National Streetcar Museum at Lowell Volunteers Needed

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Seashore Trolley Museum

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The National Streetcar Museum at Lowell is open weekends all year round and provides an opportunity for individuals and families to learn more about trolley cars as a mode of mass transportation through displays, interactive exhibits and hands-on play. The Museum is operated by the curator, Seashore Trolley Museum member Paul Castiglione, along with other Seashore volunteers and, at times, student interns supported by the National Park Service. Additional volunteers are needed, particularly on Sundays, to keep the Museum supported at the proper level for the safety and convenience of our visitors. Minimal training is required and will be provided by the curator who will certainly appreciate the assistance of additional volunteers. For more information on how you might help, please contact Paul at trainfan849@verizon.net. Better yet, stop by the Museum at 25 Shattuck Street, Lowell, MA, talk with Paul and see for yourself what a great place this is.

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About Seashore Trolley Museum

Location:

195 Log Cabin Road, Kennebunkport, ME 04046, US

Mission Statement

New England Electric Railway Historical Society shares powerful connections between the past and present. We preserve knowledge, context, and resources for future generations by collecting, restoring, operating, and exhibiting significant public transit vehicles and artifacts. New England Electric Railway Historical Society was established in 1939 in Kennebunkport, Maine. The National Streetcar Museum at Lowell, MA is a satellite of New England Electric Railway Historical Society’s Seashore Trolley Museum in Kennebunkport, Maine.

Description

Seashore Trolley Museum proudly continues the legacy of its founders by maintaining and sharing our world-class transit collections and knowledge with you. Our exhibits and guides call attention to the technological, aesthetic, and historically significant characteristics of our collections.

Our visitors learn about, and gain a new appreciation for, the role public transportation.. Transit enthusiasts and professionals around the world know about the museum. We also welcome individuals, families, school groups, tourists and historians. Riding on a private railroad, in antique streetcars with uniformed crews is memorable. All of our visitors experience a powerful connection to the past at Seashore Trolley Museum.

Our vehicle collection represents the evolution of public transportation. It includes examples from the timeline of public transportation. From the omnibus, to electric streetcars, buses, light rail vehicles, and rapid transit cars, we’ve got them all. Because dogs are part of the family, we are always dog friendly.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

National Streetcar Museum at Lowell25 Shattuck StreetLowell, MA 01852

(42.6451,-71.3128)
 

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REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • We are looking for volunteers year-round on Saturdays and Sundays from 11AM-4PM.

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