Ballarat Tramway Museum
Online Since January 1996
Australia's Most Authentic Tramway Museum
Ballarat Tramway Museum Inc, P.O. Box 632, Ballarat, Victoria, 3353, Australia. Phone or Fax +61 3 5334 1580 and Email

Trams operating every weekend during April, every day during the April school holidays and during the Easter Holiday period and Anzac day.

On Heritage Weekend, the Museum will have a stand at the Mining Exchange during the Ballarat Heritage Weekend - 10-11 May 2014.


No 28 at St Aidans Drive

Tram 28 waiting for departure at St Aidans Drive - 4-4-2013

Photo: Peter Waugh
Tramcars 18 & 40 recently celebrated their 100th birthdays. Click here to see photos of the event.

Travel on part of Ballarat's Living History

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History Lives in Ballarat and in Wendouree Parade. Take a ride on one of the trams which are 90 or more years old and provided Ballarat's public transport until 1971.


When do we Run?

Trams run every Saturday, Sunday, public holiday and during the Victorian school holidays between 12.30pm and 5pm in Wendouree Parade throughout the year.  Trams are available for hire. 


Fares: Adult $4, Children $2, All-day ticket $8.


The vintage tram ride covers 1.3km of original line through the beautiful Botanical Gardens by the western side of tranquil Lake Wendouree and takes about 20 minutes.

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60+ years of Begonias
No. 1 Horse Tram
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Ballarat's Precincts
Tramway stories

Our depot is at:37 33'6"S and 143 49' 12"E.
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