The James Hall Museum of Transport is the largest
and most comprehensive museum of land transport in South Africa. It
was established by the Late Jimmie Hall together with the City of
Johannesburg in February 1964.
The JHMT gives visitors a rare glimpse of Johannesburg's
transport history, dating back more than
a century. The museum is the most comprehensive land transport museum in South
Africa, with thematic displays and exhibits in the various
The fabulous collection
Animal-drawn vehicles 1870 – 1910
Bicycles and motorcycles 1786 –
Buses and Coaches
Fire engines and
equipment 1877 – 1960
Motor cars 1900 – 1980
Trams and trolley
buses 1896 – 1986
In addition there
is a fascinating collection of memorabilia,
artefacts and special interest vehicles as well as an extremely rare and
exciting steam vehicle
Tuck shop sells snacks, cold drinks, chips and sweets.
may wish to use the picnic areas around the museum.
shop sells postcards and transport related
Secure parking within the museum
grounds. The museum is accessible for the disabled, and wheel chairs
are on hand at the entrance.
Tours are available for school groups, clubs,
interest groups and enthusiasts.
Booking is essential, so please
Entrance to the Museum is