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Pennsylvania Trolley Museum

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Address: 1 Museum Road, Washington, PA 15301
Phone Number: 724-228-9256
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Take a three-mile trolley ride through Washington, Pennsylvania and learn...
Take a three-mile trolley ride through Washington, Pennsylvania and learn all about the history of street car transportation.
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nostaliga

Takes you back to the days of the streetcars. Those of you who never had the experience to ride in a street car, now you can experience. It is not a very long ride but my... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 26, 2015
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Allison Park, Pennsylvania
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Allison Park, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Takes you back to the days of the streetcars. Those of you who never had the experience to ride in a street car, now you can experience. It is not a very long ride but my grandkids thought it was a fun outing

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Charming You feel as if you are part of history and can connect with your ancestors...just wonderful.

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Washington, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

super short train ride and to much history talking.. kids can't stand that long and listen to that.. they wanna see the trolleys and ride them...

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 via mobile

We visited with our son & 2 young grandkids. There was mostly families with young kids. They trolley ride is fun. But when you get off to look at the trolleys, we wish that they gave you a few minutes to look around yourself. Not just having the conductor tell you about a few of the trolleys. There was so... More 

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Washington, Pennsylvania
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45 reviews 45 reviews
5 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The Pennsylvania Trolley Museum is a fascinating place to spend a few hours. The ride on the trolley is fun for the whole family, there is a lot of historical information in the education building, and the collection of different trolley cars is first rate. The people who talk to you are very knowledgeable and they are the ones who... More 

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Kelsall, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Brilliant! Informative and the trip on the trolley car took us back to our childhood. Fascinating to see the impact and change it made on society and the way we lived. The people at the museum have a real passion for their subject without making it boring or too intense. So glad we found it.

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Norfolk, VA
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107 reviews 107 reviews
30 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This was a very interesting place they had so many trolleys and different kind of rail cars and the guide was very interesting knew everything toke time and avswered everyones questions.

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Meadville, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This place is a lot of fun - they run trolleys all day, with departures every 20 minutes. Your ticket is good all day, so you can ride as many times as you want. The museum with their collection of old trolley cars is very interesting.

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Greensburg, Pennsylvania
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51 reviews 51 reviews
10 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Great place to spend 3+ hours without breaking the bank ! Huge, much larger than I ever expected Trolley Museum that you ride a ......trolley....to get to. Very nice guides available to explain the various trolleys. Children (and adults) are able to climb on many of the museum trolleys. After that, it's a trolley ride thru the countryside for a... More 

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Rawlings, Maryland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We were looking for something to do on our way to Pittsburgh & found this museum. Got to ride an actual trolley from days gone by & hear a lot of interesting stories for a very knowledgeable volunteer. They have an outstanding collection of trolleys from different time periods & the stories behind them were fun as well as educational.... More 

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