Sydney Tramway Museum

The museum provides a nostalgic and educational insight, by preserving examples of public transportation in Sydney during the period of tramway operation from 1861 to 1961, with trams operating, plus restoration works-in-progress, exhibits and photos depicting their development and operation. Trams carry passengers towards Sutherland (one kilometre) and to The Royal National Park along the former railway line (two kilometres).

The museum is open (with trams operating) every Sunday (10am to 5pm) and Wednesday (10am to 3pm), plus some Public Holidays and selected extra days during public school holidays. Check website for details. Located adjacent to Loftus Railway Station, on the Waterfall Line.

The Museum houses an extensive collection of Sydney trams from 1896 to 1952, including the unique prison tram, plus trams from Brisbane, Melbourne, Ballarat, San Francisco, Nagasaki, Berlin, Munich and Milan, enabling comparisons between the different tramcar designs.

The Museum also houses Sydney's last remaining double-deck trolley-bus. Included is Sydney tram 29, restored to original condition as it would have appeared in George Street from 1899.

A small bookshop and kiosk sell a range of books, postcards, souvenirs and light refreshments. Picnic facilities including electric barbecues are also available.

A wholly volunteer-run organisation. Tramway preservation since 1950.

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