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Electric City Trolley Museum To Offer “Halloween Fest”

A “Howling, Spooktacular” time will be had by all at the “Halloween Fest” at the Electric City Trolley Museum on Sunday, October 15, from 11 am to 3 pm.

There will be refreshments, games, art activities, a magician, balloon art and a costume contest.

Special guest Mickey Mouse will be going on the Trolley ride; and Poppy the Troll will be greeting the children in the Museum.

Prizes will be awarded for the prettiest, scariest, funniest, most original, and best superhero costumes. Winners will be announced at 1 pm.

Admission for children is $10 and includes a Trolley ride along with a free entrance fee for accompanying adults.   The adult Trolley ride is $5.

Contact the Trolley Museum at 570-963-6590 for additional details.

Dedication Of Scranton Landmarks Model Train Is September 22

The model train, featuring several of Scranton’s historic landmarks, will be officially unveiled and dedicated at a brief ceremony on Friday, September 22, at 11 AM at The Electric City Trolley Museum, 300 Cliff Street, Scranton, by the Lackawanna County Commissioners.

The train, which generated national publicity for the area from HBO’s “Last Week Tonight” with John Oliver, will be on permanent display at the The Trolley Museum.

The train was originally donated to WNEP-TV Channel 16 by Mr. Oliver.  Station management decided that it would be best served to be on permanent display at The Trolley Museum, a facility steeped in the area’s historic past.  It will also be well-protected from the weather.

To celebrate the display, The Trolley Museum is offering free admission this weekend to view the exhibit and the other artifacts and equipment.  The facility’s hours of operation for Friday, Saturday and Sunday are 9 AM – 4 PM.

Trolley Museum To Celebrate Memorial Day In Style

The Electric City Trolley Museum will celebrate in a colossal style both our Country and those who fought for our freedoms during the Memorial Day weekend.

From May 27 through May 29, the museum is offering residents and guests a fun-filled experience, featuring patriotic music, food and refreshments, gift shop discounts, and trolley rides at reasonable prices/combined fares.

Music will fill the air with The Steamtown Stompers on Saturday, May 27, from 11 AM – 2 PM.  Doug Smith’s Dixieland All-Stars will provide the entertainment on Sunday, May 28, from noon – 3 PM.

Veterans and their immediate families will receive a discounted excursion-museum admission by showing proof of service.

The excursion ride runs are at 10:30 AM, noon, 1:30 PM and 3 PM.  The museum, located on 300 Cliff Street on The Steamtown National Park site, will be open from 9 AM to 4 PM.

Contact the Trolley Museum at 570-963-6590 for pricing or additional information.