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Fort Smith Trolley Museum

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Address: 100 S 4th St, Fort Smith, AR 72901-1947
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+1 479-783-0205

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I never knew

I never knew this was here. I took my nephew to check this out and he loved it. I never knew we had this downtown.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 December 2016
Fort Smith, Arkansas
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Fort Smith, Arkansas
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting museum and info about public transportation prior to the widespread acceptance of gasoline and diesel powered modes.

Thank rcg653838
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't waste your time .. There is nothing to see its a shop that they fix the trollys that are driving around the downtown area.. Nothing to see at all..

Fort Smith, Arkansas
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Last time I visited the museum, they were celebrating 2 things: Judge Parker's birthday and Halloween with the annual Western Arkansas Ballet performance of Thriller. I've been to the museum several times for these events. They are fun, entertaining, interesting and educational.

Thank Jacquelyn M
Fort Smith, Arkansas
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

I never knew this was here. I took my nephew to check this out and he loved it. I never knew we had this downtown.

Thank Foodluvier
Fort Smith, Arkansas
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Fort Smith is one of a few cities in the U.S. with a trolley car. op on and they will take you to all of the major sites and don't forget to take a selfie!

Thank Bonnie W
Sun City Center, Florida
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36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

The trolley ride was fun, but very, very short. We expected some sort of ride through town at the least, and maybe an audible tour guide, but we just backed up the equivalent of two blocks, stopped, and came right back, but nice weather and the trolley was open air. It was interesting to see how the trolley was powered... More 

Thank Linda J
Fort Smith, Arkansas
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

I drive the trolley #224 and we got the trolley from hot springs railway trolley #50 restored it on may 20 2016, it comes out some times sinse it is made 95% made of wood,and we got a track expandchon on may 20 2016 it is now one mile of track,it is $4.00 for people 19 and up 4 and... More 

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Greenwood, Arkansas
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16 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Museum? More like broken down junk yard for old trolleys. No official tour, just a building full of old parts and torn apart trolleys. Old train and trolley cars outside to look at. No real direction as to where to go to ride. Wandered around aimlessly until we finally ran into the conductor. Hopped on the running trolley and sat... More 

Thank cartoonist021
Rising Sun, Maryland
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our excursion on the Bernie trolley. Our operator was very knowledgeable about the history of trollies in Fort Smith. It was a very HOT day. The trolley is not air conditioned. Ride is a novelty experience. Nice way to spend time with the family doing something out of the ordinary.

Thank Lori W
Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Outstanding trolley ride and really informative guide. He made the experience worth it so much. I really loved how he did everything and made it such a pleasant experience.

Thank James C

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