NationalCapitalTrolleyMuseum



 

UPCOMING EVENTS


Black History Month | Jim Crow Practices on Streetcars | Women in Transition | East Penn Traction Club | Spring Operations | Step Lively Please for the Spring Break Special | Cavalcade of Street Cars | 2016 Thursday-Friday Spring Operations End | Memorial Day Weekend | Summer Thursday-Friday Operations | 79th Anniversary Celebration, PCC Cars |
 

2016

 

February 2016

Black History Month

The Museum presents its temporary exhibit, Jim Crow on Streetcars. Learn about the nature of segregation aboard the cars in 19th century New York, efforts to block the practice as it developed across the South, and eventual success in opening employment opportunities.
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Saturday, February 27, 1:30 pm

Jim Crow Practices on Streetcars

At 1:30 p.m., Eric Madison presents Jim Crow Practices on Streetcars, a story of the varied regulation of and opposition efforts to end racial segregation on transit.
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March 2016

Women in Transition

Celebrating Women's History Month, the Museum presents this special exhibit, Women in Transition.
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Saturday, March 12

East Penn Traction Club

The East Penn Traction Club presents a selection of its O scale modules assembled and operating in the Auditorium.
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March 17 to May 13

Spring Operations

Spring Thursday-Friday operation begins at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, March 17.
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March 24, 25 & 31; April 1
10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Step Lively Please for the Spring Break Special

Take a break with us! This program features trolley cartoons and story time for children from 10:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Trolley rides are included as well as scheduled visits to Street Car Hall with a docent.
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Sunday, April 17

Cavalcade of Street Cars

Cavalcade of Street Cars features operation of several cars from the collections.
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Friday, May 13

2016 Thursday-Friday Spring Operations End

Thursday-Friday Spring Operations end at 2:00 p.m.
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May 28, 29 & 30

Memorial Day Weekend

Recall the role of the transit industry during wartime. Enjoy Tilly the Trolley and Billy the Bus, a wartime production of the Capital Transit Company, and Ten Seconds to Go, a wartime production of Kansas City Public Service. See a special exhibit, Homefront Street Cars.
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June 16 to August 12

Summer Thursday-Friday Operations

Thursday-Friday operation begins at 10:00 a.m. Go to www.dctrolley.org for a listing of the special programs for each day for children until August 12.
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Sunday
August 28

79th Anniversary Celebration, PCC Cars

Celebrate the arrival of the Presidents' Conference Committee street cars in the Nation's Capital in 1937. Ride our PCC cars. Visit Street Car Hall and see our local street cars. Open 12 N to 5 p.m.
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