Melbourne Tram Museum

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The Melbourne Tram Museum is open on the second and fourth Saturday of every month at Hawthorn Depot.

It is home to 21 fully-restored trams including:

-:- a 'toast-rack' bodied V-class from 1906 - 1st electrified Melbourne trams
-:- 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.

Friends of Hawthorn Tram Depot


The Friends of Hawthorn Tram Depot has been established by VicTrack to assist with the operation of the Melbourne Tram Museum @ Hawthorn Depot.

VicTrack is the government-owned entity that manages the rail-based property and infrastructure owned by the State of Victoria, including many of its historic rail locations and heritage railway/tramway equipment.

All staff at the Melbourne Tram Museum @ Hawthorn Depot on open days are volunteers.

How to get there


The Melbourne Tram Museum @ Hawthorn Depot is located at 8 Wallen Road Hawthorn, Victoria. Use the embedded Google Map at the bottom of this page to obtain detailed directions; the museum location is highlighted with an 'A'. The Melway reference for the museum location is Map 45, B12.

Please note that car parking spaces at the depot are very limited, so you may need to park some distance away and walk, if using your own vehicle.

Public transport access to the museum is excellent: the closest tram stop is at the corner of Riversdale Road and Power Street, Hawthorn on tram routes 70 (Docklands - Wattle Park) and 75 (City - Vermont South). A short walk from the tram stop down Wallen Road will bring you to the museum entrance. For timetable details, or public transport directions, call Public Transport Victoria | 1800 800 007.

The Melbourne Tram Museum @ Hawthorn Depot is open to visitors on the second and fourth Saturday of every month (except for December, when it is only open on the second Saturday).

Admission is by gold coin donation.

Next Open Day | 4th Saturday or see 2nd Saturday



When & Where


Date: Saturday 23rd November 2019 | View Upcoming Dates
Times: 11am to 5pm

Venue || Location


 Hawthorn Tram Depot  Events 2 Events
⊜ 8 Wallen Road Hawthorn | Map
Hawthorn Tram Depot8 Wallen Road, Hawthorn, , 3122



Web Links


Melbourne Tram Museum

www.hawthorntramdepot.org.au

Review | Melbourne Tram Museum Tour 2012

www.ptv.vic.gov.au

Melbourne Tram Museum

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