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A hidden gem in the heart of Ipswich. This is an absolute MUST SEE for car enthusiasts. The owner... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
GN V
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Brisbane, Australia
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Quirky, relaxed and friendly owner who is passionate about motors

Nice so spend a bit of time and admire the motors and bikes (not a bike person) and speak to the... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
ShaunScotland
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Brisbane, Australia
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The Qld Motorsport Museum is relocating and due to re-open during November 2017. A revised layout with special exhibitions that change every few months. There is an area dedicated to artwork photography and other memorabilia including a huge display...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Bell St, Ipswich, Queensland 4074, Australia
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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

A hidden gem in the heart of Ipswich. This is an absolute MUST SEE for car enthusiasts. The owner, Ian was absolutely outstanding, he couldn't have been more helpful. Ian is passionate, super friendly and gave us so much of his time. You could spend...More

Thank GN V
IanBone, Owner at Qld MotorSport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2017

Keep that engine running. I can read the smile in your words and that's what means the most for both my volunteers, the owners of the vehicles and myself. It is humbling to know we receive such fantastic feedback. The future will include exponential growth...More

Reviewed 3 June 2017

Great collection of racing memorabilia. I had a private informal tour by one of the donors. Some very interesting and unusual items. Great place to show younger kids who wouldn't have seen anything like these old classic cars. It's cheap enough and you can spend...More

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IanBone, Owner at Qld MotorSport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

It was great to hear your experience and positive feedback was as a result of one of my volunteers and provider of some of the more interesting vehicles on display from time to time. We pride ourselves on the personal service and we do tell...More

Reviewed 9 April 2017

Nice so spend a bit of time and admire the motors and bikes (not a bike person) and speak to the owner about the stories behind the motors and stories about the people, could do with some more story boards, but his approach is to...More

Thank ShaunScotland
IanBone, Owner at Qld MotorSport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

So glad you enjoyed the time spent at the museum. I take onboard your comments regarding the storyboards and assure you when you return to our new environment you can expect the wow factor to be present.

Reviewed 25 March 2017

Wow talk about a walk down memory lane! Has to be one of the Best attractions in Ipswich! A veritable smorgasbord of racing machines across all categories. The speedway section was a favourite for me. Had great memories of watching the speedway at the EKKA....More

Thank AustraliaWff
IanBone, Owner at Qld MotorSport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Thank you so much..... Your passionate response is a reflection of our many visitor comments as they explore our collection. In the near future our relocation to treble the size will provide an expanded experience not available elsewhere in Australia. Announcements will occur in the...More

Reviewed 15 March 2017

This was a really great way to spend an hour or so, in my case on a Sunday afternoon. The owner, Ian Bone, was extremely knowledgeable and also very passionate about the museum and the cars and other exhibits so I can recommend a visit...More

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IanBone, Owner at Qld MotorSport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

A Big Thank You....... So glad you enjoyed the afternoon. I am glad you were impressed by the diversity of our Road & Race Cars & Bikes as well as the little hidden gems in cabinets around the museum. I enjoyed our discussions around museums...More

Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

This is a must see for all car enthusiasts. Ian the manager is so knowledgeable and took the time to answer my questions. I loved seeing all the cars, the miniature ones and reading the articles and magazines. I thought i would be there for...More

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IanBone, Owner at Qld MotorSport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2016

So glad you enjoyed. We have a rotation of vehicles and now an evolving motorcycle section on the 2nd floor. Look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 29 April 2016

if your in ipswich for a few hrs, make sure you visit this place , ian knows a hell of a lot about what is in his story, a great trip down memory laneMore

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IanBone, Owner at Qld MotorSport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2016

Thanks so much for your kind thoughts and hope we will see you again soon. We are constantly changing our displays and include lots of new and original pieces from our motoring heritage. Our magazine/book library is expanding from enthusiastic visitors and supporters as is...More

Reviewed 22 March 2016

this is truly the Aladdin's cave for Motorsport but i my be a bit biased since I volunteer there. a wide collection of memorabilia and vehicles, plus the workers are so knowledgeable (especially the ginger one)

1  Thank Jake M
IanBone, Owner at Qld MotorSport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2016

Thank you Our volunteers are very special and provide the true experience of knowledge and passion. Our displays are forever changing and so the history is shared. Ian Bone

Reviewed 19 December 2015

Looked at this place following a tip from users on CarThrottle. While a bit hard to find being in part of the Ipswich City Mall closed over the weekend, the museum itself was full of gems of Aussie car culture and motorsport history from Brock...More

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IanBone, Owner at Qld MotorSport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2015

It is always a pleasure to engage with like minded enthusiasts. I have revised our signage and now have a very distinctive façade to help find us. My volunteers are also very passionate about the museum and can provide even more insights than me. Thank...More

Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

It was great to see such a wide range in this motorsport collection of cars and bikes right in the heart of the city. Also a lot of newspapers and memorabilia to reminisce over and share with the kids about the "olden days!"

2  Thank Kimarie B
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