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Address: Nelson, British Columbia V1L 5R4, Canada
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a must see while traveling in Nelson B.C.

a lovely ride on a heritage street car pick up at the prestige inn & travel past the lakeside right through into Lakeside park the whole ride will take you less than 1/2 hour

Reviewed September 28, 2016
Lynn M
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Reviewed September 28, 2016

a lovely ride on a heritage street car pick up at the prestige inn & travel past the lakeside right through into Lakeside park the whole ride will take you less than 1/2 hour

Thank Lynn M
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Reviewed September 6, 2016

what a lovely experience going back in time riding streetcar 23,built in 1906, originally used in Cleveland, Ohio. Run by committed, friendly volunteers. great family experience at a minimal cost. lasts 1/2 hour, on, off privileges and the museum, cost, family = $8.

Thank keith2882014
Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed August 27, 2016

What made all difference was the driver. He acted exactly like what drivers back in time would do. The streetcar has been restored and maintained beautifully, and the old driver who was operating the car and was providing some narration was lovely and heartwarming. It runs along Lakeside Park with beautiful views. You can get off at any stop that... More 

Thank Meron
Banff National Park, Canada
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Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Lovingly restored turn of the century electric trolley. Travels the lake shore of beautiful nelson from May to September.

Thank 10000elle
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Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Take a ride on a piece of local history. Will be enjoyed by young and old. Fabulous volunteer drivers. Walk to one end if Lakeside park and ride the historic streetcar back.

Thank OttawaShell
Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed July 10, 2016

We took the streetcar as part of a group tour. The streetcar has been lovingly restored and maintained by a dedicated group of volunteers, some of whom operated the car and provided narration. Our guide was a delightful 94-year-old man who gave us a lively description of the streetcar's history as we rumbled and squeaked our way along part of... More 

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Reviewed June 14, 2016

We were not planning on taking this little Street Car ride but Im so glad we did. The Conductors are very informative and the ride if very pleasant! The surrounding Park area is lovely.. you can get off at any stop and get back on whenever you like with no extra cost~ I would highly recommend this historic attractions~

Thank Heather7A7
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Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

The 100% run by volunteers streetcar service is heart warming! It's amazing how bunch of people care enough to put their hours in to support this piece of history of their town. Bobby at the museum was so nice to chat to and all the staff was engaged and fun. The cost is just 3$. Super fun fof kids and... More 

Thank ritakafija
Freshwater, Australia
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Reviewed September 13, 2014

Loved our ride on the tram. It was a well kept carriage with the driver and conductordressed in traditional uniform. The tram was clean and ran well. It went from the town to the bridge not far but very interesting. Worth getting off at the beautiful park , it is a glorious park. You can go for a walk and... More 

Thank Mary-Lou T
Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

Haven't seen much advertising for the tram which is surprising as it really is special. The ride takes you from the prestige waterside hotel past the back of the walmart etc where the tram has a brief stop then on to the lovely gardens and tea shop. Not a long stretch - I'm guessing about 15 minutes. Really quaint and... More 

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