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Philadelphia Trolley Works

Address: 1350 Schuylkill Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19146
Phone Number: +1 215 925 TOUR
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Ranked #31 of 169 Activities in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Bus tours, Sightseeing Tours
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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Type: Bus tours, Sightseeing Tours
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children

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Galloway, New Jersey
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

I booked this online and purchased two tickets, on the day we choose we took our printed vouchers to the stop by reading terminal market, and exchanged the vouchers there for tickets. The process was pretty painless. Before actually disembarking at any particular attraction, we rode the entire route around the city, and listened to the guide give some interesting... More 

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Tysons Corner, Virginia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Granted we went in the off season (read: COLD) so the bus timings between stops is a whole 45minutes which meant you couldn't just get off and get back on quickly to hit several small stops. But, overall we were happy with the tour information, various tour guides had unique presentations, etc. And, best of all since we arrived later... More 

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ewing
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This tour came with our Philly city pass. I hate this city and constantly fight with the rude drivers. This took away that aggravation and we easily navigated the stops to get around our points of interest. It also allowed me to understand the layout of the city much better while learning so much about it's history and culture.We were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 via mobile

Headed to Philly with my family for the day and this tour was the best way to see the whole city, learn stuff about it and have a great time. The tour guides and driver were very nice and informative. We learned all about the city while getting off and seeing different locations then after we were done another bus... More 

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Hockessin, Delaware
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

My wife is from Philadelphia and I am from the Burbs. So, when our out of town guest wanted to take a double decker bus ride around town, we were not thrilled. We did take the ride and what a fun and informative time it turned out to be. The tour guide was funny and informative and the tour was... More 

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Traverse City, Michigan, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I've traveled extensively and have been on several "city tours" but none as good as this one. Even before getting on the bus for the tour the staff was incredibly friendly and helpful. Riding atop a double decker bus brought be back to my trips to London. Seeing the city from the open air top makes for amazing, unobstructed views.... More 

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Chicopee, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

WE just returned from a visit and this bus and the people who work there were awesome! Both the drivers and the guides were Great!! The only reason I gave it 4 stars because when going to the zoo they make you transfer onto a trolley that drops you off across from the zoo on one of the biggest intersections... More 

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Commerce Township, Michigan
Top Contributor
117 reviews 117 reviews
40 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Clark was our tour guide and was just what you hope for; informative, factual, humorous. I might add that walking gets you places that buses and cars will not. So the combination of the skill and expertise of Clark and the ability to see things you will not see by motorized conveyance makes it a slam dunk. It is the... More 

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Seattle, Washington
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I WOULD NOT RECCOMMEND THIS TOUR UNLESS SOMEONE OTHER THAN GINGER IS CONDUCTING THE TOUR. She was very lazy and uninformative. We took the tour on Thursday, September 18'th. For the entire trip, all she did was sit on the seat and read her book. She did not give any narrative about any of the sites we passed. I was... More 

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Maryland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We took this tour spur of the moment after spending the day and having some left over time. The city is so different looking at night. We had a blast,Dan the guide was groovy but a lot of fun.

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