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Baltimore Streetcar Museum

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Address: 1901 Falls Road, Baltimore, MD 21211
Phone Number: 410-547-0264
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Activities: Arts and crafts
Description: A streetcar museum.

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A step back in time

The museum was part of a group mystery trip to Baltimore and a favorite of the group. The museum is tucked away on a back road and out of the way but if you have the time, check... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 6, 2015
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Spinnerstown, Pennsylvania
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Spinnerstown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

The museum was part of a group mystery trip to Baltimore and a favorite of the group. The museum is tucked away on a back road and out of the way but if you have the time, check it out. The museum itself is not much but the rides on the old streetcars are worth the trip. It's a short... More 

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Hunt Valley, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This was not my first time visiting the Baltimore Street Car Museum, but it was one of the best. In a lost corner of Baltimore's industrial past sits the museum and its collection of Streetcars and memorabilia. I would admit I love to travel on steel wheels on steel rails but even those who don't will enjoy the visit. Riding... More 

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Rartian, NJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

There isn't much to the "museum", the only attraction here is to ride on vintage streetcars. They have some very old cars - from 100 years ago - and others from mid-twentieth century. The staff of volunteers are very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. The admission is fairly low, so if you are a transportation buff or looking for a fun activity... More 

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Towson, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Almost by accident I went there and I was surprised not only the collection but also the passion of the volunteers who keep this reality in life even though they are - of course - not in service. It makes us take a step back 70 years (and if you want even more) in which the people were happy that... More 

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Baltimore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This modest but lovely museum is open on Sundays year round and seasonally on Saturdays. It is a fun little place especially because you can take a ride on the trolleys outside. The volunteers that staff the place are clearly passionate about what they do and could answer all my questions and give a very interesting and informative tour. There... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The museum is not the easiest place to find, but it is worth the effort. We arrived on a Saturday morning in November to discover that the museum is not open on Saturday mornings in November (should have checked...) but then a 1900s streetcar trundled into view. Upon discovering that we had come all the way from England and that... More 

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Columbia, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I visited the Baltimore Streetcar Museum on a Sunday afternoon with my toddler. It is operated by all volunteers, so the hours are limited. I believe they are open every Sunday and on Saturdays during the warmer months. There is a small indoor exhibition area and gift shop, but the the real appeal is in several antique original streetcars. The... More 

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Hampstead
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

An all volunteer run museum. They were wonderful. On the day we went, 4 historic trolleys were running. The volunteers had done most of the restoration work. Get the membership! $50/year for a family of 4 for unlimited visits. A great way to support this well run museum.

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London, England
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Having arrived just after a trolley ride had left, I was left hanging about for ages waiting for the next one and no one seemed particularly interested in making any effort to get another one going. The museum has very little of interest and the ride is alongside a road into an industrial area. Very disappointing.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

One of our favorite family activities in all of Baltimore is a weekend visit to the Streetcar Museum. Unlike most transportation museums that allow you to look at a few stationary machines and a lot of photos, the Baltimore Streetcar Museum affords you the opportunity to actually ride these wonderfully restored treasures of charm city. The museum is only opening... More 

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