A National Historic District – The oldest continuously running suburban trolley line in the USA. Come and enjoy a living, breathing experience riding historic, restored trolleys through scenic surroundings!
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Father’s Day

Sunday, June 18, 2017

10:30 am - 4:30 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




The Museum celebrates Father’s Day by giving every dad a free ride when accompanied by a ticketed family member.

Ladies Night

June 22, 2017

7-9 PM

Cost $10/person

Grab your girlfriends and come down for a night of fun at the Trolley Museum. Join us for a social hour with appetizers and wine at our Sprague Station building. Then climb aboard one of our beautifully restored antique trolley cars for a sunset ride through the peaceful tidal marsh in Branford.

More upcoming events

A new trolley season begins!

The museum will be open weekends starting May 6th through June 18th where we will then move to daily operations until Labor Day!

Come on down for a scenic trolley ride and to tour our barns with our expert trolley operators!

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Hours and Location

The Shore Line Trolley Museum
17 River Street
East Haven, CT 06512 USA
Map and directions

Hours of Operation:

10:30 am - 4:30 PM

Our first event is Saturday, April 8th.
Weekend hours start Saturday, May 6th.

See our events for the 2017 season

Tickets

Regular museum admission rates:

Adults: $10.00
Seniors (62+): $9.00
Children (ages 2-15): $7.00

Some special events have different ticket prices — for details, please consult the specific event page.

Learn about our group & other discounts

Your ticket includes all-day access to the museum, including unlimited rides on the historic trolley line, tours of the trolley display buildings, and access to our indoor museum exhibit room.

Refund/return policy

Online tickets purchased for specific events may be exchanged at their face value for alternate events. Private event deposits are fully refundable if cancelled prior to 48 hours before the event. Private event deposits can also be exchanged for future events. Membership fees are non-refundable.

Your Visit

Enjoy a three mile leisurely round trip onboard a restored historic trolley car through the scenic Branford salt marshes near Long Island Sound.

Learn about the history of trolley development and trolleys in Connecticut and beyond from our expert trolley operators/tour guides.

Tour our trolley display buildings and our indoor exhibit room to understand how trolleys played a role in the development of America as we know it today.