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Charlotte Trolley Powerhouse Museum

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Address: 1507 Camden Rd, Charlotte, NC 28203-4753
Phone Number:
+1 704-375-0850
12:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Sat 12:00 - 17:00

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Small but good for trolley buffs

I was the only patron for the first 20 minutes of my visit. But Sam the attendant was extremely helpful, friendly, and eager to show me what the museum had to offer. Not only did... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2012
Morristown, New Jersey
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New Jersey
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2015

Went there on June 17, 2015 and the doors are locked and the space is empty. No mention of this on their web site so I don't know when they closed or what their future plans are.

14 Thank LDA173
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2014

My father took me on this little trolley ride when I was young. I have been dying to go again with my children but I can never figure out how to get there again, even with directions!

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Morristown, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2012

I was the only patron for the first 20 minutes of my visit. But Sam the attendant was extremely helpful, friendly, and eager to show me what the museum had to offer. Not only did I see what was on display, but Sam brought out additional books, scrapbooks, and pictures to help me learn more about the history of the... More 

2 Thank Bongo_Bass_Man
Kingswinford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 259 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2012

Visited the museum after finding it in a book we had received as a gift following our Sons emigration to the USA, firstly, the Museum is more of a large space than a building but breaths life through the people who run and manage it. The museum is in the South side area of Charlotte next to the Charlotte Observer... More 

3 Thank j0hnhill
Rock Hill, SC
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Reviewed 19 March 2012

When our grandchildren studied "transportation" in school, we took them to the Charlotte Trolley Powerhouse Museum. The museum is small. The displays showing the contribution trolleys made to areas of Charlotte interested my husband and me. The children's eyes were caught only briefly by them, but the liked climging into an old trolley car. Of even more interest was getting... More 

3 Thank grand9mom

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