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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. We will be offering the following activities to Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont residents and other out-of-state guests following Maine State protocols for testing and quarantining stated, […]

NEERHS Annual Meeting to be held Virtually

New England Electric Railway Historical Society Updated Call for NEERHS Annual Meeting – Saturday, July 25, 2020 Out of an abundance of caution, notice is hereby given, pursuant to and following the spirit of Article IV, Sections 1, 2, & 3 of the NEERHS By-Laws, that the Annual Meeting of the Society has been rescheduled. […]

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!

Seashore’s New Mobilift

An exciting arrival this month was the Mobilift, a device our staff and volunteers will use to assist guests in wheelchairs with riding on our operating fleet. The  Mobilift is compatible with our rapid transit collection as well as trolleys including Manchester 38, Wheeling, WV 639, and Boston Elevated 5821. Thanks to all  who contributed […]

Museum Clean Up Days

Museum Spring Clean Up Days have been postponed—we will announce new dates when we have a better sense of when we can open for the season. Please watch this space for updates on when this important activity will take place. Museum Spring Clean Up Days are coming! As soon as we are cleared to return to our […]