Trolley Adopt-a-Seat Program - Take A Seat . . . Please! The National Museum of Transportation Trolley Volunteers are currently refurbishing our Philadelphia Transit Company #2740. This was the first car that the Trolley Volunteers put into service at the Museum in 1998. The seats of this trolley were last refurbished by SEPTA, the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, in 1984. The seats, as received from SEPTA in 1995, were blue with red trim. Our goal is to restore the seats back to the original brown color. The cost to reupholster a double seat is $199.00, and a single seat is $149.00. Will you Adopt-a-Seat for
Labor Day – Trolley is Running!
Labor Day is the perfect holiday to spend at the National Museum of Transportation! Come see what the great American spirit and dedication of generations produced. Always a special treat, our trolley will be running on Labor Day and is included with your admission. Our hours and activities on Monday, September 4th, are as follow: Self-Guided Tours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Public Tour: 10 a.m. Miniature Train: 9:20 a.m.-1:20 p.m. Trolley: 9:20 a.m. – 3:20 p.m. Handcar Village (weather permitting): 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Creation Station: 9:15, 10:30 & 11:45 a.m. Reminder: Mark your calendars for our spectacular Saturday, September 23rd extravaganza featuring an animal-named car show (so Jaguar, Beetle, etc.), a Trabant raffle, a Plein Air artist painting event, etc. If you go to the Smithsonian Live website here, you can print tickets to admit you and a guest free on September 23rd if you select the National Museum of Transportation on Barrett Station Road in St. Louis