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Now Hiring! Special Events and Program Manager

  Click Here To Apply Seashore Trolley Museum seeks a self-motivated, creative and dedicated Special Events & Program Manager. New England Electric Railway Historical Society’s Seashore Trolley Museum, located in Kennebunkport, Maine, pioneered the field of volunteer-sponsored rail preservation worldwide when it was founded in 1939. We are at an exciting point in our 82-year […]

Volunteer Help Wanted: Safety Coordinator

  Seashore Trolley Museum seeks a part-time Safety Coordinator. The Coordinator’s primary responsibility is to ensure the campus grounds are safe for members, volunteers, employees and guests. The Safety Coordinator works in concert with museum volunteers who comprise a Safety Committee to complete routine inspections of all facilities and grounds, identifying areas that need barriers, […]

Join a Seashore Trolley Museum Committee!

Volunteer Help Wanted The following Seashore Committees are currently recruiting new members. Some of these committees have formal voting members, who are appointed by the committees’ membership upon vacancies or once annually.  Some are more casual, and anyone in attendance may vote if a vote is needed. And some are a hybrid of both models. […]

Volunteer Help Wanted: Volunteer Coordinator

Seashore Trolley Museum seeks a volunteer to take on our Volunteer Coordinator position. Our current Volunteer Coordinator is out on a leave.  When he returns, both volunteers will work in tandem to advance the Museum’s volunteer needs and initiatives. Volunteer Job Posting: Volunteer Coordinator The Seashore Trolley Museum seeks a part-time Volunteer Coordinator. This position […]

Volunteer Help Wanted: Museum Curator

Seashore Trolley Museum wishes our current Museum Curator, Peter Osgood, well as he relocates later this spring!  Peter will be serving in the role through March 13, 2021. Volunteer Job Posting: Museum Curator The Seashore Trolley Museum seeks a part-time Museum Curator. The Curator’s primary responsibility is to inspire and educate our members and the […]

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 […]