May 19 (Sunday) – Season Opening
Spring is here and the trolley is operating! Enjoy a 2-mile round trip
through scenic countryside, and visit the museum's collection of vintage
trolley cars, a steam locomotive, highway and horse-drawn vehicles, model
railroad, and special exhibits.
June 16 (Sunday) –
FATHERS DAY SPECIAL
Dads and Grandfathers receive free admission today when accompanied by a
youth(s) age 3 - 12. Ride the trolley and visit the museum's collection of
vintage trolley cars, a steam locomotive, highway and horse-drawn vehicles,
model railroad, and special exhibits.
July 13 (Saturday) – TROLLEYS AT TWILIGHT
The Museum recreates an evening at an old-time "trolley park" with the happy
sound of the calliope providing the background for authentic vintage trolley
rides through the rolling hills. Complimentary ice cream treats will be
provided for all attendees! SPECIAL HOURS 4:00 p.m. - dusk.
August 4 (Sunday) – RAILROAD DAY
Thrill to the romance of the rails with velocipede rides, "Gandy Dancer"
track work demonstrations, model railroads, hobos, and much more. Trolley
rides on the museum's railroad bring back the clickety-clack on the rails as
the 90-year-old trolley travels the scenic run.
August 2, 3 and 4 (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) – MONROE COUNTY FAIR
The museum is right next door to the Monroe County Fairgrounds in Rush, so
come enjoy the Fair and add a trolley ride to the fun! Rides-only on
Friday; Saturday and Sunday the full museum will be open and rides will be
included with admission.
Trolley departs every 30 minutes.
Friday ....... Noon to 7:30 PM
Saturday ... 11:30 AM to 7:30 PM
Sunday ...... 11:30 AM to 4:30 PM
September 15 (Sunday) – ANTIQUE FIRE TRUCKS
Pumpers, hook-and-ladders, fire engines--they'll all be there to kick off
the museum's annual Fall Foliage ride season. These beautifully restored
fire trucks are proudly displayed by the Genesee Valley Antique Fire
Apparatus Association. Find out why firemen wear red suspenders! Trolley
rides throughout the day.
September 15 - October 27 (Sundays only) –
FALL FOLIAGE BY TROLLEY
Enjoy the beauty of autumn in western New York State from the window of an
authentic 90-year-old electric trolley car. Trolleys operate throughout the
day starting at 11:30 a.m., and no reservations are required.
October 19 (Saturday)
– HALLOWEEN TROLLEY EXPRESS
All aboard this Halloween special! Children and their parents are encouraged
to wear their Halloween costumes and join us for a special day at the
transportation museum. The trolley takes you to the Pumpkin Patch where
you'll decorate a free baby pumpkin and enjoy delicious cider and donuts.
In the museum there's unique trick-or-treating in Halloween-decorated
trolley cars! Special hours and prices prevail; reservations are required.
December 7,8 14 and 15 (Saturdays and Sundays) –
HOLLY TROLLEY RIDES
Santa may still use reindeer power, but sometimes he joins you to enjoy a
ride on our authentic 90-year-old electric trolley car, recalling another
time when families rode trolleys to do their holiday shopping in the city.
The museum will be decorated for the holiday, and the museum's large model
railroad will be running three trains at once. Visit with Santa and Mrs.
Claus, and there's free hot chocolate and cookies for all!