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The Electric City Trolley Station and Museum

300 Cliff St, Scranton, PA 18503-1908
+1 570-963-6530
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Amazing trip back in time

You really need to take this trolly ride! About 13 miles all the way to the Triple A baseball... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
Bookmanswake
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Odenton, Maryland
Nice history stop.

Would recommend to anyone who likes history of trolleys or trains. A family location, gift should... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
Larry D
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Roslyn, Pennsylvania
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300 Cliff St, Scranton, PA 18503-1908
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+1 570-963-6530
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"mile long tunnel"
in 11 reviews
"parking lot"
in 18 reviews
"pnc field"
in 7 reviews
"john oliver"
in 4 reviews
"great ride"
in 5 reviews
"mile round trip"
in 3 reviews
"aaa baseball"
in 3 reviews
"minor league baseball stadium"
in 2 reviews
"enjoyable ride"
in 2 reviews
"mount pocono"
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"dark tunnel"
in 2 reviews
"children's room"
in 2 reviews
"restoration shop"
in 4 reviews
"train set"
in 2 reviews
"knowledgeable guide"
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"step back in time"
in 4 reviews
"steamtown national historic site"
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

You really need to take this trolly ride! About 13 miles all the way to the Triple A baseball stadium just like in the old days. We had the very best Docent enlighten us on the history of the trolley. Includes a section through a...More

2  Thank Bookmanswake
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Would recommend to anyone who likes history of trolleys or trains. A family location, gift should is very good.

1  Thank Larry D
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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Paid $6 to enter and was given a leaflet for a self guided tour. Video was super informative and I enjoyed the blurbs about the history of the electric trolley and other fun facts. Train rides weren’t on offer but should be back up and...More

1  Thank Christenthia L
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Outstanding museum and the trolley ride is OUTSTANDING. Although short, the views are tremendous, including a mile long tunnel.

1  Thank ericleslie2016
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Take a look at what public transportation was in the past Climb aboard these antique trolleys and see the past Take a ride in season and see some of the beautiful scenery along the route of the Laurel Line.

1  Thank gjalea123
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Sitting across the parking lot from Steamtown, the Electric Trolley Museum is the perfect complement to the Steamtown experience, completing the picture of the importance of rail travel in the industrial age. With preserved trams, historic artefacts, and engaging displays, all available to visit for...More

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Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

If you're visiting the steam town train museum than you must add this to your list. There is a small museum where you can view various antique trolley. Most of them are closed up and can only be viewed from the outside. There is also...More

1  Thank bigboss134
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

informative enjoyable ride friendly staff some photo opportunities while kids will enjoy it it is more for adults

1  Thank LARRY B
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

I have never known much about trolleys. When I lived in Pittsburgh, you could ride the trolleys in town and across the Mon in the south hills, so when I visited the museum I learned about the cars, their propulsion, and those little details that...More

1  Thank John L
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

We stopped at the Station late in the day to catch the last trolley ride of the day. However, they had booked a birthday party on that ride so there were no seats available. Along with several other patrons who came for that ride, we...More

1  Thank kcb106
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