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East Troy Electric Railroad
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Take 14-mile train rides on historic trolleys or interurban cars. Round trips from East Troy depot and museum to Indianhead Park in Mukwonago. Stops at popular Elegant Farmer store and deli. Regular trains Fri-Sat-Sun from June through October...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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2002 Church St, East Troy, WI 53120-1302
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+1 262-642-3263
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

This is a nice excursion from the Elegant Farmer to East Troy. The staff is very friendly and made the trip very enjoyable.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Betty C
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

This week was my wife’s birthday and we are at the age we don’t need more stuff, experiences are what we enjoy. I contacted the East Troy Railroad in East Troy, WI about their chartered dinner trips on one their restored rail cars. They told...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rickb450
Reviewed 4 September 2018

We started in East Troy at the museum. The museum has displays that are interesting to view and some are interactive. The kids seemed to like the interactive displays the most. Souvenirs are available for purchase. While waiting for the next train to arrive, we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 121RJW
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I've known for a long time that the railroad existed, but it took a gift certificate for me to try it. My mistake. The museum is a small but enlightening. Every volunteer is exuberant and knowledgeable. The food on the train was unexpectedly good and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank In50by50
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Rode with my parents to Mukwonago and back. The conductor Chaz was incredible. He actually let my husband and I see how everything worked and how it operated. Everything was explained during the ride very thoroughly and kept everyone entertained. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Jessica H
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We loved going on the electric railroad! Our son loved the ride and everyone was very friendly. We got the yearly pass so we will be back for sure!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank shelbyraye90
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Took the East Troy dinner train for the 1st time and will definitely do it again. Quaint little museum welcomes you upon arrival. Train departs on time for a smooth quite two hour dinner ride. Fun cocktail menu, I tried the Vesper (mm good). Staff...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank LovinLongWeekends
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Kids loved riding the train! Knowledgeable & friendly conductors. Ice cream sundaes at the depot were incredible!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Wendy O
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Perfect for the little and not-so-little ones. The train cars have all been refurbished and are lovely reminders of days past when railroads ruled. Operated and maintained by an enthusiastic all-volunteer staff, the train ride and museum offer fun and education for everyone. We rode...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank S_Chen0720
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Great activity to do by yourself or with the kids. The museum is small but very interesting. The train is obviously the best part. Take a lovely ride through the woods to the Elegant Farmer for a snack. The conductor is usually full of interesting...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Denise S
23 June 2017|
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Response from SteveT6029677454 | Property representative |
You can stay on the train the whole round trip, which takes about 90 minutes. Or you can get off at any of the three stops. On Saturdays and Sundays, a train departs from the East Troy Depot and the Elegant Farmer Depot... More
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BArbara M
19 June 2017|
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Response from SteveT6029677454 | Property representative |
The third stop is Indianhead Park in Mukwonago. There is a small swimming beach, a bridge over the river and picnic tables. The main ticket office is the depot and museum in East Troy.
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