Spring School Holiday Programme
Sunday, 25th September 10 – 5
Tuesday, 27th September 10 – 3
Wednesday, 28th September 10 – 3
Thursday, 29th September 10 – 3
Sunday, 2nd October 10 – 5
Monday, 3rd October, Labour Day 10 – 5
Tuesday, 4th October 10 – 3
Wednesday, 5th October 10 – 3
Thursday, 6th October 10 – 3
Sunday, 9th October 10 – 5
The Spring school holidays are a great time to enjoy tram rides and see Sydney’s earlier trams. Our rides include a trip into the Royal National Park.
Our Display Hall showcases Sydney’s earlier trams including the world’s only remaining prison tram which transported convicted criminals from the courthouse to Long Bay Gaol.
Also on show is an immaculately presented green and cream double deck bus which began service in the 1950s when Sydney began to lose its trams.
Grandparents make excellent tour guides in a tram museum and for many, it’s a trip down Memory Lane.
As well as tea and coffee, we offer ice creams, crisps and soft drinks.
Our day tickets allow as many tram rides as you like. Pre-schoolers have free entry while school age children are admitted for $10 and seniors and concession ticket holders come in for just $12. Other adults pay $18.
We are an all volunteer organisation and we look forward to helping you enjoy a good holiday.
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Take a step back in time at the
Sydney Tramway Museum, a great day out for the whole family. It is a unique attraction in the Sutherland Shire for over 50 years, located at Loftus right next to the railway station and entirely run by volunteers. Sydney’s Trams were an important part of everyday life for over 80 years until 1961. You can experience them at the museum which houses a wide selection of Sydney Trams, plus an interstate
collection of trams from Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide, Ballarat, and Bendigo, as well as trams from overseas including San Francisco, Nagasaki, Munich, Milan and Berlin.
Jump on board and get your ticket from the conductor as you ‘Shoot Through Like A Bondi Tram’ along 4km’s of track towards Sutherland and the Royal National Park.
Then take time to check out the display hall full of some of our unique trams, including the oldest operating electric tram in Australia dating back to 1896.
Grab a photo behind the controls or take a seat on board. A wide range of equipment and memorabilia from the former Sydney system is preserved here and can be inspected. Enjoy the large photographic display from locations all over Sydney where the trams once ran.
Grab a bite to eat at the Kiosk which serves hot and cold food, ice creams, tea and coffee, and a variety of drinks. Or pop into the Souvenir Shop and pick up a book or DVD to learn more about the trams.
The Museum is entirely run by volunteers and every dollar from your ticket sale goes towards keeping the museum operational. We pride ourselves on being a hands on experience so young and old can enjoy the trams.
Its more than just trams to. We also have a collection of vehicles which are in some way linked to the Tramways. These include Tower Wagons used to service the overhead trolley wire, an AEC Matador Recovery Vehicle which were used as the prime mover of the tramcar carrying trailer on which trams were transferred between various parts of the network, one of the last AEC double deck buses in Sydney representing the tramway replacement buses, and the sole surviving double deck trolley bus.
If you really enjoy your day out why not join up and lend a hand.
Learn skills in all areas from Track and Infrastructure, to Workshop, to Conducting and Driving. Pick up a membership form from one of our helpful volunteers.
… Wednesdays .. 10 – 3 pm
… Sundays … 10 – 5 pm
The Royal National Park
Trams operate to The Royal National Park on all our open days. The first tram operates at 10.15am, then hourly. (Wednesday last trip departs National Park at 2:30pm, Sunday at 4:30pm.)
Between these trips there are shorter rides towards Sutherland.
Children $10 (under 5 free)
Family tickets: 2 adults and 2 children, additional children are free. And it’s just $46. Includes admission to Display Hall and unlimited rides on our trams.
Our Day Tickets are multi ride – good for the day … and they include admission to our Display Hall where you can see our oldest and most interesting trams.