Cable tram, Sydney Road, Brunswick, c1900. Photo: Melbourne Tram Museum.

Coronavirus update

Due to the current situation regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Museum is currently closed to protect the health of our visitors and volunteers. We hope to welcome you back to the Museum very soon, but until then our website has loads of tram-related content that is always accessible even if the Museum is closed, including:

Preserving Melbourne’s tramway heritage

Since 1885, Melbourne has been one of the world’s great tramway cities. Explore the history of trams and the contribution they have made to the place where we live, in the most authentic tramway museum in Australia: the heritage-listed Hawthorn Tram Depot.

Transporting Art

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