We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sydney Tramway Museum

| Corner Rawson Avenue and Pitt St, Loftus, New South Wales 2232, Australia
+61 2 9542 3646
Review Highlights
A great day out with little kids

A fascinating place with very interesting ride-on exhibits and very knowledgeable and kind... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sydney, Australia
Warehousing stuff so it isn't thrown away does not make a good museum

This place has potential. It could be absolutely fascinating but instead it just seems like a place... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Byron Bay
via mobile
Read all 42 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“national park” (11 reviews)
“all sorts” (2 reviews)
“all ages” (2 reviews)
All hours
Hours Today: Closed
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
| Corner Rawson Avenue and Pitt St, Loftus, New South Wales 2232, Australia
+61 2 9542 3646
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (42)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fascinating place with very interesting ride-on exhibits and very knowledgeable and kind volunteers. I was there with three small kids (7, 4 & 2) who all had a great time. Loved the tram ride into the Royal National Park and the great stories told...More

Thank D S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has potential. It could be absolutely fascinating but instead it just seems like a place to store tram stuff that was gunna be chucked out. The tram shed itself just has a random bunch of random trams right beside each other- there's no...More

Thank parko1983
Management response:Responded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review, we are sorry to hear that we didn't meet your expectations, but rest assured, we take all feedback on board to help improve our Museum. Our current Display Hall is currently under review and many major changes are being planned...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017

I had the opportunity to meet the Transport Heritage NSW steam train trip from Central To Loftus for a trip to the Tram Museum.I always enjoy a trip out there and remember taking the kids there when they were little. The look around inside with...More

Thank Panheadpete1953
Reviewed 12 May 2017

You must visit this place at least once in your life. Very interesting glimpse into the past of Sydney, and other places that use trams. The guys that run this place put their heart and souls into it....it's their passion and it shows. Visit and...More

Thank Craig U
Reviewed 23 April 2017

A must see for any rail/tram enthusiast. This centre displays Sydneys tram history very well incorporating a number of preserved trams and buses. Jump aboard one of these preserved trams for a historic journey down the former Royal National Park branchline to the former terminus....More

1  Thank Jurassic4wd
Reviewed 27 February 2017

The museum (run by volunteers) is a very interesting place. Whether you are old (and can reminisce about what it was like in Sydney when there were trams running) or whether you are young (and can inspect and experience what trams were like as transport),...More

Thank Jeanette M
Reviewed 11 December 2016

We were on a coach tour yesterday, and went to the Sydney Tramway Museum. I am not really in to this sort of museum, but have to say that it was really interesting, particularly the photographs of the old trams. We also went on a...More

Thank Marlene46255060
Reviewed 26 August 2016

This place takes the visitor back to the olden days of Sydney when trams trundled the streets. On Sundays trams run into the nearby Royal National Park giving a good short trip where the local birdlife & possibly a wallaby can be seen.There are also...More

Thank Colin T
Reviewed 30 July 2016

I have taken a scout group on one occasion and my grand kids on another. This is a unique and worthy trip. It runs on "the smell of an oily rag", which means it runs because of the passion and enthusiasm of its volunteers and...More

Thank Cheryl R
Reviewed 28 July 2016

This Museum is a hidden gem and a must see!!!!!!!!! A huge collection of Trams from yesteryear. All fully restored with heaps of information on each tram. Most trams you are able to walk thru and take photos of. There are also several information boards...More

Thank Anthony S
Nearby Restaurants
Cafe Loftus
10 reviews
.41 km away
Left Bower
9 reviews
1.51 km away
Diamond Chinese Restaurant
11 reviews
1.29 km away
Sushi Train
7 reviews
1.30 km away
Nearby Attractions
Shire Farmers Market
5 reviews
1.57 km away
Shark Island Brewery
10 reviews
3.04 km away
Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre
81 reviews
3.07 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Sydney Tramway Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines