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The Electric City Trolley Station and Museum

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Best Trolley Station/Musuem We've Visited

I was impressed with this museum. There is plenty to see and look at. There were no excursions on... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2017
Ryan B
Ne Ohio
Best Ride

This is my absolute favorite historic feature of Scranton Pa. The host is very informative and... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2017
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Reviewed October 12, 2017

I was impressed with this museum. There is plenty to see and look at. There were no excursions on the day we visited. One trolley car had cut a ways so could see the motor and axles. There was a display on how the motors...More

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Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

This is my absolute favorite historic feature of Scranton Pa. The host is very informative and knowledgeable of the area and the past. The tunnel is the best part. It is a fantastic ride to and fro. Go on it many times a year. A...More

Reviewed September 30, 2017

The trolly ride gave us a informative history of Scranton. We more than enjoyed the train display from the John Oliver show LOL!

Thank ML M
Reviewed September 27, 2017

Stopped by to see the replica of Scranton donated by the John Oliver Show! That exhibit and the beautifully refinished trolley cars were very interesting and fun to see. The many kids at the museum seemed to thoroughly enjoy being there and climbing on the...More

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Reviewed September 26, 2017

I guess I was hopping for more, there is not much on display expect for some very nice models of trolleys, the second bay was closed to the public

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Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

Visited my son for family weekend at the university of Scranton. Wanted to explore the city. The trolley museum was wonderful. It had just been gifted a miniature replica of the city by the John Oliver show. You can board several of the trolleys and...More

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Reviewed September 21, 2017

This museum is literally "across the street" from Steamtown. The exhibits are very nice and the building was very clean. There is also a short video of trollies of the area. The trolleys have been restored to "as delivered" condition. There is plenty of parking...More

Thank MJGoldfarb
Reviewed September 20, 2017

Unfortunately we visited on a no trolley operations day, but still enjoyed ourselves. Well displayed electric trolley cars and ancillary items.

Thank Robert M
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

It has alot of information for that kid who loves trains and trolleys. It is not an all day visit, so I would make a day of it and head over the parking lot to the Train Museum too. And u will still have time...More

Thank Sherry P
Reviewed September 6, 2017

If you visit Steamtown, make sure to cross the parking lot to the trolley museum, and learn about why Scranton is called the electric city. Great place to check out and very cool. This is run by the state, where as Steamtown is federal, so...More

Thank Justin C
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Noelle G
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Response from Rebecca M | Reviewed this property |
Since I don't live there, I didn't pay attention, but it was Sunday day games. Not sure if all, you'd probably have to look it up or call