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Philadelphia Trolley Works

1350 Schuylkill Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19146
+1 215 925 TOUR
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Ranked #17 of 79 Activities in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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English first
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This summer my husband and I took the PHILLY TROLLEY BUS TOUR, of this historic city, where we both grew up.Wow, what a great time! A very exciting experience atop a beautiful , well kept double decker bus. An experienced driver and knowledgeable guide, made for a super afternoon. Gotta go back w/some grandkids. Janice

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Hamilton, Bermuda
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111 reviews 111 reviews
71 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The dedication of the tour guides were commendable. It rained heavily in one of the days we visited and the guide braved the rain to give us a commentary on the tour. Kudos to her dedication!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This is a nice family friendly tour. Its approximately 90 minutes and enjoyable. The tour guide is informative and friendly.

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San Francisco, California
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112 reviews 112 reviews
32 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We enjoyed this tour a lot. Our guide was Steve, who was funny and basically informative. We would've appreciated more historical information in his commentary, however. Beware of low hanging branches on the upper deck! I recommend buying the one-day pass only. We bought the two-day pass, thinking that it would be a great way to get around to the... More

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4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Country come to town...our first trip to a "big" city...big bus company was a SPECTACULAR experience...The staff was extremely friendly and really made us feel comfortable and welcome in "their city". Especially Leigh. So enthusiastic and knowledgeable! A real pleasure...As well as we're our other guides. Also..I must mention the gentleman that does "sales" across the street from the Reading... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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65 reviews 65 reviews
19 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I am a life long south philly resident, i went on a couple tours in previous years with friends visiting which were fairly good with the Trolley Tour..this time went on the Big Bus tour and it was disappointing. Our guide had no sense of humor or any attempt to making it fun, she really gave more boring pointers..shame because... More

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Meriden
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Robert, maggie, issac, tessa, dennis Eddie and manuel were awesome All were knowledgable about the sights and city Tours are reliable and convienient esp for getting around and seeing the attractions upper deck seating is awesome esp in zoo and park areas. Guides have information on tours and food.

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Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is such a great tour... the upper deck is the way to go you can everything from there...there are so many great stops along the route..Reading Terminal Market.... the Penitentiary....the liberty bell...and on and on... the tour guides really know the history of Phildelphia..

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Coram, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

I have been on many double decker bus tours and the thing that set this tour apart from the rest was the level of service. Everyone was so accommodating. We arrived shortly after the bus left and Greg the manager called for the bus to stop a block away and escorted us to the corner. At every stop the driver... More

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Lake Worth, Fl
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68 reviews 68 reviews
13 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

The hop on hop off tour was pretty good. It stopped at most of the tourist attractions (21 in all) in Philadelphia. The most important thing to remember if you are sitting on the top is that there are low hanging branches on the trees and if you are not careful you could get hit in the face as the... More

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