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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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We went there with extended family with a bunch of teenagers. Although we didn't figure out how to... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2017
NYC507
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New York
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Fun times

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

Reviewed 6 December 2016
Alyssa B
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Pennsylvania
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300 Cliff Street, Scranton, PA 18503
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Reviewed 24 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 6 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 6 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 13 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
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

A very interesting museum. Lots of things to do for young children. Well worth the money. Make sure you visit Steamtown too.

Thank nosliwj
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Great 10 mile round trip - very informative too - nice scenery, a bit of city, suburbs and the woods - we all had such fun!

Thank twstrchk007
Reviewed 28 August 2016

More things for kids to do, and the hour train ride leaves the yard, and goes through a pretty wooded area.

Thank Annelyse C
Reviewed 22 August 2016

When going to tour Steamtown, don't forget to visit The Electric City Trolley Station and Museum. It is one of the finest all volunteer museums in the country. We did the trolley ride to the baseball park and it was a very nice ride on...More

1  Thank OhioArubaLovers
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