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McKinney Avenue Trolley

The McKinney Avenue Transit Authority, 3153 Oak Grove at Bowen, Dallas, TX 75204
+1 214-855-0006
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MATA is a heritage or historical trolley system, recreating how a real trolley system of the early to mid-twentieth century looked and operated.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“free ride” (18 reviews)
“west village” (18 reviews)
“round trip” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
The McKinney Avenue Transit Authority, 3153 Oak Grove at Bowen, Dallas, TX 75204
Oak Lawn
+1 214-855-0006

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Eat at Rustic, walk one block to catch the free trolley to Klyde Warren park (lots of games and activities to do there for free), then walk back up McKinney for window shopping and peoplewatching.

Thank IntrepidFromDC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is great , a free service, and lovely people running the trams we went on . Very interesting to talk to and knowledgeable. They took us to the turning point and we got out and watched it turn. Worth going both for the transport...More

Thank PennyOscarson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tour last 1 hour a half but is worth it, lais back way to know a very nice part of Dallas. In rush hour you traveld with locals going home from work, a very nic way to understand a city. And is free... is very...More

Thank cardonajuliana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We happened to see this running on the street and we took it. it was really fun, we stayed on the car much longer than we planned! It's free but you can make a donation on the car. I hope this continues to run for...More

Thank Jeff L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of my favourite things to do in Dallas! Park your car at the West Village, jump on the old Trolley and enjoy your free ride to downtown of Dallas! After exploring the central part, get back to Trolley and get off on...More

Thank onova2014
Reviewed 9 November 2017

One of the very few things you can do free in the city of Dallas that will take you through interesting sites with a conductor that does not mind sharing with the public. I must do for tired aching feet especially if you're staying at...More

Thank Ted P
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Great opportunity for sight seeing up and down McKinney Avenue. lots of terrific restaurants, both upscale and casual.

Thank GrapeHeart
Reviewed 7 November 2017

What a great initiative by the City of Dallas. This is a fabulous way to get around. I encourage people to make a donation even thoght its free to use.

Thank Claudia W
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We discovered that the tram ran through uptown to downtown (which suited us rather well) and then discovered it was free as well. This lovely 1926 tram took us 3/4 of the loop before we alighted. We were made to feel so welcome by James...More

Thank SimplyFred
Reviewed 14 October 2017

I was staying at a bed and breakfast close to McKinney Avenue, and so took the trolley for fre, just to ride along the Area and find things to see and places to go. The old-time styled trolley was a fun way on a warm...More

Thank Joel137
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9 August 2017|
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4 July 2017|
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Response from Margaret G | Reviewed this property |
I agree, about an hour, but the nice thing is you can get off, have dinner or shop and get back on. Also, the Roundabout is very cool, especially if you have children along.
25 December 2016|
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Response from BuckeyeJeff1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the trolley does not move fast so I'm sure they would allow a child to ride in your lap.