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New York Museum of Transportation

6393 East River Rd
W. Henrietta , NY , 14586
Phone: (585) 533-1113
43° 1' 0.2136" N, 77° 42' 35.262" W
Contact name: 
Jim Dierks
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The New York Museum of Transportation is unique among Western New York's museums. In Rush, just 20 minutes from Rochester, the museum features vintage trolley cars, highway and horse-drawn vehicles, a steam locomotive, several model railroads, photos, exhibits, gallery, and gift shop. Relive holiday memories with the Midtown Plaza Monorail on display! On certain Sundays, rides are included with admission on the only electric trolley line in New York State (NOTE: for trolley rides, check website for days, hours and reservations). Open Sundays only, and featuring monthly special events.

The New York Museum of Transportation has been delighting families, train enthusiasts and history buffs since 1973.  Train rides are offered in the summer months and selected winter dates on 90-year-old trolley cars.  The only trolley ride in New York State recreates the "interurban era" of a century ago when trolleys traveled cross-country.  The ride through open fields and forest is scenic and unique.  The hands-on museum itself contains historic trolley cars, a steam locomotive, fire engine, huge model railroad, numerous exhibits, a gallery, and gift shop. 

We are a great venue for birthdays and other family or group events.  We provide an authentic trolley car indoors seating 36 for your party.

The museum is located at 6393 East River Road in the Town of Rush, about 20 minutes south of Rochester and easily reached from Exit 11 on I-390 (take 251 West to the flashing red light, turn right and go a mile to our driveway).  Admission on trolley ride days (check website for days, hours and reservations) is $10 adults, $9 seniors (age 65 and older), $6 youths (age 3 - 12).  Under age 3 are free.  On noon-trolley ride days there's still lots to enjoy and admission is only $5 adults and $4 youths (and no reservations needed).  Check us out at  Contact or call (585) 533-1113.

Open hours: 
Sunday: 11:00 am-4:00 pm
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: Closed
Friday: Closed
Saturday: Closed

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