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Connecticut Trolley Museum, East Windsor

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#25 of 65 in Museums in Connecticut
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The Conn. Trolley Museum is dedicated to providing a historically accurate educational experience of the trolley era; through the interpretation, preservation, restoration and operation of an electric railway.
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  • Complexly run by volunteers well worth a visit theres a lot of history to be understood just by having a look around. You can also ride on one of the many preserved restored trolleybuses that they run...  more »
  • We needed something nearby to entertain our grandchildren - ages 3 and 1 - while they visited. Very happy that we used library passes and didn't have to pay regular admission. The museum was perfect f...  more »
  • First time to the Connecticut Trolley Museum and had a great time. There are a number of vintage cars inside that you can enter and walk through. There are some exhibits that detail some of the cars e...  more »
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  • I had a great experience there. There would be three trolleys running on three miles of track. There would be only one track the most of the way. The admission isn't bad considering you would get to freely walk around the grounds and get unlimited rides on the trolleys. Inside the main building, there are several trolleys inside for display. A few of is accessible to the public. Behind the main building, there is the Kelly Barn and the Connecticut Fire Museum. The barn is simply where the trolleys are kept. In the fire museum, there are many fire trucks and several buses. Overall, the volunteers who worked at this museum did a good job at building, maintaining and everything else that goes into this museum. As their motto goes: Volunteers are not paid because they are worthless; but because they are priceless.
  • Great little place. Kids had a blast at a birthday party here, riding the trolleys and walking around some of the old street cars.
  • Super fun, my daughter loved it. Great place to bring the kids and really fair prices.
  • Tooked our children here when they were little some years ago. We all liked it. Enjoyed the train ride and looking at the trains.
  • Alot of great history there,a nice time.

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