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Melbourne Tram Museum

Melbourne Tram Museum


Melbourne Tram Museum

Melbourne Tram Museum


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The Melbourne Tram Museum contains a significant collection of heritage trams in the historic Hawthorn Tram Depot. The museum is home to 21 fully-restored trams including:

  • a toast-rack bodied V-class from 1906 one of the first electrified trams in Melbourne
  • several versions of the iconic Melbourne W-class trams
  • the experimental X-class tram designed for lightly patronised routes
  • the prototype of the Z-class which marked the steady modernisation of the fleet when it was introduced in 1975.

Encounter a part of the history of Melbourne at a unique heritage location. You can reach the museum on tram numbers 70 or 75. Admission by donation. The museum is open on the second Saturday of the month and the opening hours are:

  • October to March: 11am to 5pm
  • April to September: 1pm to 5pm

Full details at Friends of the Hawthorn Tram Depot.

Some forthcoming events at Melbourne Tram Museum:

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