Starting May 6, anyone who finds eight trolleys hidden in New London can enter to win a prize.
Hidden in eight businesses around New London are replica trolleys. Pick up an entry form, find all eight trolleys, return the completed form to the museum by June 6 and be entered to win a great prize.
The contest is part of the New London Public Museum’s summer exhibit and event New London Remembered.
Prizes will be given away on Saturday, June 8, at the New London Remembered Trolley Tour. There is no need to be present to win.
Prizes include a basket full of spa goodies including a gift certificate from Wholistic Spa, a great “Preserve Your Family History” kit, and a Mad Dog & Merrill picnic basket.
Tickets for the New London Public Museum’s New London Remembered Trolley Tour are on sale now. The Trolley Tour celebrates the opening of NLPM’s newest exhibit New London Remembered; The Changing Look of a Midwestern Town.
Due to limited seating on the trolley, tickets should be purchased in advance.
Trolley Tours on Saturday, June 8, start at 9:15 a.m., 10:30 a.m., noon, 1:15 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 for adults, $4 for seniors (65+), and $2 for children (15 and under). Tickets may be purchased at the New London Public Museum.
Trolleys will provide a one-hour guided trolley tour around the city of New London. Participants will discover more about 10 former New London buildings and take home a booklet full of information and historic photos.
Don’t forget to stop by the museum and explore the new exhibit New London Remembered; The Changing Look of a Midwestern Town. Food concessions benefit the Friends of the New London Public Museum.
Ssponsors include Cline and Hanson Funeral Home, County Post East, Festival Foods, First State Bank, and Hillshire Brands.
The New London Public Museum is located in the lower level of the New London Public Library, 406 S. Pearl St. It is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday (year-round) and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday (Labor Day to Memorial Day). Admission is free. The museum’s research library is available by appointment.