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Shore Line Trolley Museum

17 River St, East Haven, CT 06512-2519
+1 203-467-6927
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Good two hour activity

Nice, short, real trolley ride and a couple of car barns with static displays of a variety of old... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
ray h
Toledo, Ohio
haunted trolley and the santa express two events at the trolley museum not too miss

spent a night ride in oct on the trolley with lots of monsters and then we did it in dec with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
bobby q
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17 River St, East Haven, CT 06512-2519
+1 203-467-6927
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice, short, real trolley ride and a couple of car barns with static displays of a variety of old trolleys/interurbans and a surviving car from one of the two, seven car subway trains that were under the WTC towers when they collapsed plus a small...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

spent a night ride in oct on the trolley with lots of monsters and then we did it in dec with santa and elves take the kids too both in does not cost much but you will have a great time

Thank bobby q
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Took our children, 2.5 and 6 months, on the trolley and then saw santa and visited all the different trolley cars. very cute, low key and not crowded at all. very easy and accessible parking and at a fraction of the cost of the polar...More

Thank angeitalia
Reviewed 3 May 2017

A small little but very well done museum, appropriate for the kids and adults (plan on a half hour) ride the trolley and walk the beautiful property! All great staff!

Thank YESfan11
Reviewed 7 February 2017

With the Path Train from 911 here at the Museum, it makes this exhibit special. The personnel is knowledgeable and friendly, a good place to bring the children and grandchildren, a part of history

Thank jstrykeone
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Your children will love the opportunity to take a ride on a real trolley, to ring the bell and to be treated royally by one of the volunteer conductors. You will enjoy the historical references and the amount of information your young ones retain.

Thank Roger L
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Tried it on a whim - had a Groupon - LOVED it! Can't wait to go back when it's warmer and light out to see more. Quite a collection - the men working were willing to talk and share the history of the museum and...More

Thank Mrbrowncanmoo
Reviewed 4 November 2016

This was such a fun afternoon! The museum itself is very educational and the trolley ride is delightful! The volunteer conductor is SO knowledgeable and really wants to share his knowledge. It really a super family activity.

Thank E C
Reviewed 31 October 2016

What a beautiful day for a short trolley ride. I enjoy trains and trolley rides and learning their histories. The museum building itself is not large but a lot of information and displays are packed into the small space. There are a few interactive displays...More

Thank Balkin25
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Definitely make time to visit here. There's a small museum and a trolley every 20 minutes, and the trolleys are the originals from the 19th and early 20 centuries. You can also see a subway car that was under the World Trade Center and was...More

Thank dustythoughts
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Eduardo O
24 October 2015|
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Response from Jack2960 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. There's some fun stuff in the museum but I think the outdoor part: trolley ride and visit to the train yard would be the highlight for him/her.