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Philadelphia Trolley Works
1350 Schuykill Avenue
Office Only
Philadelphia, PA 19146
All Tours Departures Listed Below
215.389.8687
Hours of Operation

For Information on Trolleys, Big Bus & Motor Coaches Please Call:
Fax: 215-389-1279

The Philadelphia Trolley And Carriage Company was founded over 30 years ago with a vision of providing the Philadelphia Region with superior tours and transportation services. Today, 76 Carriage Company and its offspring, Philadelphia Trolley Works, The Big Bus Company and Connective Tours is Philadelphia's largest provider of sightseeing tours and specialty Transportation and tors avaliable are below...

76 Carriage Company Horse Drawn Tours Depart Daily from 5th & Chestnut Streets Your Carriage Awaits! Sit back, relax and experience Philadelphia’s history and other popular attractions aboard one of our stylish coaches. Journey back in time on an enchanting carriage ride through the tree-lined streets of Philadelphia’s Independence National Historic Park, Society Hill and Old City. Your personal Guide will whisk you away on a leisurely ride through historic Philadelphia. Read More.

Big Bus Tour Departs Daily from 5th & Market Streets Experience Philadelphia from the Top.... The Top of an Authentic London Double Decker Bus! See the sights of the city on one of our Open-Top tours that offer spectacular views and entertaining stories from our fully-trained Philly friendly guides. Professional Tour Guides bring old and new Philadelphia to life on our 90 minute fully-narrated “City Tour”. Read more.

Franklin Footsteps Walking Tour This guided walking tour retraces the footsteps of Benjamin Franklin and his fellow patriots during the founding of our nation. Read More

Philly By Night Departs from 12th & Filbert Streets. If you want a taste of Historic Philadelphia under a starry night sky? The Philly By Night tour — an extension of the Big Bus tour from Philadelphia Trolley Works — takes off nightly for a city-wide tour of Philadelphia’s most notable attractions.Read More.

Trolley Tours Departs Daily from 5th & Market Streets. Experience the History! You Make The Choice! Enjoy the sites of Philadelphia on board our authentic Victorian Style Trolleys. Read More.

76 Carriage Company Horse Drawn Tours Depart Daily from 5th & Chestnut Street See Map
76 Carriage Company Horse Drawn Tours Depart Daily from 5th & Chestnut Streets Your Carriage Awaits! Sit back, relax and experience Philadelphia’s history and other popular attractions aboard one of our stylish coaches. Journey back in time on an enchanting carriage ride through the tree-lined streets of Philadelphia’s Independence National Historic Park, Society Hill and Old City. Your personal Guide will whisk you away on a leisurely ride through Old City.

Our stately draft horses and certified drivers make these tours a family favorite by day and a perfect way to enhance a romantic evening. Be sure to look for the "76 Carriage Company" logo or ask for us by name.

Hours of Operation:Non-Reserved Rides departing from the carriage stand at 5th & Chestnut Streets across from Independence Hall

Monday – Friday: 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 9:30 am – 6:30 pm

Evenings: 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Evening rates and appointments by Reservation.

All tours subject to availability * Weather Permitting* Maximum occupancy per carriage is 6 passengers

TOUR DETAILS

Short Tour: (15-20 minutes)
Covers Independence National Historical Park, the nation’s most historic square mile

Price: $ 30.00 (for 1 to 4 people) $ 7.00 for each additional person in the carriage

Medium Tour: (30-35 minutes)
Covers Independence National Historical Park and Society Hill, America’s largest collection of original 18th century homes and churches

Price: $ 40.00 (for 1 to 4 people) $ 10.00 for each additional person in the carriage

Deluxe Tour: (1 hour)
Covers Independence National Historical Park and Society Hill and Old City. This tour includes Betsy Ross House and much more!

Price: $ 80.00 (for 1 to 4 people) $ 20.00 for each additional person in the carriage

Free Courtesy Shuttle (9:00 am – 4:30 pm) available from Center City Locations
Call 215-389-TOUR.

Gift Certificates Available: Carriage rides make an excellent choice for the perfect gift. Thrill your family, friends or sweetheart with a carriage ride through historic Philadelphia. Whether you want to see the sights or snuggle with your sweetheart, allow 76 Carriage Company to provide you with the carriage ride of your dreams!

Call the Gift Certificate Hotline at 215-923-8516

Warning: You assume the risk of equine activities under Pennsylvania Law.

Big Bus Tour Departs Daily from 5th & Market Street See Map

Big Bus Tour Departs Daily from 5th & Market Streets Experience Philadelphia from the Top.... The Top of an Authentic London Double Decker Bus! See the sights of the city on one of our Open-Top tours that offer spectacular views and entertaining stories from our fully-trained Philly friendly guides. Professional Tour Guides bring old and new Philadelphia to life on our 90 minute fully-narrated “City Tour”. *All tours terminate at 5th & Market/Liberty Bell* Seating on a first come first serve basis* All tours weather permitting. Operated by Philadelphia Trolley Works, the Big Bus Tours are offered 7 days per week with frequent departures from the Northeast Corner of 5th & Market streets. Climb aboard the Big Bus and enjoy the history, cultural attractions, dining and shopping along the route. Hop on and off at any of our 21 stops or just sit back and enjoy the ride!

See the steps that Rocky climbed, Enjoy an authentic cheese steak or Philadelphia Soft pretzel, celebrate Ben Franklin's 300th birthday, retrace the steps of our founding fathers, visit America's first Z00 or shop along South Street. See The Big Bus staff to have your ticket validated.

  • Hours:Hours: April – November Tours Depart Daily from 9:30 am – 5:00 pm weekdays, 6:00 pm weekends (July-August) December – March
    Tours Depart Daily from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Admission : 24 hour ticket Adult $ 27 Combo Seniors $ 25 Children Ages 4 yrs- 12yrs $ 10, 48 hour ticket Adult $ 43 Combo Seniors $ 40 Children Ages 4 yrs- 12yrs $ 18
  • Includes: Free Courtesy Shuttle (9:00 am - 4:30 pm) available from Center City locations - To arrange for a pick-up call us at 215-389-8687. The City Tour operates daily except Christmas and New Year's. All tours subject to availability and are on a first come / first serve basis. Trolleys and Big Bus vehicles operate interchangeably on the tour. Your pass is good for either vehicle. Tours depart from the northeast corner of 5th & Market Streets.
  • Lenth of Tour: Each tour lasts approximately 90 minutes.The tours are available November through April, weather permitting, and daily May through October. Please call (215) 389-TOUR for specific times.
Franklin Footsteps Walking Tour Departs from 6th & Market Street See Map
Franklin Footsteps Walking Tour Departs from 6th & Market Streets Want a taste of Historic Philadelphia under a starry night sky? The Philly By Night tour — an extension of the Big Bus tour from Philadelphia Trolley Works — takes off nightly for a city-wide tour of Philadelphia’s most notable attractions. . Join us as at the Sightseeing Kiosk located inside The Independence Visitor Center to walk back in time to colonial Philadelphia and the birthplace of a nation. Tours depart from the Sightseeing Tour Kiosk at the Independence Visitor Center.Winter Tour schedule : Tours depart daily from April to September Walking Tours do not operate from January - March. Please consider taking a big bus, trolley or horsedrawn carriage tour
  • Admission : Adult $ 17 Combo Seniors $ 15 Children Ages 4 yrs- 10yrs
  • Includes: Highlights include Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell and Carpenters’ Hall where the Continental Congress met to discuss its grievances with England.
     
    Along the way, you will see Christ Church, where Ben Franklin and our Founding Fathers worshipped, the Betsy Ross House, where the first flag was made, and the Christ Church Burial Ground, the final resting place of Ben Franklin and many historic leaders. Also, you’ll learn about the National Constitution Center — the historic area’s newest attraction which explores the U.S. Constitution, a worldwide symbol of freedom and justice.
  • Lenth of Tour: Tour approximately 75mins; .
Philly By Night Departs from 12th & Filbert Streets See Map
Philly By Night Departs from 12th & Filbert Streets Want a taste of Historic Philadelphia under a starry night sky? The Philly By Night tour — an extension of the Big Bus tour from Philadelphia Trolley Works — takes off nightly for a city-wide tour of Philadelphia’s most notable attractions

Tours depart from at 8 p.m. nightly from Philadelphia Marriott Downtown (12th and Filbert Streets). Tickets sold until departure at 12th & Filbert Streets.

Space is limited and reservations are recommended.

For Advance ticket sales call (215) 389-TOUR or visit the Sightseeing Kiosk at the Independence Visitor Center (6th and Market Streets) to make reservations.

Tours begin On The Firsy Friday In May 4th

Sites include:
•Penn’s Landing
•South Street
•Liberty Bell
•Independence Hall
•Chinatown
•Avenueof the Arts
•Ben Franklin Parkway
•Philadelphia Museum of Art

*Tours operated seasonally from May -October weather permitted* Departure times subject to change*

Trolley Tours Departs Daily from 5th & Market Street See Map
Trolley Tours Departs Daily from 5th & Market Streets

Step aboard one of our signature Victorian-style "open-air" trolleys. Enjoy the view as the past meets the present through the colorful narrative of our experienced tour guides. Our knowledgeable staff will enlighten and entertain you with humorous stories and fascinating facts about Philadelphia’s famous sights and attractions. Purchase your 24-hour or 48-hour Pass.

Your 24-hour or 48 hour Pass will give you the freedom of unlimited on-and-off privileges between at any of our 21 stops throughout the day.

Free Courtesy Shuttle (9:00 am - 4:30 pm) available from Center City locations - To arrange for a pick-up call us at 215-389-8687.

See trolley staff to have your ticket validated.

More Information:The City Tour operates daily except Christmas and New Year’s. All tours subject to availability and are on a first come / first serve basis. *All tours terminate at 5th & Market/Liberty Bell* Seating on a first come first serve basis* All tours weather permitting

Trolleys and Big Bus vehicles operate interchangeably on the tour. Your pass is good for either vehicle.

Tours depart from the northeast corner of 5th & Market Streets.

Hours:
April – November
Tours Depart Daily from 9:30 am – 5:00 pm weekdays, 6:00 pm weekends (July-August)

December – March
Tours Depart Daily from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

  • Hours:Hours: April – November Tours Depart Daily from 9:30 am – 5:00 pm weekdays, 6:00 pm weekends (July-August) December – March
    Tours Depart Daily from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Admission : 24 hour ticket —Adult $ 27 Combo Seniors $ 25 Children Ages 4 yrs- 12yrs $ 10, 48 hour ticket —Adult $ 43 Combo Seniors $ 40 Children Ages 4 yrs- 12yrs $ 18
  • Includes: Free Courtesy Shuttle (9:00 am - 4:30 pm) available from Center City locations - To arrange for a pick-up call us at 215-389-8687. The City Tour operates daily except Christmas and New Year's. All tours subject to availability and are on a first come / first serve basis. Trolleys and Big Bus vehicles operate interchangeably on the tour. Your pass is good for either vehicle. Tours depart from the northeast corner of 5th & Market Streets.
  • Lenth of Tour: Each tour lasts approximately 90 minutes.The tours are available November through April, weather permitting, and daily May through October. Please call (215) 389-TOUR for specific times.
  • Where we take you!
    Our Trolley Tours take in all of Philadelphia's main sights. Take a look at our full list of stops below.
  • Independence Visitor's Center
  • Betsy Ross House
  • National Constitution Center
  • Chinatown
  • Convention Center Marriott
  • Love Park / City Hall
  • Cathedral Basilica Of St Peter &Paul
  • Rodin Museum
  • Eastern State Penitentiary
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • Philadelphia Zoo
  • Memorial Hall / Please Touch Museum
  • "Rocky Steps"
  • The Franklin/ Logan Circle
  • Four Seasons Hotel
  • Hyatt at The Bellevue
  • Antique Row
  • South Street/Head House Square
  • Society Hill Sheraton
  • Penn's Landing/waterfront
  • Old City/Christ Church
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