Thank you all for a wonderful 2019 season!

We look forward to seeing you in the new year!

Closed for the Season!

The Pennsylvania Trolley Museum is closed for the winter season, but we will be back on April 3 for our Bunny Trolley event!

During the months of January-March, the museum staff will be available during office hours

Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm.

**The office will be closed December 23, 2019-January 2, 2020**

Please call 724-228-9256 for more information on renting our facility for special occasions or to schedule a tour.
See our directory for contact information..

Thank You for a great 2019 Season

See you in the new year!


Pumpkin Patch Trolley

It’s that time of year when the leaves begin to change and the trolleys start to look fall festive! Guests who visit the Pumpkin Patch Trolley will have the opportunity to enjoy some of everyone’s favorite fall activities:
  • Each child (ages 1-15 with ticket) can pick a pumpkin from the patch.
  • Decorate your pumpkin!
  • Visit in your favorite costume.
  • Join in the fun while playing fall themed games!
  • Self-guided tours of the Trolley Display Building.
  • Enjoy complimentary snacks in the Events Room.
  • Take as many rides as you’d like on our historic trolleys!
  • Take pictures at several of our photo opportunities.


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

Tickets can be purchased in advance online at Online advanced ticket reservations available now and recommended!

 *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

*Last trolley departs at 4:00PM and Museum Store closes at 5:00PM


Merit Badge Day



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


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.

Visit to register.

**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


Contact Information:

Sarah Lerch

Museum Educator


Pennsylvania Trolley Museum

1 Museum Road

Washington, PA  15301

Santa Trolley at the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum


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.***