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Colesville, Maryland: National Capital Trolley Museum

Features over a dozen restored trolleys from various cities, displayed indoors and outside, and a two-mile trolley ride through a park.

1313 Bonifant Rd, Colesville, MD
Northwest of town. North side of Bonifant Rd, at Northwest Branch Park. Midway between I-95 exit 33B to the east and I-270 exit 6A to the west.
Sa-Su noon-5 pm. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $10.
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National Capital Trolley Museum

The National Capital Trolley Museum was founded in 1959 after the abandonment of streetcar service in the District of Columbia had become a certainty. The Museum opened to the public in 1969 at its present location in Northwest Branch Park in Montgomery County, Maryland.

[M. Walker, 07/02/2010]

This place has over a dozen restored trolleys from various cities, displayed indoors and outside, and a two-mile trolley ride through the park. One day each February visitors have to buy their tickets at the front of the trolley but then board in the back, in memory of Rosa Parks. Rosa rode a bus, not a trolley, but close enough.

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