The Ballarat Tramway Museum operates historic trams on the western side of Lake Wendouree along Wendouree Parade within the Botanic Gardens area.
Trams operate on Saturdays, Sundays, public and school holidays. During July and August trams will be running in Wendouree Parade between 11am and 4pm. The Museum's display area and workshop also open Tuesdays from 10.00 am.
Catch a tram from any of the tram stops indicated by the yellow signs beside the poles with red and white markings. They are at several locations along the line. Car parking is available along the length of Wendouree Parade. Toilets are also available at two locations within the Gardens area.
Fares: Adult $5, Children $2.
Also (Hop-on / Hop-off) All Day ticket Adult $8. Children $4.
Tickets can be purchased on the tram or at the depot. EFTPOS Facilities are available at the depot; no cash out.
For more details of: Where are we? (includes details of the Ballarat train and bus services)
For details of operating times: When do we Run?
For Group visits or tram hires, including Wedding photography see: Group bookings.
Our tram depot, at the south end of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens, houses the tramcar collection, including Horse Tram No. 1 of 1887, a museum display with photographs, videos, tramway memorabilia, trammie stories, souvenirs and book shop.
The depot and display area is open for visitors from 12 Noon on operating days (depending on volunteer staff availability). It is also open every afternoon from about 4pm. A self-guided tour is possible or when volunteers are available; a formal guided tour. A gold coin donation would be appreciated to enable our work to continue.
For a printable pdf version of this page see: Museum Info Guide.
For details on Ballarat's famous Botanic Gardens, including the Prime Minister's Avenue and Lake Wendouree itself check out our Visit Ballarat and The Gardens page.
Ballarat Tramway Museum Inc. - PO Box 632 Ballarat Vic 3353 Australia - firstname.lastname@example.org - phone +61 3 5334 1580. A0031819K