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National Streetcar Museum

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Address: 25 Shattuck St., Lowell, MA
Phone Number: 978-275-1821
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Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Wonderful small street car Museum

Great inside tour of the streetcar along with many old pictures and items located downtown. Check on hours and days that it is open.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 16, 2015
Englewood FL
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The gentleman who was manning the museum that Saturday I was there was friendly, helpful, and a fountain of information. Go here.

Thank Distance09
Boston, Massachusetts
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214 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Came to Lowell on a day off to check out their Streetcar Museum. Even though the museum was closed, they were running their open air street cars, which was great. We had a nice ride up the tracks to the end of the line, but the experienced an issue, so they sent out their other open air car. The staff... More 

Thank Dave D
Englewood FL
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203 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Great inside tour of the streetcar along with many old pictures and items located downtown. Check on hours and days that it is open.

Thank Baker60
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22 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We took our three year old on a saturday afternoon around 2.30pm. The museum closes at 4pm. It is set in two stories in historic Lowell district by the pawtucket canal and right by the trolley stop. Behind there is parking on the cobbled streets - very nice. The entrance fee for adults is 3$ and for children above 3... More 

Thank Yasaswini S
Lincoln City, Oregon
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18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

My boys thoughttbis was the coolest thing since sliced bread.. and my husband Loved it also...lots of info and used as a lesson for homeschool that day.. great fun

Thank momofbabykings
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

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.

1 Thank John G
Dracut, Massachusetts
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155 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 193 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.

1 Thank Miike L
Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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137 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 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.

Thank Frank B
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76 reviews
61 attraction reviews
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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 

Thank Sanky22
Natick, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

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!

2 Thank MaryAnn C

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