Explore the rich history of Melbourne's iconic trams at the Melbourne Tram Museum

Melbourne Tram Museum

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Hawthorn, Victoria

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8 Wallen Road,
Hawthorn,
Victoria
3122.

Open to the public every second and fourth Saturday of each month, the Melbourne Tram Museum preserves and shares the rich tramway history of Melbourne, with something for all ages. The museum houses 21 fully-restored trams including, a toast-rack bodied V-class from 1906, one of the first electric trams in Melbourne. Several versions of the iconic Melbourne W-class trams, the prototype of the Z-class which marked the steady modernisation of the fleet when it was introduced in 1975. A large range of tramway artefacts and ephemera are also on display. ...

Entry Cost

$1 to $5


Entry is by gold coin donation.

Product Types

  • Galleries, Museums and Collections

Facilities found here

  • Carpark
  • Coach Parking
  • Conference/Convention Facilities
  • Enquiry Desk
  • Family Friendly
  • Interactive Centre
  • Interpretive Centre
  • Non Smoking
  • Parents Room
  • Pet Friendly - Enquire
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet
  • Shop / Gift Shop

Special Needs and Access

  • Welcomes and assists people who have challenges with learning, communication, understanding and behaviour. (includes people with autism, intellectual disability, Down syndrome, acquired brain injury (ABI), dyslexia and dementia)
  • Caters for people who are blind or have vision loss.
  • Caters for people who are deaf or have hearing loss.
  • Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)
  • Caters for people who use a wheelchair.
  • An access and inclusion statement is available (make this available on your website).

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