Portland Powerhouse Motor and Car Museum

Motor Museum featuring vehicles, stationary engines, motorcycles, signs, models, trams, tractor, a fully set up workshop, photographic and general motoring memorabilia. Extensive range of veteran, vintage and classic cars and trucks. Working exhibit - showing the internal workings of an early model Holden 6 cylinder engine

Address: 
Corner Percy & Glenelg Street, Portland, VIC
Tel: 
0355235795
Hours: 
1pm - 5 pm daily, 10am-5pm weekends and school holidays
Admission: 
Adults $3, pensioner/ concession $2, children 50c, families $6
Facilities: 
Wheelchair access, educational and children's programs, brochures, souvenirs, meeting room
Collection: 
Estimated 30 plus vehicles and other items which exceed 600
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Items

Tram Car

Saloon Car of Cable Tram, No 594

Description:
The Saloon Car is the vehicle towed by the Grip (Dummy Car). This car illustrates Public Transport in Melbourne from 1885 to 1940.
Date:
circa 1900

Grip Car

Grip or Dummy Car - Cable Tram

Description:
Similar design to San Francisco Cable Trams, but now motorised. Our intention to run it on a track one day.