Welcome to the 
more than just a museum

The Tramway Museum will be open every day from December 26 (Boxing Day, through to 24 January (Wellington Anniversary Day) 


When you visit, please sign in with the NZ Covid Tracer App, wear a face covering and maintain social distancing. Please note the Special Visitor Information at the entrance to the Ticket Kiosk

Experience a piece of Wellington's history.

Come and visit the Wellington Tramway Museum and take a ride on one of our Vintage Wellington Trams that used to run through the Wellington City Streets.

Have a look at the displays, videos and photographs of days gone by when Trams were the main form of transport in Wellington City.

For more information about events at the Tramway please see our Upcoming Events page and Like our Tramway Museum Facebook page.

Take a journey into the past

Open 11am - 4.30pm Saturday, Sunday and Public holidays (except Christmas Day).

The last tram departs for the beach at 4.00pm.
Also open daily from Boxing Day to late January and limited hours on weekdays in some
school holidays (check our Facebook page for details).


Trams do not operate in adverse weather conditions.



  • Trams run through nature from the Queen Elizabeth Park entrance at Mackays Crossing
    for 2 Kms to Whareroa Beach.

  • Take a look at Tramway videos showing in the Tramway Cinema and other interesting Tramway artifacts.

  • Have a close look at the hard work of members who are preserving Wellington's
    Tramway heritage

  • Our shop is open during operating hours selling tram tickets, ice creams, soft drinks,
    snacks and tramway souvenirs.

Tramway Prices

Adult $12.00

Child $6.00

Family (2A + 3C) $30.00

Children under 5 free


Unlimited return Tram rides to beach plus entry to
Museum/TramBarn displays  – On day of issue only.


Also available are one way tram ride only fares.

Adult 1 way $6.00

Child 1 way $3.00

Other Queen Elizabeth Park Attractions