This weekend marks 50 years since the last tram rattled through Ballarat, on the way to Sebastopol.
The Ballarat Tramway Museum had big plans to mark the occasion, including a community day in the park ahead of the completion of its new museum, but these have had to be postponed.
Instead, a special video will be released on Facebook on Sunday for the anniversary, with archival footage.
The museum's assistant operations manager Sam Boon said despite the lockdowns, it was an exciting time.
The new building, fully funded by the museum and its members, is set to be fully complete in the next few weeks, and is expected to open up to the public by the end of this year - internal fitouts, and of course moving trams inside, are the next jobs on the list.
"The sheds in the past have allowed us to store and maintain the trams, but this is purpose built to display other items in the collections, so we'll be bringing trams from off-site, and things from our archive collection," he said.
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"It's significant - we've still got board members who have been here since the start, and having this milestone, it's setting us up for the next 50 years."
When the new building opens, the museum will launch a fundraising and volunteer drive, to cement its place in Ballarat and finish track restoration works partially funded by the state government.
Keep an eye on the Ballarat Tramway Museum Facebook page for more information.
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