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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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Choo Choo

The Electric City Trolley Station and Museum was a fun experience for our family. The Trolley ride... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Scranton, Pennsylvania
via mobile

Very impressed with this unique museum. Large collection of memorabilia. History of trolleys in US... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2017
leo m
Endwell, New York
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300 Cliff Street, Scranton, PA 18503
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The Electric City Trolley Station and Museum was a fun experience for our family. The Trolley ride was fun and educational. The price was great for a family of 5. We will be back!

Thank aliciag996
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Very impressed with this unique museum. Large collection of memorabilia. History of trolleys in US was very informative.... a surprising insight into this period of time.

Thank leo m
Reviewed 21 February 2017

This museum was very small and several cases were blocked by the tracks set up for the annual meet up of train hobbyists.

Thank Katie B
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We googled local areas to visit while we were in Mount Pocono and found Steamtown nearby in Scranton. We went and, although we didn't make it to the railroad portion, we did make it to the trolley portion. For a relatively nominal entrance fee, we...More

Thank CentralNJKeith
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

We went there with extended family with a bunch of teenagers. Although we didn't figure out how to get out of the room, we had a great time. We picked a hard room and all of us had to break our heads to try and...More

Thank NYC507
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Took my nephew. He enjoyed the hands on exhibits and the video. The trolley rides is worth the money

1  Thank Alyssa B
Reviewed 5 December 2016

This museum brought to life how trolleys were developed in Scranton's glory days, and then defeated by the rise of the automobile. There aren't many actual trolleys in the museum, most of the exhibits are maps, signaling equipment and photographs. So if possible try to...More

Thank Casualhiker22
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Great history and the exhibits including actual trains and trolleys were terrific. This is a definite if you like trains at all!

1  Thank Lee S
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Right beside the steam train museum. Although smaller still worth stopping into to see the history. They don't get the same funding as the train museum so it's not as well displayed but very interesting.

Thank karen b
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We went here the weekend before Halloween. It was very nicely decorated for the holiday. The ferry ride was scenic and they provided the kids with free candy. The museum was small but packed with information related to trolleys. It shares a parking lot with...More

Thank LuvtoTravel19
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