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Pennsylvania Trolley Museum

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Address: 1 Museum Rd, Washington, PA 15301-6133
Phone Number: +1 724-228-9256
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Fri 10:00 - 04:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 16:00
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Take a three-mile trolley ride through Washington, Pennsylvania and learn...

Take a three-mile trolley ride through Washington, Pennsylvania and learn all about the history of street car transportation.

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Very well done museum

We took our two-year old son on a road trip to the Pittsburgh area to visit the many Daniel Tiger/Mister Rogers-related attractions. We had first noticed the Trolley Museum on a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 October 2016
Firefoot05
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Bel Aire, Kansas
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Bel Aire, Kansas
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We took our two-year old son on a road trip to the Pittsburgh area to visit the many Daniel Tiger/Mister Rogers-related attractions. We had first noticed the Trolley Museum on a segment of Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood and are so glad that we were able to stop by. Our son loved the trolley ride (except the loud horn), train play table... More 

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Gibsonia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

What a great place to visit and come with the family! Transportation the way it used to be in days gone by. They even have an old PCC car like I remember seeing and riding as a boy. They also have the only remaining Butler Harmony Short Line Trolley left in the world. This type ran on a section of... More 

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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Was in Washington for the day, had nothing planned, so we randomly stopped here. What a nice place! We went on a trolley ride. Saw many restored trolleys, as well as many in the process of being restored. The day that we were there, there were 3 older gentleman working at the museum that shared much information about the trolleys...one... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Good place that brings back memories of yesteryear. A little pricey for a family to go but well worth it. Ride the trolley is a must because the museum is at the end of the trolley line. Trolley rides are included in admission price nice gift shop, plenty of parking.

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Grindstone, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

The museum is really nice. First you walk in and have a small gift shop on your left and on your right there is a area with old pictures along the wall with the history of the trolley. There is a neat little mirror too where your children can put on an conductor hat to see what they would look... More 

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1 Thank Chris B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

My son and I walked over three miles to get here. My husband brought us into town for business, and we wanted out of the hotel. We get there at about 3:20. They close at 4. They act as if, they may not let us ride the train. Which they need to specify when they give the last ride. I'm... More 

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Beaver, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

I took my two grandchildren to the trolley museum today and we all loved it. We got to see streetcars from the late 1800s to the 1950s and learned about their history. The two docents were very informative about the industry and went out of their way to show us additional cars. The best part of the visit was the... More 

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1 Thank Mike D
Canonsburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

This is a fun & educational place for young & old! We have taken our children & grandchildren there! Many great trolleys to see & ride on. The ride is a round trip through the countryside. There is a building full of trolleys that teaches you of the past. The staff (volunteers) are very friendly & willing to answer questions.... More 

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1 Thank bethneely74
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We have been visiting the trolley museum since my youngest was 2. Every time we have been here, it's been an exciting experience. The last we we were here was in June to meet Mr. McFeely. He was so nice and my kids (and my self!) loved meeting him. I also recommend the Bunny Trolley, where you can hunt eggs... More 

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Beckley, West Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Ride an old trolley, watch a video on the history of trolleys, learn about how trolleys were key to the rise of suburbs, changed housing styles, etc. A nice way to spend a couple of hours. I wish you could go in more of the trolleys; you can see many, but you can't go in any other than the one... More 

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