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Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum

14 Depot St, Shelburne Falls, MA 01370-1517
+1 413-625-9443
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Remember the old days!

Small venue with great historical information. It's a great place to bring kids to experience the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marlene C
Trolley on the MohawkTrail

The Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum is a really niche attraction. Along the Mohawk Trail, Route 2... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BertinGranite
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The Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum has restored, and operates for the public a trolley car built in 1896 (one of the oldest operating trolleys in the country) for the Shelburne Falls and Colrain Street Railway. Your all-Day-Pass includes a trip back in time on the trolley (bring your imagination), a self-powered ride on our antique pump car and a chance to explore our Visitors Center, with pictures, toy trains and more.
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14 Depot St, Shelburne Falls, MA 01370-1517
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+1 413-625-9443

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Small venue with great historical information. It's a great place to bring kids to experience the past. Short ride on an original trolley that gives you an idea of travel in the past. Hand pump with a short track gives you a hands on experience...More

Thank Marlene C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum is a really niche attraction. Along the Mohawk Trail, Route 2, in Massachusetts, there is little to see or do between North Adams and Greenfield. However, a stop in Shelburne Falls (population 2,000) will yield attractions for family members. Known...More

Thank BertinGranite
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited here with a friend and we had a blast climbing in the caboose, riding the trolley and pumping the pump car up and down the tracks. Informative guide was charming with her stories of the bygone era of trolleys. Enjoyable for everyone.

Thank Marilyn L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an enjoyable place to visit where you you can take a short ride on an antique trolley, pump and ride a rail car, tour a caboose, view historic photos, and spend a short time simply enjoying this quaint, little museum up on the...More

Thank Harvey K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was part of a great day trip for our family. We learned about the functional history of the trolley and the way in which it was reclaimed and restored. Kids enjoyed the trolley ride and playing inside the store/museum a bit. Staff were friendly...More

Thank Lauren H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum was closed when we got there, but that didn't stop me from enjoying the experience of taking photos of old trolleys. Best of all, the experience was free. :)

Thank EvasWorld
Reviewed 17 October 2016

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

1  Thank Michie1291
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

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

1  Thank Peter H
Reviewed 31 August 2016

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

Thank MassVagabonds
Sam B, General Manager at Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2016

Thanks, glad you enjoyed so much of it. We just installed the telegraph setup last week. Sam

Reviewed 18 June 2016

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.

Thank Carol Ann P
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