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Take a Trolley Tour

a trolley drives past a tree and log huts
Trolley tours follow the Encampment Tour route.

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Trolley tours are offered on a seasonal basis

90-minute guided trolley tours of Valley Forge National Historical Park follow the Encampment Tour route and depart from the front of the visitor center. Tours make extended stops at Muhlenberg's Brigade and Washington's Headquarters. Trolley Tours are ADA accessible and administered by The Encampment Store.

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Call The Encampment Store at 610-624-5010 for additional tour information and to reserve tickets.

Reservations

Advance reservations are recommended. Tickets must be picked up at The Encampment Store gift shop in the Visitor Center at Valley Forge.

Reserved tickets that have not been claimed are released five minutes prior to scheduled tours. Please plan to arrive at the Visitor Center no later than 30 minutes prior to the tour’s departure.

Trolley Tours 2022 Schedule

November 5 - November 19, 2022: Weekends only and weather permitting at 12 PM and 2 PM

November 11, 2022: Veterans’ Day tours at 12 PM and 2 PM

November 25 - November 27, 2022: Thanksgiving Weekend tours at 11 AM, 1 PM, and 3 PM

December 26 - December 31, 2022: Week between Christmas and New Year's tours daily at 11 AM, 1 PM, and 3 PM

Ticket Prices

$20 – adults
$18 – students / seniors (62+) / military
$10 – children 11 & under

Details

Board the trolley at the Visitor Center at Valley Forge. Trolleys follow the Encampment Tour route and make extended stops at Muhlenberg's Brigade (stop #2) and Washington's Headquarters (stop #5). The tour ends back at the visitor center.

All ages welcome.

Designated service animals are allowed.

Ticket Prices

$20 – adults
$18 – students / seniors (62+) / military
$10 – children 11 & under

Tickets must be picked up at The Encampment Store gift shop in the Visitor Center at Valley Forge. Reserved tickets that have not been claimed are released five minutes prior to scheduled tours. Please plan to arrive at the Visitor Center no later than 30 minutes prior to the tour’s departure.

Reservations are recommended but not required. If you would like to make a reservation, please call (610) 624-5010.

Trolleys run from March to December. See the full schedule for specific dates and times.

11:00 am, 1:00pm and 3:00pm (special holidays may have different tour times—please check the full schedule for more details)

Accessibility Information
  • The trolley tour is wheelchair accessible. The trolley can accommodate up to 2 wheelchairs.

  • Visitors with limited mobility should note that the group does move over uneven surfaces at Muhlenberg's Brigade (first extended stop) and that it takes few minutes to exit the trolley and reach the Washington’s Headquarters building (second extended stop).

Valley Forge National Historical Park

Last updated: November 16, 2022