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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
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a good place to hang out with young kids

The tram museum is very small with showcasing different models of trams over the years. Kids under 5 are free. I found my kids are usually just stuck at the wooden train track... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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Hong Kong, China
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We visited the museum on our last day in Switzerland before catching our flight. The museum itself is rather small, based in what used to be the Tram depot for the surrounding area. Admission was CHF10 per adult, a little steep for what the museum was. The teams were very interesting to look around and were in pristine condition. There... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I live in Zurich and have gone to this place a number of times when the weather was bad on a Sunday and we didn't know what to do with the energy of our young kids. This is a great place for children to run around and climb on old trams, with the place being small enough for the parents... More 

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Although the descriptions are all in German, it is easy to make sense of this small museum packed with trams. The curator is full of information and you can go on almost every tram - many of which are still in use. A good place to take children in bad weather.

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Hitchin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

There isn't a lot to do in Zurich when it's wet (except shopping) so we visited here as we have a general love of old trains and trams. ItS not very large as housed in an old depot and could do with having more history of trams and how they were made etc. as it is it has a number... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The tram museum is very small with showcasing different models of trams over the years. Kids under 5 are free. I found my kids are usually just stuck at the wooden train track station for a long time instead of checking out the trams. I would not say it's a must visit place, but if your kids love trams/trains and... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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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 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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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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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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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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