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National Streetcar Museum

Address: 25 Shattuck St., Lowell, MA
Phone Number: 978-275-1821
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Ranked #25 of 37 things to do in Lowell
Type: Specialty museums, Museums
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Type: Specialty museums, Museums

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Very small, good for children under 10, lots of information for adults about transportation in Lowell MA but be ready to read. Small fee, some might feel it is not worth it though.

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Dracut, Massachusetts
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131 reviews 131 reviews
61 attraction reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

I've been there, was not too impressed. The exhibits seem mostly targeted for young children. They are associated with the Streetcar Museum in Maine, you may find that worth the trip or at least a look at my review.

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Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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69 reviews 69 reviews
5 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

I love rail travel and was hoping for something a little more here. The place was OK, but a tad of a disappointment to Baltimore's Streetcar Museum.

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76 reviews 76 reviews
61 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012 via mobile

This is a small little museum that has a lot of good information. It is fun for both kids and adults. The second floor is for kids and it has many different things, including a wooden railway to build. The downstairs portion is very informative. It is a lot of reading, though. They even have a small excursion on an... More 

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Natick, Massachusetts
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012 via mobile

This museum is small, but a great stop for families. They have an entire floor of interactives for kids (especially those interested in trains or trolleys). The staff is very knowledgeable and friendly. No big gift shop either!

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