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Seashore Trolley Museum Named 2022 Blue Star Museum

  Seashore Trolley Museum will join museums nationwide again this season 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 2022 program began on Armed Forces Day and ends on Labor Day. Find the list of participating museums at arts.gov/bluestarmuseums.   Blue Star Museums is an initiative […]

Board of Trustee Applications Now Available

  Click HERE to review our Board of Trustee Applications and for our Trustee Application. Following our 2022 Annual Meeting, there is one vacancy on the Board of Trustees, and following our May 2022 meeting there will be a second vacancy, as Vice Chair Sue Ellen Stavrand has moved out of state and is unable […]

2022 Annual Meeting in Review

Thank you to all who joined us for our Zoom Annual Meeting on April 30, 2022. 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 […]

We’re Opening for the 2022 Season on May 1!

  All aboard! Seashore Trolley Museum is opening for its 83rd season on Sunday, May 1 from 9:30AM-4:30PM. The world’s first and largest electric railway museum will be open weekends in May, and Wednesdays-Sundays from June 1st through Halloween.   Experience history in motion on interactive trolley rides on the museum’s private heritage electric railroad, […]

Seashore Trolley Museum Receives Second Major Gift, Will Build New Trolley Carhouse

  In an exciting development, Seashore Trolley Museum is now hard at work on two major building projects on Seashore’s 350-acre campus. The first new building was announced in January 2022; a building to house the Maine Central Model Railroad, which is currently located in Jonesport. Now, thanks to a very generous $1 million anonymous […]

Volunteer Help Wanted: Assistant Museum Curator

  Seashore Trolley Museum seeks a part-time, volunteer Assistant Curator to assist our Museum Curator. The Assistant Curator will work in concert with the museum curator to oversee the vast collection of streetcars, rapid transit cars, busses and trackless trolleys. The Assistant Curator under the direction of the curator, will oversee the items for de-accessioning  […]

Now Hiring: Museum Store Associate

  Seashore Trolley Museum seeks a part-time Museum Store Associate for our 83rd operating season. Hours are available starting April 4th; we are open for the general public on May 1st through Halloween and two weeks in December. The candidate’s start date can be flexible, but the ideal candidate will be able to begin by May […]

Seashore in the 1950s-1970s

  Check out the below presentation, originally presented to our volunteers and donors on December 28, 2021 by our President & CEO Jim Schantz, of Seashore Trolley Museum in Pictures from the 1950s to 1970s.  The first version is just the slides; the second link will show you the slide plus the caption.   File […]

Vote For Us: Holiday Trail of Lights

  Seashore Trolley Museum is participating in this year’s local Holiday Trail of Lights Contest!  CLICK HERE for more information, to listen to the accompanying audio narrative, and to vote for our display!