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East Troy Electric Railroad

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Chartered Birthday dinner experience

This week was my wife’s birthday and we are at the age we don’t need more stuff, experiences are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rick B
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Fun historic ride

We started in East Troy at the museum. The museum has displays that are interesting to view and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
121RJW
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Take 14-mile train rides on historic trolleys or interurban cars. Round trips from East Troy depot and museum to Indianhead Park in Mukwonago. Stops at popular Elegant Farmer store and deli. Regular trains Fri-Sat-Sun from June through October...more
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2002 Church St, East Troy, WI 53120-1302
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This week was my wife’s birthday and we are at the age we don’t need more stuff, experiences are what we enjoy. I contacted the East Troy Railroad in East Troy, WI about their chartered dinner trips on one their restored rail cars. They told...More

Thank Rick B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We started in East Troy at the museum. The museum has displays that are interesting to view and some are interactive. The kids seemed to like the interactive displays the most. Souvenirs are available for purchase. While waiting for the next train to arrive, we...More

Thank 121RJW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've known for a long time that the railroad existed, but it took a gift certificate for me to try it. My mistake. The museum is a small but enlightening. Every volunteer is exuberant and knowledgeable. The food on the train was unexpectedly good and...More

Thank In50by50
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rode with my parents to Mukwonago and back. The conductor Chaz was incredible. He actually let my husband and I see how everything worked and how it operated. Everything was explained during the ride very thoroughly and kept everyone entertained. Highly recommend.

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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We loved going on the electric railroad! Our son loved the ride and everyone was very friendly. We got the yearly pass so we will be back for sure!

Thank shelbyraye90
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Took the East Troy dinner train for the 1st time and will definitely do it again. Quaint little museum welcomes you upon arrival. Train departs on time for a smooth quite two hour dinner ride. Fun cocktail menu, I tried the Vesper (mm good). Staff...More

Thank LovinLongWeekends
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Kids loved riding the train! Knowledgeable & friendly conductors. Ice cream sundaes at the depot were incredible!

Thank Wendy O
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Perfect for the little and not-so-little ones. The train cars have all been refurbished and are lovely reminders of days past when railroads ruled. Operated and maintained by an enthusiastic all-volunteer staff, the train ride and museum offer fun and education for everyone. We rode...More

2  Thank S_Chen0720
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Great activity to do by yourself or with the kids. The museum is small but very interesting. The train is obviously the best part. Take a lovely ride through the woods to the Elegant Farmer for a snack. The conductor is usually full of interesting...More

Thank HikerEllie
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Loads of great and interesting train history is here for you to enjoy! The volunteers are always looking to make the best of our rail travels, so eager to share! Housed in the downtown area of this quaint area, its a very nice activity for...More

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Denise S
23 June 2017|
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Response from SteveT6029677454 | Property representative |
You can stay on the train the whole round trip, which takes about 90 minutes. Or you can get off at any of the three stops. On Saturdays and Sundays, a train departs from the East Troy Depot and the Elegant Farmer Depot... More
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BArbara M
20 June 2017|
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Response from SteveT6029677454 | Property representative |
The third stop is Indianhead Park in Mukwonago. There is a small swimming beach, a bridge over the river and picnic tables. The main ticket office is the depot and museum in East Troy.
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