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400 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53203

 

East Troy Railroad Museum

14-mile train rides, historic trolleys-40 min from MKE. Weekends Apr-Nov.

2002 Church Street
East Troy, WI • 53120
[email protected]
Hours of Operation

Weekends Apr.-Nov. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

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Overview

The East Troy Railroad Museum is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational corporation dedicated to preserving the rail heritage of Wisconsin and America. We maintain and operate historic electric trolley and interurban railroad cars on track completed by The Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Company (TMER&L) in 1907.

We enjoy educating visitors about the history of this interurban rail line and the history and operation of trolleys and interurban lines in general, while also explaining the role of rail transportation in the development of America.

The museum is operated completely by volunteer staff. All ticket sales, dinner train profits, memberships, gift shop sales and donations are used directly to fund the work of maintaining the railroad and museum.

We run regularly scheduled trains every Saturday and Sunday from early April through early November. From mid-June to late October trains run on Fridays too, departing East Troy at 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m.. We offer a variety of dinner trains, pizza trains, burger trains and special event trains throughout the season. Our trolleys or interurban rail cars can be chartered for special events. Please see our web site for information on our regular schedules and for pricing and ticketing for dinner trains, special events and charters: www.easttroyrr.org.

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Things You'll Find:

  1. The only remaining interurban line in Wisconsin
  2. Only 35 miles from Milwaukee
  3. Run entirely by volunteers
  4. Fun 90-minute Train Rides

Onsite Amenities
& Features

  • WiFi Available
  • Motorcoach/Bus Parking
  • Banquet Facilities
  • WiFi Available (Complimentary)
  • On-Site Parking
  • Free On-Site Parking
  • Family Friendly
  • Booths

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Information

  • Miles to Airport: 32.00
  • Miles to the Convention Center: 34.00
  • Price Range: $$
  • Total Number of Meeting Rooms: 2
  • Total Sq. Ft. Meeting Space: 1000
  • Sq. Ft. of Largest Meeting Room: 500
  • Capacity of Largest Room Set Banquet Style: 100
  • Capacity of Largest Room Set Reception Style: 100
  • Capacity of Largest Room Set Classroom Style: 50
  • Ceiling Height: 8
  • Facility Classification: Event Venue

Facility Information

Property Value
NotesThis unconventional meeting space could be an attention getter or may offer a way to do some fun team building.
DescriptionWe have two elegant railroad dining cars with seating at tables for 50 people in each car. Cars are air conditioned and can travel 7.5 miles between East Troy and Mukwonago. Food and drinks may be arranged. A central presentation table for a seminar would reduce seating to 46. Sound system is installed.

Rooms Available

Room Name Total Sq. Ft.WidthLengthHeightReceptionBanquetClassroom
Railroad Dining Car (2) 50010501010010050