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I've lived in Western Mass for over 20 years, but I had never been to the Trolley Museum. Trolley rides are fairly inexpensive and a mere $4 ticket will give you an all day pass. You can even challenge yourself to try the hand pump...More
Visited Shelburne Falls for the normal sights and discovered this lovely little museum.
Not much to see, but you can have fun riding on the trolley back and forth over the line and in particular have a go on the pump car, the kind of...More
We stopped by the Trolley Museum after a visit to the Bridge of Flowers, and to my delight my grandchildren (ages 5, 8 and 10) loved it. The small exhibit area is geared to kids, with a Brio train setup and model trolley cars activated...More
Sam B, General Manager at Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum, responded to this review
Thanks, glad you enjoyed so much of it. We just installed the telegraph setup last week.
My grandson loves trains and whales. After a visit to the Bridge of Flowers, which was not so interesting to my young grandsons, this was more to their liking. My eldest grandson especially liked being able to help man the pull car.
All volunteer, loved that there are high school kids volunteering along with older folks. Really enjoyed learning about trolleys in this area. Always thought the trolleys were about big cities,but no. Will surely bring the grandchildren when we have some..
Little trolley museum run by local volunteers, using part of the old trolley (tram) line that used to ferry people and goods across the Deerfield river into Shelborne Falls.
Only one working trolley operating so far, but they are working hard to renovate others. You...More
We were there based on GPS and did not know they were closed during the week in September. Only found 3 trolleys on the property, one may be working the other two no way. Center was closed but we did take pictures outside.
I'm not a train fan, if I was, this review would likely be 5 stars. What a cute little museum this is! For $4 a person, educated volunteers take you on a short ride in a renovated original trolley (with an interesting history) and let...More