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Trolley Museum Of New York

89 E Strand St, Rondout Landing, Kingston, NY 12401-6001
+1 845-331-3399
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Looks Interesting; Now if it were open!

Our cruise boat spent the better part of a day in Kingston, and I wanted to go to the Trolley... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
StuartGustafson
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Boise, Idaho
Nice Place to Visit

I was by the trolley museum in December. They have a good selection of cars in their yard. The... read more

Reviewed January 27, 2018
bravefilius
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fishkill, ny
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good23%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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89 E Strand St, Rondout Landing, Kingston, NY 12401-6001
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+1 845-331-3399
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our cruise boat spent the better part of a day in Kingston, and I wanted to go to the Trolley Museum. The unfortunate part is that it is open only on holidays and weekends. I understand that is when more people can visit, but for...More

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Reviewed January 27, 2018

I was by the trolley museum in December. They have a good selection of cars in their yard. The trolley ride is fun and it's a good place to visit. They really need to electrify the trolley though to receive top grades. However, I recommend...More

1  Thank bravefilius
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Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

Small museum that shows the history of trolley car use. You get to travel on a fully restored trolley thru the old section of Kingston waterfront.

1  Thank SteveLandco
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Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

Lots of interesting stuff for baby boomers. Museum includes a trolly ride with scenic views. Static display of a 911 PATH train. Have window into shop and an interesting gift shop. Old advertising signs in trolly. Museum is small with a friendly staff

1  Thank Safetyguy_328
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Reviewed September 18, 2017

The Trolley Museum certainly tries to be informative and interesting but ultimately fails, the enthusiasm of the volunteers is the shining star and the main reason I rated the museum average instead of poor. The museum offers a short ride on a Trolley (Diesel Powered)...More

1  Thank ElGreco75
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Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

Only opened on weekends like the rest of Kingston. Very disappointing. This town is not open for business most of the week which is when we traveled here. This museum was one of the main reasons we came. Such a disappointment!

1  Thank Chris N
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Reviewed March 16, 2017

This place may be small but the information in the museum was very interesting and the trolley ride fun. Everyone who volunteers here is very knowledgeable, including the very helpful young man we encountered who followed us around and told us a lot about, well...More

2  Thank Diane B
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Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

Very much enjoyed the museum and trolley ride. Although small, the museum housed lots of memorabilia, historical photos, and a small gift shop. The trolley ride was exciting - views of the river, lighthouse, and countryside along the way. It would have been excellent with...More

1  Thank Rita S
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Reviewed August 23, 2016

I live near here and love trains, so when i found out about this place i had high hopes. Since Kingston was the first capital of NY and a general Hub of trains, i figured this would have some nice stuff. However when i got...More

Thank Chris L
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Reviewed July 19, 2016

The visit takes a little effort to get to but well worth it. The collection also includes NYC subway cars. Brings back lots of memories. Staff helped make it a great visit.

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