The Tramway Museum Society of Victoria Incorporated

The Tramway Museum Society of Victoria Incorporated

The Society presents a collection which illustrates the development of the railed transport of Melbourne's streets from Melbourne's cable trams through to the latest "W" class trams. It is based at the old Bylands Station area, and features electric trams, horse and cable cars of many varieties, including Geelong and Ballarat trams. Rides are available on a 1 kilometre electric tramway.

Address: 
330 Union Lane, Bylands, VIC
Tel: 
0397986035
Hours: 
10am-5pm Sun, other times by appointment only
Admission: 
Adult $8, children $4, family ticket (2 adults, 2+children) $18.50
Facilities: 
Toilets, car and bus parking, picnic area, refreshments, sales outlet, guided tours, community involvement, special membership, magazine/newsletter, outreach
Collection: 
Approximately 40 tramcars on display, plus photo display available
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Items

Electric tramcar

Creator:
Melbourne Metropolitan Tramways Board
Description:
Various operating electric trams.
Date:
1910s-1960s

Cable tram

Creator:
Melbourne Tramways and Omnibus Company
Description:
Various cable trams in static displays.
Date:
1885

Horse-drawn tram

Creator:
Melbourne Tramways and Omnibus Company
Description:
Static display of tram.
Date:
1885
Item Id Number:
256

Collection

Motor Buses

Description:
A collection of motor buses from the 1920s to the 1970s.
Date:
1920s-1970s