The Tasmanian Transport Museum in Hobart includes Tasmanian railways history displays, tram cars and locomotives.
The New Town Railway Station has been rebuilt at the museum and a new platform added. The station masters’ office and signal room have been retained and restored to original condition. The former ladies waiting room and store have been developed as a display area of relics and photographs featuring the history of Tasmanian railways.
There are seven steam locomotives, two operational diesel-electric locomotives, two operational diesel rail cars, six carriages and numerous goods wagons.
Electric vehicles include three tram cars and two Hobart trolley buses. Train rides using a diesel railcar are run on the first Sunday each month and a vintage steam locomotive runs on the third Sunday of the month.
Disabled AssistanceDisabled access available
MembershipAustralian Museums and Galleries Association
AccreditationAustralian Tourism Accreditation
Train rides offered on most first and third Sundays, Adults AUD12, Children (2 and over) AUD6, Concession AUD10. Other weekend days Adult AUD10, Children AUD5, Concession AUD8.