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Pennsylvania Trolley Museum

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Address: 1 Museum Road, Washington, PA 15301
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+1 724-228-9256
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Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 am
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Take a three-mile trolley ride through Washington, Pennsylvania and learn...

Take a three-mile trolley ride through Washington, Pennsylvania and learn all about the history of street car transportation.

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LITTLE KIDS THINK TROLLEYS ARE TRAINS

We took our grandson there last weekend for the Santa Trolley event. We bought out tickets online in advance and glad we did because it was sold out. My interest was the age of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 19, 2016
Thomas J R
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Houston, Pa., United States
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Houston, Pa., United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

We took our grandson there last weekend for the Santa Trolley event. We bought out tickets online in advance and glad we did because it was sold out. My interest was the age of the trolley because I grew up riding those rails in around Pittsburgh for years. I was especially impressed with the collection they have there, must be... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

There are some neat stories and trolleys with good pictures but the people who run it make it worse than those old programs on tv. Very underwhelmed and will be looking elsewhere from now on for kids trips

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Thank Crosshairs86
Bel Aire, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

We took our two-year old son on a road trip to the Pittsburgh area to visit the many Daniel Tiger/Mister Rogers-related attractions. We had first noticed the Trolley Museum on a segment of Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood and are so glad that we were able to stop by. Our son loved the trolley ride (except the loud horn), train play table... More 

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Gibsonia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

What a great place to visit and come with the family! Transportation the way it used to be in days gone by. They even have an old PCC car like I remember seeing and riding as a boy. They also have the only remaining Butler Harmony Short Line Trolley left in the world. This type ran on a section of... More 

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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

Was in Washington for the day, had nothing planned, so we randomly stopped here. What a nice place! We went on a trolley ride. Saw many restored trolleys, as well as many in the process of being restored. The day that we were there, there were 3 older gentleman working at the museum that shared much information about the trolleys...one... More 

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Thank Marcie R
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

Good place that brings back memories of yesteryear. A little pricey for a family to go but well worth it. Ride the trolley is a must because the museum is at the end of the trolley line. Trolley rides are included in admission price nice gift shop, plenty of parking.

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Grindstone, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

The museum is really nice. First you walk in and have a small gift shop on your left and on your right there is a area with old pictures along the wall with the history of the trolley. There is a neat little mirror too where your children can put on an conductor hat to see what they would look... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

My son and I walked over three miles to get here. My husband brought us into town for business, and we wanted out of the hotel. We get there at about 3:20. They close at 4. They act as if, they may not let us ride the train. Which they need to specify when they give the last ride. I'm... More 

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Beaver, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

I took my two grandchildren to the trolley museum today and we all loved it. We got to see streetcars from the late 1800s to the 1950s and learned about their history. The two docents were very informative about the industry and went out of their way to show us additional cars. The best part of the visit was the... More 

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Canonsburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

This is a fun & educational place for young & old! We have taken our children & grandchildren there! Many great trolleys to see & ride on. The ride is a round trip through the countryside. There is a building full of trolleys that teaches you of the past. The staff (volunteers) are very friendly & willing to answer questions.... More 

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