Historic Raleigh Trolley Tour @ Mordecai Historic Park
Jan 20 all-day

Explore Raleigh’s Trolley History!
Have you ever wondered why there are trolleys rolling around downtown Raleigh?
Well, back in 1886, Raleigh started its first four-mile trolley system powered by mules. While it doesn’t use mules anymore, the Raleigh Trolley continues its proud journey of transporting folks around downtown today.

If you’ve ever been curious about the history of the bright red trolleys you see rolling around downtown, join us for this dive into local trolley history. We will visit some of the original tracks, see the old powerhouse, & learn about Raleigh’s most unique form of transportation on this tour.

The trolley departs from Mordecai Historic Park & lasts approximately one hour. Tickets are $10 for adults, $4 for youth, & free for ages 6 & under.

To purchase tickets, please call 919-996-4364, stop by the Mordecai Visitor Center, or register at To register with Reclink, use the barcodes listed below:

January 20th,1pm – 2pm: #232818
January 20th, 2pm – 3pm: #232819
January 20th, 3pm – 4pm: #232820