We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Seashore Trolley Museum

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: 195 Log Cabin Rd, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-5219
Phone Number: +1 207-967-2712
Website
Today
10:00 - 17:00
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description:

World's largest electric railway museum, offering rides on private...

World's largest electric railway museum, offering rides on private railroad, exhibits, museum store, picnic tables. Appealing to all age groups. Many special events throughout the season!

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 200 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 137
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Golden Chariot Ride

What a wonderful activity. A ride upon the chariot while enjoying the great outdoors. To top it off food and (2) beverages for everyone included in the price of your ticket... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
chickok11
,
Biddeford, Maine
Add Photo Write a Review

200 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 198: English reviews
Biddeford, Maine
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a wonderful activity. A ride upon the chariot while enjoying the great outdoors. To top it off food and (2) beverages for everyone included in the price of your ticket. The people of the Trolley museum are fun and engaging.. a new holiday tradition.

Helpful?
Thank chickok11
Wilmington, Delaware
Level Contributor
54 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I bought a $25 ticket to go on the Golden Chariot Ride on Dec 2nd for Christmas Prelude. They made the description sound so great and said cocktails and horderves were included in the price of the ticket. Cheap horderves and cocktails. The worst part was the chariot ride. It was so dark you couldn't see a thing. There were... More 

Helpful?
Thank Kathy H
STMDirector, Manager at Seashore Trolley Museum, responded to this review

Very sorry you did not enjoy this. There were other guests who told us how much they enjoyed the ride and the food and drink, but everyone has different expectations. Thank you for the feedback. More 

Vista, California
Level Contributor
99 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice little ride on the trolley - complete with bells and whistles - and a stroll thru the workshops to see the restored cars

Helpful?
Thank Nancy J
STMDirector, Manager at Seashore Trolley Museum, responded to this review

We're so glad you enjoyed your visit! More 

Mount Vernon, Illinois
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We loved this as the guides(trolley men) were so informative and Humorous. We really enjoyed all the Kennebunkport, Maine area. So much to see and do.

Helpful?
1 Thank William G
STMDirector, Manager at Seashore Trolley Museum, responded to this review

We're delighted that you came and had a good time! Hope you'll be back in 2017! More 

London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
208 reviews
104 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Such enthusiastic and informative people work here. And such beautiful restorations of the trolley cars. I learned about trolley cars and urban development too; who knew trolleys transformed cities so much? A well-stocked store for the enthusiast and the general visitor. We had a good length trolley ride. All kinds of transit memorabilia/ work in progress to see on site... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank john592
STMDirector, Manager at Seashore Trolley Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting and for recognizing our volunteer crew! We are proud of them, and glad that you enjoyed your visit. More 

new haven, ct
Level Contributor
406 reviews
119 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

I had heard about this museum a while ago because it has a car in which Theodore Roosevelt rode and spoke from once and every year hosts "Theodore Roosevelt Days". I remember seeing a drawing with this advertisement and the car appeared to be something quite baroque. As a TR fan and because we were taking a short day trip... More 

Helpful?
Thank sullific
STMDirector, Manager at Seashore Trolley Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting and for your comprehensive comments. We hope you can visit during the TR event in 2017! More 

Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
346 reviews
89 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Back in the UK we have many railway "preservation" projects run by enthusiastic amateurs who have gathered together more old locos carriages and wagons than they can realistically expect to preserve; and this museum is a bit like that. It claims to have over 200 tramcars from every system that ever operated in the US - and seems to have... More 

Helpful?
Thank WardenRon
STMDirector, Manager at Seashore Trolley Museum, responded to this review

We're happy that you visited. We are raising funds to expand a storage facility so we can protect more of our collection. More 

Essex, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We found this place by accident on our honeymoon in 2005 and loved it so much. We then returned in 2016 and we had to visit again. As luck would have it the Pumpkinheadfest was going on as well. The site is just fantastic, the volunteers are so passionate about the subject and provided plenty of information and laughs on... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank MrandMrs24
STMDirector, Manager at Seashore Trolley Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting and reviewing! P. S. We love being part of your honeymoon memories! More 

Philadelphia
Level Contributor
215 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Around the world there are hundreds of transportation museums. They range from small all volunteer run to large government operations with hundreds of employees. No matter their size, every museum needs a clear objective. That motivates the crews and makes the venue attractive to visitors. The Seashore Trolley Museum has expanded to cover all modes and changed the name to... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Railhistoryfan
STMDirector, Manager at Seashore Trolley Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your impressions candidly. Feedback helps us improve. We are delighted that you chose to visit us. More 

Henderson, Nevada
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We were on our way to Kennebunkport . When we pasted the museum,stopped in and took the trolley tour the volunteers love what they do,so informative and passionate.a must do when in the area

Helpful?
Thank clintsmom
STMDirector, Manager at Seashore Trolley Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for coming in...our volunteers are always delighted to welcome visitors and share their knowledge and enthusiasm with you! More 

Travellers who viewed Seashore Trolley Museum also viewed

Kennebunkport, Kennebunks
Kennebunkport, Kennebunks
 
Kennebunkport, Kennebunks
Kennebunkport, Kennebunks
 

Been to Seashore Trolley Museum? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Seashore Trolley Museum and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Seashore Trolley Museum staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?