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Nursery Donates Plants

Sherwood's Forest Nursery provided a generous donation of sustainable plants for the tree planters around the trolley loop and  picnic area near the Roberts  building. This local nursery donated the plant to the National Museum of Transportation on Wednesday, August 9, 2018. Special thanks to David Sherwood for providing a great opportunity to improve this high visibility area! (The volunteers in the photo are Jacki Bettale, Jana Wade, Patti Clerc and Betty Struckhoff. Our gratitude to

Expansion Plans

Expansion plans for The National Museum of Transportation are building on our past to move us into the future. Here is link to our short video, "The Power to Move You," narrated by Bob Costas himself. Be prepared for a tour of living history and animated youngsters of all

Museum Day & Plein Air

Museum Day & Plein Air FREE MUSEUM ADMISSION to the National Museum of Transportation on Saturday, September 22, 2018, for guests if they download tickets in advance from the Smithsonian website. Tickets are available after August 15, 2018. miniature train & handcars...regular operating hours and price trolley - regular operating hours... Special activities on Saturday include... Plein-Air Artists on-site will be painting at various locations around the

Donation Policy

Donations of artifacts, archival materials and books from the public have enhanced the National of Transportation’s collections since its founding in 1944.  Individuals interested in making a donation should contact the Curator at (314) 821-1190, weekdays between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., or by email at museum@transportmuseumassociation.org. We would like discuss if your potential gift will be a suitable addition prior to sending or delivering material to the Museum. Your donation may also provide a valuable tax deduction. We encourage you to speak to your tax advisor about the benefits of a donation to the Museum. Our sincere appreciation goes to all who have donated or are considering donations to our

Trolley Adopt-a-Seat

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