Ride an authentic Ballarat tram [most over 100 years old] which ran Ballarat's public transport until 1971. Buy real tickets from our volunteers in authentic uniforms. Travel as people have been doing since 1887 on 1.3km of original track through the beautiful Botanical Gardens on the west side of Lake Wendouree. Return trip 20 minutes. 

Fares: Adult $5, Children $2.
Also (Hop-on / Hop-off) All Day: Adult $8, Children $4.

Tickets: Cash Fares on the tram, EFTPOS at the depot.

When: Trams run every Saturday, Sunday, public holiday and during the Victorian school holidays 12.30pm - 5pm in Wendouree Parade throughout the year. Our display area at the depot is open from about 12 Noon on operating days and on Tuesdays between 10am and 5pm subject to volunteer availability.

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What's New?

Feb 18, pdf copies of the 1948 and 1968 Employee rule books added to the Posters page.

Jan 27, Jan 2018 issue of eNews published.

Jan 4 2018 - website front page revised for chevron that appears on the front of the SEC trams 1960 onwards and Fleet page for Cuthberts939 revised.

Dec 20 - October 2017 edition of Fares Please! added.

Dec 6, December 2017 issue of eNews published.

Nov. 30 - Website updated for new Adult Fare and other consequent changes.

Nov. 22 - 2016-2017 Annual Report to Members added.

Nov. 8, November 2017 issue of eNews published.

Nov. 1 - August 2017 edition of Fares Please! added.

September 26, September 2017 issue of eNews published.

Sept. 14 -The Museum welcomes Best of Ballarat, Ballarat's Monthly Tourist Guide as a valued sponsor

Sept. 1 - June 2017 edition of Fares Please! added.

August 10, August 2017 issue of eNews published.

July 20 - Links checked and updated.

July 1 - April 2017 edition of Fares Please! added.

June 29 - Membership page and form revised for new rates.

April 30 - February 2017 edition of Fares Please! added.

April 16, April 2017 issue of eNews published.

Feb. 28 - December 2016 Fares Please added and Tram Fleet page revised

Feb. 23 - New page added - Research - Maps, Posters and Drawings

Jan 29 - A number of pages revised for the new Ballarat bus services and how to get to us.


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