Döbeln Horse Tram and German Horse Tram Museum

Short facts

You can experience a nostalgic ride on the faithfully restored horse-drawn tramway on an approx. 1 km long rail road in the city centre.

The old Döbeln horse town was in operation from 1892 to 1892 on a 2.5 km long route from the main station to the town centre, serving as public transport. Since June 2007 guests have been able to experience the nostalgic driving experience of the past with the restored Döbeln horse tram, which is unique in Germany, on an approx. 1 km long rail track in the Döbeln town centre.

The horse tram is the origin of all modern means of transport. In Germany, at the end of the 19th /beginning of the 20th century century there were more than 1,700 horse trams in more than 90 cities and worldwide. However, deeper historical appreciation has so far been denied. In some tram museums, the topic horse tram is indeed addressed, but mostly limited and only focusing on local conditions. A museum has been set up in Döbeln, where pictures and exhibits on horse trams are on display. The varied and sometimes strange story of the horse tram in Döbeln, Germany and the world is presented on 50 presentation charts.

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Döbeln Horse Tram and German Horse Tram Museum
Niederwerder 6
04720 Döbeln

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Phone: +49 (0)3431 7046852
Website: www.doebelner-pferdebahn.de

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