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The Electric City Trolley Station and Museum

300 Cliff Street, Scranton, PA 18503
+1 570-963-6530
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Trolley ride was over the top wonderful.

The trolley museum had some nice relics from days gone by and could benefit with better... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Lewisberry, Pennsylvania
Trains Trains and more Trains

If you love Trains and everything to do with Trains, then you will love going to the Electric City... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Scranton, Pennsylvania
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300 Cliff Street, Scranton, PA 18503
+1 570-963-6530
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Reviewed yesterday

The trolley museum had some nice relics from days gone by and could benefit with better descriptions of what you are viewing for the uninitiated. However, the trolley ride was terrific with its gentle swaying and humming electric motors and disappearing into a mile long...More

Thank BoscoW52
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love Trains and everything to do with Trains, then you will love going to the Electric City Trolley Station and Museum. They have events. They have tours. They have the coolest trains and the round house is super cool. If you live close...More

Thank maryannkochanski
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This attraction is a must if you're into railroad / trolley history. The best days to visit this museum are when they have trolley excursions. Check the museum website for the trolley excursion schedule. Get to the museum when it opens to avoid crowds.

Thank Fred S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Scranton is known as The Electric City, partly on the strength of adopting electric powered trolleys early in the 20th century. This museum honors that tradition, and includes a number of relevant trolleys and electric locomotives, along with a bit of local trolley history. Although...More

Thank blw_at_longwood
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took this unique ride to AAA baseball game via beautifully restored electric trolley. Trolley engineer and conductor in authentic uniform were aboard sharing historical facts of bygone years with interested passengers. As a lifelong resident of Scranton I can proudly recommend this attraction and I...More

Thank Luanne C
Reviewed 18 June 2017

After spending several hours at Steam Town, we decided to give this place a shot. It only cost $10 for both my husband and I. The short film is definitely worth watching and gives you a good idea of how trolleys came to be. We...More

Thank bjanavice
Reviewed 11 June 2017

If you're planning to see both the trolley museum and the steamtown historic site next door, you should probably stop here first to get your tickets before looking at anything else. Apparently tickets for the trolley ride often sell out - we got the last...More

Thank Raydar_ABE
Reviewed 1 June 2017

This is really three attractions in one. In Scranton they have a large museum about the trolley with a theater, large gift shop, many exhibits plus plenty of trolleys. Then ride the line and visit the shop on the other end where they restore cars....More

Thank Railhistoryfan
Reviewed 21 May 2017

I was there yesterday and is within walking distance to the Steamtown Mall. They have an excellent assortment of original trains/equipment/artifacts to keep both old and young children interested. This is an original site (built 1800s) with archeological ruins unearthed and on display with enough...More

1  Thank Joe5034
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I was very surprised at the length of the tour. it goes from the museum to the ballpark and back. they stop or slow down to point out numerous points of interest along the way. the mile long tunnel is also pretty cool.

2  Thank pchack
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