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An unexpected find

Hillsborough Holden Museum is a private facility purposely built for the preservation and display... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
470trevorl
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Holden Heaven

As a bit of a Ford person the Holden museum was a nice change and it was really cool to see lots of... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2018
Camro58
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New Zealand
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Hillsborough Holden Museum is a stunning new facility purposely built for the preservation and display of a private collection of Australian Holden cars and memorabilia. The cars range from well preserved early models, meticulously restored models...more
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683 Egmont Road, New Plymouth 4372, New Zealand
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+64 274 470 708
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our visit to Steve's museum. What a great job he has done with his Holden Collection. The new attractions coming will be epic and we plan to re-visit - not bad for staunch Ford lovers!!!

Date of experience: December 2018
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JoyF1027, Owner at Hillsborough Car Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Ford Enthusiasts, we are pleased you appreciated our Holden collection and displays. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. From the Hillsborough Holden Museum Team.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hillsborough Holden Museum is a private facility purposely built for the preservation and display of a private collection of Australian Holden cars and memorabilia. The cars range from well preserved early models, meticulously restored models through to late model new cars. There is also a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 470trevorl
Reviewed 2 October 2018

When you consider that this is a passion project of the owners then you'll realise what an achievement it is. The large space is thoughtfully laid out with a range of classic and rare Holdens. You'd expect this type of museum to be in the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Keith F
Reviewed 16 September 2018

I'm not usually a fan of car museums but this one was excellent. I could recognise the cars & reminisce over old times as some of the cars I rode in years ago, good memories. Very well displayed. A lot of time & effort has...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jij52
Reviewed 9 August 2018

This beautifully presented collection of 42 Holdens from across the years must be a petrol-head's idea of being in paradise. Not only are fabulous cars lovingly presented but there is a comprehensive collection of Holden memorabilia and fashion models dressed to match the era of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Des H
Reviewed 5 August 2018

When arriving this morning after a long drive to get here, we were greeted by a young boy with no enthusiasm at all. All we got was that will be $30.... Before we paid I noticed a sign for no videos or photography allowed.. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Jo1969_12
Reviewed 23 February 2018

As a bit of a Ford person the Holden museum was a nice change and it was really cool to see lots of the cars that we had all owned or our parents had at some stage of our lives.

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Camro58
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Family business, very friendly both young and old. Nice walk around inside to view some nice cars. Brought back a few memories. Great to have toilet facilities inside. Dads can view the cars and mum and kids can play mini golf only a walking distance...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Melton2013
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

If you are not a car enthusiast then this is quite expensively at $15 per person. Open at weekends. The receptionist said the cafe only serves drinks and biscuits, we were hoping for lunch. The putting looked popular with families but we gave this a...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Pauline K
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Great museum, really well laid out, very interesting, there is something for everyone here even entertainment for the kids

Date of experience: January 2018
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