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Seashore Trolley Museum

195 Log Cabin Rd, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-5219
+1 207-967-2712
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We loved it!

We absolutely loved our morning spent here! Such a cute, quaint museum off the beaten path in... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Pamela H
via mobile
Great if you're into trains, buses and trolleys

There are of course much better places to see restored trolleys and buses. But A+ for effort and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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World's largest electric railway museum, offering rides on private railroad, exhibits, museum store, picnic tables. Appealing to all age groups. Many special events throughout the season!
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“subway cars” (8 reviews)
“all ages” (17 reviews)
Closes in 18 min
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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195 Log Cabin Rd, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-5219
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+1 207-967-2712
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We absolutely loved our morning spent here! Such a cute, quaint museum off the beaten path in kennebunkport. The staff was knowledgeable and kind and my two year old son and ten year old daughter, plus us- equally enjoyed it! So much to see and...More

Thank Pamela H
Reviewed 4 days ago

There are of course much better places to see restored trolleys and buses. But A+ for effort and how much the volunteers are putting in to bring these back to life.

1  Thank GlobalPolyglot
STMDirector, Manager at Seashore Trolley Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for visiting. This is the world's largest museum of its kind, so the scope of what we have is unique. I hope you took a ride or two while you were here, and that you'll come back soon.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Mostly run by volunteers, this museum is a delight! Great ride on restored trolleys, wonderful store and a great experience all around. Take the time to visit!

Thank Pam O
STMDirector, Manager at Seashore Trolley Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for visiting and for your concise review that really says it all! We hope you can return!

Reviewed 6 days ago

Did you ever wonder what those people who grow up with lionel trains do when they get older? They start a museum like this! Truly a labor of love, and fun for an hour or so to wander around. Take the trolley ride into the...More

1  Thank NewY0rkTraveler
STMDirector, Manager at Seashore Trolley Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for visiting, and we're delighted that you enjoyed your experience. Thanks for taking time to submit a review! Yes, Model Railroaders love Seashore Trolley Museum, but it was actually founded in 1939 by college-age guys who appreciated the technology and workmanship and convenience of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We throughly enjoyed riding an original trolley car down a private track, and hearing the history of the museum. Should have allowed more time for our visit in order to ride a second trolley with a different conductor in order to hear more stories. Scenic....More

1  Thank ReneeDillard
STMDirector, Manager at Seashore Trolley Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting and sharing your review! We hope you'll come back and take additional rides!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Experience the thrill of operating an antique trolley car. I was able to operate the Dallas trolley - the same one that I rode on as a youngster over 50 years ago in Dallas, Texas! What a thrill this private experience was for me and...More

Thank Norm F
STMDirector, Manager at Seashore Trolley Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are DELIGHTED to have had the Dallas car available for a Dallas native's "Be a Motorman" experience. Because our collection is so vast and varied, most visitors find a personal connection to their roots when they visit. Than you for taking time to share...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband had been there about 50 years ago and wanted to revisit. I kind of rolled my eyes until I saw what was there. Beautiful old trolleys and trains, buses, trams, etc. Some refinished, some sorely in need of refinishing. The staff were all...More

1  Thank Charlene H
STMDirector, Manager at Seashore Trolley Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

My husband introduced me to Seashore Trolley Museum, too...and now I work here! Guys, gals, kids, adults, even dogs (yes, we are dog-friendly) enjoy the Seashore Trolley Museum experience - thanks to our wonderful volunteers. Thank you for visiting, and please come back!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brought my kids here years ago and they still talk about it. Took my eighty something year old folks today and they were thrilled. The staff is friendly, the facilities are immaculate and the trollies are beautiful. Like walking back into time. Or should I...More

Thank 69Buick
STMDirector, Manager at Seashore Trolley Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Yes! Seashore Trolley Museum is fun for all ages, and thank you for sharing that tip! Hope you will visit again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thought it would be just a time filler on a potentially rainy afternoon and to my surprise, the Museum was a revelation and a tribute to the dedicated folks who make the ongoing restorations possible. Several exhibit barns are available throughout the site and friendly,...More

Thank Micoda1
STMDirector, Manager at Seashore Trolley Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

The first time I visited Seashore Trolley Museum I had exactly the same impression! I never would have imagined how interesting the rides are, and how lovely the cars are. One need not be a trolley or rail fan to find this a really interesting...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Trolley cars from all over the world complimented by some subway cars and buses Displays are in "barns' with a little plaque to describe each one. Most cars on display are in fair to excellent shape, but the museum owns many more that you don't...More

Thank Fudbutter
STMDirector, Manager at Seashore Trolley Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I agree with your observation that Seashore is more fascinating than it sounds. Even if one isn't a history buff or a rail fan when they arrive here, they will develop an interest during their visit! Thank you for coming and for taking time to...More

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Maggiesbj
8 July 2015|
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Response from dodgenadi | Reviewed this property |
It really depends on how long you want to spend and how much you like trams. There are two sheds of trolleys that are restored and then many more trolleys and busses in various states of disrepair. I spend a good 3 hours... More
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