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Meet our New Special Events and Program Manager!

  Seashore Trolley Museum Grows Again! We are proud to announce the hiring of Patti Chase to the brand new, full-time role of Special Events and Program Manager.  Patti received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Maine in journalism. Prior to joining Seashore, Patti volunteered with and subsequently joined the professional staff at the […]

COVID-19 Policies Updated

  As of May 24, 2021, State of Maine expectations for businesses operating during COVID-19 have changed. Seashore Trolley Museum recognizes that our members and guests have varying levels of comfort during the global pandemic. As a result, Seashore has implemented changes to our COVID-19 policies to continue to keep our guests as safe and […]

Seashore Trolley Museum is a 2021 Blue Star Museum

Seashore Trolley Museum will offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer. Seashore Trolley Museum will join museums nationwide in the Blue Star Museums initiative, a program that provides free admission to currently-serving U.S. military personnel and their families this summer. The 2021 program will begin on Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May […]

2021 Annual Meeting in Review

Thank you to all who joined us for our Zoom Annual Meeting on April 24, 2021. We appreciate the 75+ 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 during the meeting. Our Board Chair Rob Drye & our […]

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 […]