The Tasmanian Transport Museum is open on Sundays and by appointment for school and tour groups. The museum offers train rides on selected dates. The museum has a large collection of transport related exhibits. These include:
- railway locomotives, railcars, carriages and wagons
- trams and trolley buses
- buses and trucks
- a large model train display
Train Ride Schedule & Opening Hours
To view our opening hours and to see when our next train ride day is scheduled, click on the applicable months below.
* Please note that train rides only operate on days where we open between 11am and 4pm.
* Train rides are subject to change
Train Ride Departure Times
Important Information – updated Nov 2023:
On Steam train rides and Diesel Y4 train rides, the 11:15am and 11:45am are strictly TryBooking only, no walk-up tickets available for these two services.
11:15 am departure (walk tickets only on Railcar days)
11:45 am departure (walk tickets only on Railcar days)
12:15 pm departure
12:45 pm departure
1:45 pm departure
2:15 pm departure
2:45 pm departure
3:15 pm departure
*Steam Train rides will be cancelled during declared Total Fire Bans and replacement diesel service operated where possible.
*A train crew lunch break is scheduled approximately between 1pm – 1:45pm.
*No online tickets for diesel train rides.
All train rides are subject to availability of rolling stock and could change or be cancelled at short notice.
Train rides are approximately 15-20 minutes in duration.
Where We Operate Our Train Rides
Click here to see where we operate our train rides.
School Group Visit Information & Bookings
Visit the School Group information under the Visit tab in the Main menu or click here.
Group Visit Information & Bookings
Visit the Groups Visit information under the Visit tab in the Main menu or click here.