Very impressed with this unique museum. Large collection of memorabilia. History of trolleys in US was very informative.... a surprising insight into this period of time.
We googled local areas to visit while we were in Mount Pocono and found Steamtown nearby in Scranton. We went and, although we didn't make it to the railroad portion, we did make it to the trolley portion. For a relatively nominal entrance fee, we got to enjoy the history of this public transportation method. In short, it was fun... 更多
We went there with extended family with a bunch of teenagers. Although we didn't figure out how to get out of the room, we had a great time. We picked a hard room and all of us had to break our heads to try and figure out every clue. I would suggest going for an easier room on the first... 更多
This museum brought to life how trolleys were developed in Scranton's glory days, and then defeated by the rise of the automobile. There aren't many actual trolleys in the museum, most of the exhibits are maps, signaling equipment and photographs. So if possible try to go on a day when a trolley is giving rides.
We went here the weekend before Halloween. It was very nicely decorated for the holiday. The ferry ride was scenic and they provided the kids with free candy. The museum was small but packed with information related to trolleys. It shares a parking lot with the railroad museum and many trains can be seen outside without paying the entry fee.