Seal Beach, California: Red Car Museum

Early 20th century Pacific Electric tower car no. 1734, a "Red Car," is stuffed with exhibits, photos and artifacts from its years of service and memorabilia from lone gone businesses, such as the Airport Inn and Glider Inn.

Address:
707 Electric Ave., Seal Beach, CA
Directions:
Electric Ave. just NW of Main St., next to Mary Wilson Library.
Hours:
2nd and 4th Sa 12-3 pm. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
562-430-1450
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Red Car Museum - Electric Rail Car

While visiting downtown Seal Beach, we followed a "Historical Point of Interest" to find a lone Pacific Electric Red Car. On the grounds of the Mary Wilson Branch Library, the Red Car Museum opens every few Saturdays. The museum is completely enclosed inside the Red Car and pictures inside are prohibited.

[MattandKasey, 07/23/2012]

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