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Shore Line Trolley Museum

17 River St, East Haven, CT 06512-2519
+1 203-467-6927
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So much fun

Have visited twice with young children during thanksgiving weekend. So cute. The trolley ride is... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2017
Janine B
via mobile
Fun for the Whole Family

Even if you are a casual visitor this place is wonderful. The volunteer and paid staff are friendly... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2017
Magnolia Delaware
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17 River St, East Haven, CT 06512-2519
+1 203-467-6927
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Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Have visited twice with young children during thanksgiving weekend. So cute. The trolley ride is fun. Love reading the old advertisements on the wall. Is decorated for christmas, but try to get there while it is still light out. You ride longer on the trolley....More

Thank Janine B
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Even if you are a casual visitor this place is wonderful. The volunteer and paid staff are friendly and knowledgeable and relate interesting information without being in any way boring. The trolley cars themselves are wonderfully preserved and you can ride in them while learning...More

Thank Planemeister
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

I took the trolley as a kid and so I took my kids too. Same experience hasn't changed in 30 years except I got older lol Take a nice ride in fall or late spring because there's no heat or AC.

Thank paralegal4444
Reviewed 9 November 2017

A small museum with a lot of knowledgeable people. A small gift shop with some working parts and movie talking about the Trolley's. A small but interesting ride anytime of year with special Rides for Easter, Halloween and Christmas. A great tourist attraction and a...More

Thank Koreen G
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We had a great time on the trolley for the haunted isle! kids had as much fun as we did! We also saw on the websites they do birthday parties, how exciting would that be for your loved one? I have many memories from childhood,...More

Thank honeydoll272
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Drove by a sign on the highway and working in the industry I figured I had to stop by and check it out! It was great! Small museum while you wait for the trolley and many interesting vehicles in the stalls. Staff was very knowledgeable...More

Thank Hassehans
Reviewed 12 August 2017

With family, I visited the Shore Line Trolley Museum, two children, three adults. The site is well marked by highway directional signs. There is a ticket office and interesting display section is a brick building. The kids played on a Thomas The Tank Engine layout...More

Thank BertinGranite
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This was a two hour stop that was on our way home. We had heard it was worthwhile stopping to see. The two gentlemen who work the trolleys are very well versed in the history of the trolleys as well as the ones that are...More

Thank PerfectIslands
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Awesome place for kids ! They have many themes throughout the season . Also offer a trolley ride through the coastline. I am going to check that out soon ! My family goes while I stay home and cook . Hey , what a minute...More

Thank cinner1218
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Informative nostalgic ride into the past!!you get a short trolly ride to nowhere and the back to the trolley barn where you get a history and view of past trolleys. Then back to the original station where there is a display of trolleys. Good quick...More

Thank njtraveller13
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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.