During the month of December, the museum will also be hosting their Trolleys and Toy Trains event. It will be held on Friday December 1, 8 & 15 from 10am – 4pm with the last trolley departing at 3:00 PM. Visitors of this event will be able to ride on our decorated trolleys and to view the Lionel toy train layout. Admission for Trolleys and Toy Trains is $10 for adults, $9 for seniors and $7 for children ages 3-15; children under 3 are free.**


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Merit Badge Workshop

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Trucks-Tractors & Trolleys

TRUCKS, TRACTORS, & TROLLEYS EVENT
Pennsylvania Trolley Museum
1 Museum Road, Washington, Pennsylvania 15301

The Pennsylvania Trolley Museum hosts its annual event Trucks, Tractors and Trolleys on Sunday, September 10, 2017. The event runs from 10AM-5PM with the last trolley leaving at 4:00PM. Visitors of this event will have the opportunity to view many different types of trucks from the classic pickups to modern construction trucks. There will be a collection of classic tractors, trolley rides, tours of the Trolley Display Building, and a WWII encampment on the museum’s campus.
Children’s activities will be held in the museum’s Electric Park, weather permitting. Operation Lifesaver and Pet Search will both have booths set up during the event. Admission to the event is $10 for adults, $9 for seniors (ages 62+) and $7 for children (ages 3-15).
Washington & Greene County Antique Tractor Association along with many other organizations will be bringing in a trucks and tractors.  Those interested in registering their truck or tractor may do so the day of the event! There is no fee to register your vehicle and the first 75 registrants will receive a metal commemorative dash plaque! Registration begins at 8:30 AM. Those interested in registering can email VSM@pa-trolley.org or call (724) 228-9256.

 

Behind the Scenes Tour

For the first time ever!

Pennsylvania Trolley Museum invites you to take a look behind the closed doors and buildings that are key to creating our unique museum experience!

On Saturday, September 9, 2017 guests are welcome to be a part of our Behind The Scenes Tour. Join key managers of the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum in a unique all day tour of the grounds. See areas that are not typically open to guests such as our Archives and Substation.

The tour will be held from 10:00AM-4:00PM and lunch will be provided to the guests in our temperature controlled Events Room. All guests will receive their own copy of the Museum Guidebook.

The tour is limited to 25 guests. If you are interested in booking your spot, please click on the ShowClix link found on the Museum’s home page.

Tickets Prices:

$50-Non-Members

$40- Members

(Members will be asked to present their membership card the day of the event.)

This tour is intended for individuals 14 years of age or older.

2018 Western Pennsylvania Trolley calendar

The 2018 Western Pennsylvania Trolley Calendar AVAILABLE NOW!!!

Contact Dianna – store@pa-trolley.org or call 724-228-9256
Price $12 + shipping, discount for PTM members.

Below are samples of this year’s images…
(actual pages are not watermarked)

Museum Closed today due to Power Outage and Local Flooding

Pennsylvania Trolley Museum is CLOSED TODAY due to a power outage and flooding on nearby highways.

Ride Trolley to the Washington County Fair!

Park’N’Ride to the Washington County Agricultural Fair

  • Saturday, August 11 through Saturday, August 18

Guests can be parked and shuttled from 10:00AM-5:00PM at these locations:

  • Eaton parking lot at 2800 North Main Street to the Fair
  • Main Museum Location: 1 Museum Road, across from the fairgrounds, visitors can purchase Park’N’Ride tickets or regular admission tickets to the museum.

Trolleys will depart from their stations every 15 minutes and tickets are good for multiple trips throughout the day of purchase. Those interested in riding the trolley to the Fair will pay $3 per person and children under the age of 4 will be free.

*This fee does not include admission to the fair or to the museum.

Admission to the museum is:

  • $10 for adults
  • $9 for seniors (62+)
  • $7 per child (3-15)
  • Park’N’Ride tickets may be upgraded to regular museum admission prices by paying the difference

o   Regular admission includes Museum exhibits, a film on the Trolley Era and guided tours of some of the Museum’s trolleys in the Trolley Display Building.  The museum will be open special event hours of 10:00AM-5:00PM each day with the last tour leaving at 3:00PM.

The Washington County Fair will have a ticket table set up at the Eaton Parking Lot location from 5:00-8:00 PM. Visitors there will be able to purchase their tickets to the Fair and their Park’N’Ride passes all in one convenient location.

 

Minimal Mondays 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

 

The museum is open 7 days a week during June, July and August.
New to 2017, the museum will NOT be open on Mondays for tours or trolley operations.

***Group tours may be booked on Mondays with advance notice.

Those wishing to see the Visitor Education Center exhibits and film are welcome to visit. A small donation for Mondays is welcome, but not required.

Note: Trolley Rides and Tours available Monday July 3 and August 14