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Thank You to our 2020 Donors!

It’s the beginning of a New Year, and we would be remiss if we didn’t take a moment to thank and recognize those who supported us financially during the first year of the pandemic. The following 457 generous members, supporters, corporations and foundations donated to the success of the New England Electric Railway Historical Society […]

Restoration Shop Volunteers Wanted

Seashore Trolley Museum’s Restoration Shop is searching for year-round volunteers. We curate the world’s largest streetcar (trolley) collection, and due to the helping hands of many volunteers over several decades, streetcars have entered the shop as rusting hulks and emerged as pristine, authentically restored, electric railway operating vehicles. The shop is also the place where the […]

Museum To Raise Funds for The Golden Chariot on #GivingTuesday

On Tuesday, December 1st, the world is celebrating #GivingTuesday, a global generosity movement and day of giving. Seashore Trolley Museum will be campaigning for funds to support the repairs needed on the truck bolsters on Montreal Tramways Golden Chariot Observation Car #2. We will not be able to operate the Golden Chariot again until these […]

Elegant Ride: New Resources Now Available for Teachers!

  Over 560 Teacher resources are now available for Seashore Trolley Museum’s Teddy Roosevelt, Millie, and the Elegant Ride, a book for grades 3-8! Middle Grade Social Studies Units Woven into the Teddy Roosevelt, Millie, and the Elegant Ride story are topics that provide opportunities to help Maine students discover and expand their use and […]

D.C. Transit 1304 makes its BIG Debut!

If you’re looking for an adventure this weekend to celebrate the 4th of July, look no further than the Seashore Trolley Museum! Founded in 1939, this mostly outdoor site is the oldest historic transportation museum of its kind in the world and curates the largest antique trolley collection. This season, trolleys are operating for the […]

Seashore Trolley Museum is Open!

Seashore Trolley Museum is open to the general public and is following Maine’s Plan to Restart the Economy, and the Guided Outdoor Activities, Museums, and Retail Businesses provisions. Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York and New Jersey residents and other out-of-state guests following Maine State travel and quarantine restrictions are welcome to visit […]

NEERHS Annual Meeting in Review

Thank you to all who joined us at our Zoom Annual Meeting on July 25, 2020. This was a new format for all of us, and we appreciate the 73+ members and supporters that joined us for part or all of the day. If you missed the meeting, HERE are the slides that were shown […]

Seashore Inspired Virtual Backgrounds

Whether you’re telecommuting, teaching or learning online, or staying home – do it in style with these Seashore Trolley Museum virtual backgrounds. Right-click on each picture that speaks to you, select ‘Save Image As…’ to your computer, and use them for any of your preferred video chatting platforms. For the latest Seashore Trolley Museum COVID-19 […]

Support our Annual Fund Campaign

Since our founding in 1939, the membership of this museum has consistently demonstrated that, through collaboration and teamwork, great challenges can be overcome. With this enduring spirit, the health and safety of our Museum community requires that we change the way we operate over the next few months while we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.  Click […]

2020 Season Opening Day Postponed

Out of an abundance of caution, 2020 Season Opening Day has been postponed. We are continuously monitoring the official guidance on what is permitted in spaces that are open to the public and will act prudently and accordingly. Check back for updates!