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Address: Forchstrasse 260, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41(0)44 3802162
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Wed 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Some Public Transport History in a nice Setting

The old workshop and depot the museum is loacted is worth a visit as it haouses an exhibition of old and well restored trams that operated in Zurich over the last two centuries... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2014
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Zurich, Switzerland
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81 reviews 81 reviews
25 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We went with two small kids and what we actually did was: running after the kids, helped them a bit to push the small cobra tram (great experience for the kids) and lift them into the old trams. The museum isn't only interesting for the kids but as well for adults. You can find a lot of interesting old trams,... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The old workshop and depot the museum is loacted is worth a visit as it haouses an exhibition of old and well restored trams that operated in Zurich over the last two centuries. The exhibition ist small - takes around an hour to visit based on personal interest.

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Stamford, Connecticut
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74 reviews 74 reviews
26 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

You need to be a train/transportation enthusiast to really enjoy the museum and tram ride. Located a bit out of downtown (the 11 tram/bus stops right in front) the museum has a number of older sample cars (and a model tram set up in the upstairs). You can put on a hard hat and climb under a tram. the older... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

The museum is great if you have small children and want to give them something active to do on a rainy afternoon. For adults, it's OK. The best part for me was upstairs, with lots of pictures and memorabilia of the city from the 19th and early 20th centuries. Now the best part... check with them and find out if... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

It's not like if you miss this one, you've MISSED something. In fact you can easily give it a miss. You would want to visit this one if and only if you've kids coz there are some arrangements for kids there and they can (only) actually enjoy. Can't say the same about adults. I am a total freak out and... More 

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Zurich
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27 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

I was there at the opening the museum a while ago, but if you like the famous old Trams of Zurich like "the elephant" or "De goldigi Sächser" you find them here in a good shape!

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

A lot lot of trains and tram in the museum. The place is so lively and everything was nothing more than a perfect trip!

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Zurich, Switzerland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

I only went here as I was nearby and had a pass (Zuricard) that got me in free. I was surprised. It was interesting seeing how public transport had changed in the city but I also learned a lot more about Zurich history generally. It is only small but we easily managed to spend a couple of hours looking around... More 

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Perth, Australia
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126 reviews 126 reviews
46 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2011

This is a small but very worthwhile and interesting museum. Everything is in german but they have an English leaflet which you can take around with you so you understand what you are looking at. They also have a lot of photos so you can get an understanding by looking at images rather than reading text. There are a lot... More 

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Jakarta
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16 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2011

This place is hugely underrated and deserves a higher place in the ZRH attractions list, for sure. 1/ The Museum tells the transport story of Zurich and the economic and industrial changes in the city leading to urban mobility and the development of the city transport network (VBZ). Lots of displays that you and your children can TOUCH, explore, sit,... More 

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