We will reopen for streetcar rides on the July Fourth weekend. Check Como-Harriet and Excelsior Schedules for details. We will be following current State and CDC guidelines: Masks are not required for vaccinated passengers but recommended for those who are not.
Como-Harriet Streetcar Line
Step back to the days when the streetcar was king — when Twin Citians went to work, to school, and to play by trolley! Visit the historic displays in our station, shop our unique gifts and souvenirs, then take a nostalgic ride on one of our historic streetcars along a scenic route between the lakes. Your Motorman will provide interesting information about the car and Minnesota streetcar history.
Excelsior Streetcar Line
Enjoy a trip through historic Excelsior along a half-mile of track built on the former right-of-way of the Minneapolis and St. Louis Railway. The car stops at our car barn so passengers can view a photo gallery of hotels, trains, paddlewheel boats and landmarks from the 1800s; history, in pictures, of the Twin Cities Rapid Transit as it ran in Minneapolis and St. Paul; other streetcars in our collection; work in progress of restoring a vintage streetcar.
You can find our updated 2020-2021 Museum Annual Appeal information online now. Following past practice, this will be the only time that we’ll solicit a donation from you. While we didn’t operate for the public in 2020, we are hopeful that we’ll be able to operate in 2021. But given the uncertainties of COVID-19, it’s […]