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Adelaide Tramway Museum

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Address: St Kilda Road | St Kilda, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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It's in an odd spot and doesn't really advertise itself but if you like/remember the old Adelaide trams it's the place to go. As well as the static exhibits, the volunteers run... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed May 22, 2016
Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016

It's in an odd spot and doesn't really advertise itself but if you like/remember the old Adelaide trams it's the place to go. As well as the static exhibits, the volunteers run a number of trams each open day ( Sunday, 12 noon till 5 ). You can ride just one or all of them. The trams themselves are beautifully... More 

Thank Ozdoggy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

We were actually at the Adventure Park, which is awesome, when we saw a tram pull up. We were so glad we took a ride and visited the museum! The staff were lovely and there was so much to look at, we stayed for almost 2 hours... with a 4 year old! It was great and I hope more people... More 

Thank Diana H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2015

It's not a big museum and it's rather oddly located so far away from the city center but it's well worth a visit. It has a very interesting collections of Adelaide trams and trolleybuses that should be interesting for most people - not just museum buffs like myself. As a bonus you get to ride in a historic tram or... More 

Thank MichalRosa
Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2015

This museum is located at St Kilda, not the CBD, so you will need to drive there. We recently attended the opening day of the new St Kilda playground which provided tram rides to this museum. So glad to have visited! So many trams, buses and buildings to explore, this will delight any train / rail enthusiast, young or not... More 

1 Thank Adelaidetraveller888
Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2015

This venue is only children/seniors. Very good value as you can ride on the trams as many times as you like, every half hour a different tram does the short trip. There are also 3 - 4 sheds full of the old trams in very good condition and able to be inspected by walking through most of them. There is... More 

Thank Yvonne D
Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2015

Not too far out of the city, the St Kilda Tramway Museum showcases the history of light rail transport in South Australia. Regular short distance tram journeys are available on restored vehicles. Drop into the local hotel for an excellent meal and an extensive wine list.

1 Thank Ian M
Kadina, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2015

This was my first visit to the tramway museum, I am embarrased to be a local and not to have known about this place!! The volunteer staff are friendly and knowledgable. For $10 you can ride the trams to the playground as many times as you like and it's a great place to have a picnic lunch, or walk across... More 

Thank Rick & Jenny D
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2015

Okay, maybe trams aren't everybody's cup of tea, but this place is still really cool. Yeah, it may have some strange opening hours (Sundays and Public Holidays 12:00 to 5:00) and it is not the easiest place to get to if you don't have a car, but it is still really cool. They have a heap of old (and one... More 

3 Thank MrDavetheSarks
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

The address for this leads you to a bus stop next to a detention centre and an empty car park. The attraction is actually 40 minutes away IN ST.KILDA. was nice way to spend 20 minutes walking around looking for it though.

1 Thank Pete O
Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2013

A bit neglected (huge spiderwebs on the trolley buses!), but with quite interesting collection and informative displays. A must for families, there's a nice ride included to the kids playground :)

1 Thank Lenore L

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