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National Streetcar Museum

25 Shattuck St, Lowell, MA 01852-1819
+1 978-275-1821
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A Gem That Most People Miss

This is a fantastic museum not only for trolley buffs, but for families as well. Although it is... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2017
Merrimack, New Hampshire
Interesting and Quick

This was a good choice since we had visited the trolley museum in Scranton-this museum was a... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2016
Lee S
Bangor, Maine
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25 Shattuck St, Lowell, MA 01852-1819
+1 978-275-1821
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

This is a fantastic museum not only for trolley buffs, but for families as well. Although it is only open on weekends, it is a great place to explore and cool off on a hot day or for something to do on a rainy day....More

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Reviewed 23 November 2016

This was a good choice since we had visited the trolley museum in Scranton-this museum was a perfect complement during this trip. Not overwhelming and just the right amount of time spent-1 hour.

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We visited while waiting for the quilt museum to open and were not disappointed. It is a small museum but packed with information and some very evocative old photographs. Reading about the development of the streetcars and the effects on society was fascinating - I...More

Thank Jean S
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

It's an amazing amount of information. The staff was so friendly and really loved there jobs and the subject it was a joy to listen to them.

Thank James C
Reviewed 27 July 2016

this is great if you have kids. They will have a lot of fun riding on this through the city of lowell.

Thank fayechafin
Reviewed 18 July 2016

The gentleman who was manning the museum that Saturday I was there was friendly, helpful, and a fountain of information. Go here.

Thank Distance09
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Came to Lowell on a day off to check out their Streetcar Museum. Even though the museum was closed, they were running their open air street cars, which was great. We had a nice ride up the tracks to the end of the line, but...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Great inside tour of the streetcar along with many old pictures and items located downtown. Check on hours and days that it is open.

Thank Baker60
Reviewed 19 July 2015

We took our three year old on a saturday afternoon around 2.30pm. The museum closes at 4pm. It is set in two stories in historic Lowell district by the pawtucket canal and right by the trolley stop. Behind there is parking on the cobbled streets...More

Thank Yasaswini S
Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

My boys thoughttbis was the coolest thing since sliced bread.. and my husband Loved it also...lots of info and used as a lesson for homeschool that day.. great fun

Thank momofbabykings
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Kent Y
2 January 2017|
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Response from Distance09 | Reviewed this property |
I believe so but it is a very small museum with a great deal of material that may not lend itself to the conditions that good photos would require. Enjoy.