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Baltimore Streetcar Museum

1901 Falls Road, Baltimore, MD 21211
410-547-0264
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Ranked #38 of 153 attractions in Baltimore
Type: Specialty Museums
Activities: Arts and crafts
Description: A streetcar museum.
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Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
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256 reviews 256 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

The Baltimore Streetcar Museum presents visitors with a glimpse into what transportation was like in Baltimore during the hey-day of the streetcar, back in the early 1900s, with the last one taken off the lines in the mid-1960s. These vehicles were the main way to get around the city and the suburbs of Baltimore back then. The museum itself is... More

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Baltimore, MD
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

A great afternoon trip into the early 20th century for transportation and Baltimore history buffs alike. This is the only museum collection in the country for streetcars from the local area. All the cars were used in Baltimore at one time, and have been restored by volunteers to their original appearance. The collection ranges from early horse-drawn cars all the... More

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Baltimore
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

This place is run by volunteers who love what they do...restore and run vintage streetcars. It is well worth the visit, especially if you are old enough to have ridden one in your younger years and want to share the experience with the younger generation, There is a nice collection of photographs of days gone by . The staff of... More

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Penna
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013 via mobile

This museum is run purely by volunteers and donations. They have done an excellent job restoring the street cars ( which visitors get to ride) and the portrayal of the ride as the period the car was from was so fun. We also enjoyed the pictures and exhibits between rides. This was our favorite activity in Baltimore this trip; it... More

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Ithaca, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

We visited there in April, 2013 and had a wonderful experience. The staff is very knowledgeable and friendly, and answered all my questions. We rode 4 different cars, one of them fresh out of the restoration shop. In the museum gallery, i was surprised at the large number of period photographs, each with a very detailed description. We spent 2... More

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

My Husband is a die hard Street Car guy, we have visited this museum on several occasions and highly recommend. Each time the volunteers and car collection never disappoint. We always have loads of fun riding and photographing their street car collection. The ride is fairly short but the diverse street car collection makes up for that. The volunteers are... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013 via mobile

The Baltimore Streetcar Museum is a great way to kill some time with your kid(s). The inside if the museum is so-so, but the highlight is the rides on authentic Baltimore streetcars dating back to the early1900s. For 7 dollars per child (12 adult) you can ride as many streetcars as you desire. The ride isn't long, but the volunteers... More

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Manchester,MD
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

A place where you can step back in time and enjoy a ride complete with all of the noise and clanging of the old trollies and streetcars.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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65 reviews 65 reviews
27 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

If you have some free time, this is worth an hour. Interesting little history. On special events, they have old trolleys running to catch a ride.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

Not only is the Falls Road corrider near Union Station a great point of departure for a walk, it's also right in the streetcar museum's backyard. These eccentric enthusiasts will take you for a ride on several cars and it's like traveling back in time!

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