The Pennsylvania Trolley Museum is temporarily closed due to COVID-19
The Pennsylvania Trolley Museum has cancelled all events and bookings through the end of May 2020. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Please visit our COVID-19 Updates page for the latest museum information.
Museum staff is available by email only during office hours
See our directory for contact information.
When our office reopens, please call 724-228-9256 for more information on renting our facility for special occasions or to schedule a tour. While staff is working at home, please reach out via email for the quickest response.
Please stay safe and we hope to see you all soon!
BSA Electricity, 9 AM – 12 PM, or 1 PM – 4 PM
BSA Railroading, 9 AM – 12 PM, or 1 PM – 4 PM
Curriculum follows the Boy Scouts of America badge requirements, but all youth ages 11-18 may attend any badge. Pre-requisites are listed on the ShowClix registration page and at http://patrolley.org/2354-2/.
Participants may register for one or both badges. Each merit badge program session is approximately 3 hours. If you are registering for both badges, please select AM Railroading/PM Electricity or AM Electricity/PM Railroading. Both the AM session and PM session cover the same material.
Registration opens Wednesday, September 18 at 12 PM.
**Online pre-registration is required for all merit badge programs. Registration will close on Monday, October 28 at 5:00 PM. We are unable to accept registrations over the phone or after the deadline. Scout leaders and guardians of registered Scouts may purchase tickets day-of.
Each badge = $15 All Adults = $9
Pennsylvania Trolley Museum
1 Museum Road
Washington, PA 15301
SORRY, THIS EVENT IS OFFICIALLY SOLD OUT!
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 29, 30 and December 1, 7-8, and 14-15 for this spectacular event that runs from 9AM-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.
~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 $10 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 a trip 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. A link to ShowClix will be provided once tickets are on sale!
**Please arrive approximately 10-15 minutes prior to your boarding time. You must collect your boarding pass at the ticket table. Trolleys leave exactly when your allotted ticket time is!
***Due to limited capacity on each trolley, we will be unable to accommodate late arrivals.
***Those purchasing tickets for the last hour of the day may want to arrive earlier in order to see our train layout before boarding their trolley. Museum store and train display close at 5:00pm.
***During the month of December, the museum will also be hosting their Trolleys and Toy Trains event. It will be held on Friday December 6 & 13 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.***