Rehoboth Museum and Jolly Trolley tours start May 15

Reservations are required
Rehoboth Beach Historical Society board member Harvey Waltersdorf, left, welcomes an unidentified visitor aboard a Jolly Trolley for a local history tour. SOURCE SUBMITTED
May 8, 2014

The Jolly Trolley has again teamed up with the Rehoboth Beach Museum for guided tours of the city. Tours begin at 9 a.m. and last approximately 50 minutes. The trolley tour will start and end at the Anna Hazzard Museum at 17 Christian St.

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The cost of the tour is $10, cash only, which includes entrance to the Anna Hazzard House and the Rehoboth Beach Museum. Reservations are required. For reservations and information, call the museum at 302-227-7310.

Tours will run on Thursdays, May 15, June 5 and 19, Aug. 21, Sept. 4 and 18; and Friday, Oct. 24, during Sea Witch Weekend at 9 a.m., plus an extra Sea Witch Weekend tour at 10 a.m.

Visitors and locals will experience firsthand pieces of the history of Rehoboth Beach such as the birth of the town as a Methodist Camp Meeting site and its growth as a resort town. Learn about shipwrecks, submarines, storms and sand dunes.

The Jolly Trolley began when a group of locals wanted to have a means of transportation that would let visitors get a feel for the sights, smells and different experiences of two resort areas, Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach. The Jolly Trolley began its first runs in 1970. Go to

The Rehoboth Beach Museum is at 511 Rehoboth Ave. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday and Friday, and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. The museum is closed Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays until Memorial Day weekend. Check out


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