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National Transport and Toy Museum

851-905 Wanaka-Luggate Highway, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
+64 3-443 8765
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HeathFam 2016

What an amazing place to visit, particularly on a rainy day. My 3 17-year-olds all found something... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2016
dianeheathcote
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Queenstown, New Zealand
Good rainy day activity

large and multiple buildings to look through. Enjoyed seeing some cars we haven't seen in a long... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2016
sarah a
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851-905 Wanaka-Luggate Highway, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
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Reviewed 15 December 2016

What an amazing place to visit, particularly on a rainy day. My 3 17-year-olds all found something to get excited about (Star Wars, Barbie and Lego), as well as taking my husband and I back to other times. My only regret was not having my...More

Thank dianeheathcote
Reviewed 12 December 2016

large and multiple buildings to look through. Enjoyed seeing some cars we haven't seen in a long time or have never seen at all. The only thing that bugged me was that there was multiple of the same car. would have enjoyed a little bit...More

Thank sarah a
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

My third visit and it won't be my last. Every time I visit I find something different and it sparks memories. Really dedicated and helpful staff and looking forward to a time when its possible to help out there personally. This is a national treasure.

Thank Lamorna C
Reviewed 6 December 2016

you will not believe how big and diverse the collection is with over 3 hangars full of cars, motorbikes, trucks, fire engines, aeroplanes, models and toys - give yourself plenty of time.

Thank StuartBonVivant
Reviewed 3 December 2016

A varied and interesting theme for a museum. Enjoyed the motor museum.....made me feel old when I realised I had owned a lot of these model of cars! The museum is well laid out and a walk through leads to all kinds of unexpected finds....More

Thank WAP1956
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Was going to go to the Warbirds museum next door but after just looking inside the shop and seeing the vast array of "stuff" decided to have a look around. Was quite surprised at the sheer volume of things to look at, the collection of...More

Thank Brian R
Reviewed 29 November 2016

This was rather an interesting place. It represents 50 years of collecting all sorts of things. This includes toys, cars, trucks, military equipment, fire trucks and planes. There is no specific theme just “stuff”. It is housed in three huge sheds and fairly tightly packed....More

Thank zzrbell
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Cars.... Cars.... and some old household, office equipments will bring back your childhood memories. Cars lover, you will love it here... you will see until you drop...huge museum...

Thank keefenkong
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

We went to visit the museum with 4 children under 5, they had a great time. What an amazing display of cars, trucks, fire engines, planes and toys. There is something for everyone young and old. The lady at reception was really friendly and helpful,...More

Thank Fatlip30
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

So sad to see so many cars and other transport vehicles from fire engines to tanks just neglected. The owners obviously think more is better, rather than fewer that are looked after. Vehicles in sheds are cramped together so a good look is not possible....More

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Janicey519
9 September 2017|
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Response from Missy601 | Reviewed this property |
There is a huge amount to see, you can get a return pass for free, good for 3 days I think. It will take you 3 days to see everything but if you are a bit selective allow 3-4 hours.
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ed t
30 June 2017|
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Response from JohnClements1959 | Reviewed this property |
I recsll it being $18 per adult. it's a great place, hope you enjoy it if you visit.
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Linda L
16 February 2016|
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8.30am – 5pm daily (except Christmas Day)
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