The Pennsylvania Trolley Museum is open!
Updated: April 9, 2021
The Pennsylvania Trolley Museum will be open for the 2021 season:
|April-May||Friday-Sunday||10AM-4:30 PM (last ticket sold at 3PM)|
|June-August||Thursday-Sunday||10AM-4:30PM (last ticket sold at 3PM)|
|September-December 19||Friday-Sunday||10AM-4:30 PM (last ticket sold at 3PM)|
Seniors (ages 65+)…………………………..$11
Children (ages 1-15)…………………………$10
Children under 1……………………………..FREE
Advanced ticket purchases are available at this time to guarantee visitation for specific dates and times while the Museum is operating at 75% capacity. A service fee is applied at checkout for advanced ticket reservations. To avoid a service fee, you may purchase your tickets in person.
Tickets for the season through August are available here.
View the Visitor’s Guide for more information and trolley schedule.
What your visit will look like:
- The ticketing area will open at 10AM.
- Masks or face coverings are required – please bring one with you!
- Your visit will be approximately 1.5 hours long.
- If you purchased tickets in advanced online, please provide the first and last name used to purchase the tickets when you arrive. Tickets will be sold at the door as capacity allows. We regrettably may be sold out for certain times during busy days.
- Tickets are good for a trolley ride on our 4-mile (roundtrip) track, a trolley ride to our Trolley Display Building, a tour, and entrance into our exhibit space. Visit the toy train layout from April -May 16.
Please read about how the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum will promote a healthy and safe visit:
The museum will be adhering to all CDC and Department of Health state guidelines to ensure a safe and welcoming environment. Please know that we are doing everything possible to have a safe and enjoyable 2021!
On behalf of the Museum, I want to thank you for your ongoing interest and support particularly during these challenging times. We look forward to the 2021 season and offering services that will enhance your member and volunteer experience.
Scott R. Becker
Regulating the number of visitors for safe social distancing:
- Our museum will be operating at a reduced capacity per Pennsylvania requirements. Currently, we are limiting each trolley to 25 people.
Staff training and procedures:
- Masks will be required for all Pennsylvania Trolley Museum staff, volunteers, and contractors.
- All staff members and volunteers have learned the proper way to wear a mask, wash hands, maintain social distancing, and other safety protocols.
- Staff and contracted cleaners will be trained on updated cleaning procedures and new cleaning materials.
- We will thoroughly clean our facilities and institute enhanced cleaning protocols, in adherence to CDC guidelines.
- Free-standing hand sanitizing stations will be installed throughout our public spaces.
- Timed ticketing will allow us to limit the number of guests in and control visitor flow.
- A Plexiglass shield will be installed at our ticketing/store register.
- Visitors older than age 2 will be required to wear masks. Any visitor displaying signs of illness will be escorted out of the building; or, if they need assistance, will be taken to a private room designated at each facility until they can be assisted out of the building by family or ambulance.
- Social distancing of 6 feet will be implemented and monitored throughout our museum. Parties entering our museums together may remain together, and children must remain with an adult at all times.
- Our Museum Store will be open and adhering to social distancing guidelines.
Getting in Touch
Museum staff is currently available Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm. Please call 724-228-9256 for more information or to speak with a staff member.
See our Staff Directory for more contact information.
To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, please postpone your visit and stay home if:
– You have recently traveled from one of the areas with widespread cases of the virus
– You are feeling unwell, having breathing problems or have a fever (if you think that you have the virus, stay at home and call a medical professional)
– You suspect you may have been exposed to someone diagnosed with COVID-19
In the museum
If the above cases do not apply to you, to protect yourself and others while in the museum, it is important to:
– Stay at a respectful distance (at least 6 feet) from staff members, volunteers, and other visitors.
– Avoid close contact with other people (shaking hands, hugging, etc.).
– Regularly wash your hands with soap and water or, if unavailable, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
– Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when you cough or sneeze.
– Always wear a mask or face covering.
Updates on the situation
To keep your family, friends, and community safe, please visit the CDC’s website for more information about COVID-19: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
-Pennsylvania Trolley Museum staff