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“eclectic amazing collection”

National Transport and Toy Museum
Ranked #8 of 74 things to do in Wanaka
Certificate of Excellence
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Hobart, Australia
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131 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“eclectic amazing collection”
Reviewed 19 August 2014

Everyone will find something to look at. At first it is overwhelming... there is soooo much stuff here. The toys will bring back memories to people of all ages and fascinate the younger kids also. Then there are the amazing huge sheds of cars, trucks, farm machinery, motor bikes, planes and well, anything you can imagine. Really interesting to look through.

Visited August 2014
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East Maitland, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Amazing”
Reviewed 19 August 2014

Wow what a place!! I thought it was only Toys and Transport - but it's everything. You could spend days here and not see everything. Well worth a visit - and you can finish off the day with either a great coffee or something from the brewery :)

Visited July 2014
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Wellington, New Zealand
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Lots of toys on display, Great for kids”
Reviewed 14 August 2014

Good for a rainy day when you cannot ski.
Lots of toys on display for free.
We did not visit the paid area though.
The restaurant is a tick small and does not have a lot of choice for food.

Visited August 2014
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perth
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“Excellent”
Reviewed 13 August 2014

This is a 'must do' in Wanaka. It was quite cluttered and minimal labeling but who cares, it was amazing. I saw so many things that a remember from being a kid, the cars, planes, fire truck, toys etc etc etc. Wife and kids loved it too.
Cheap entry price - very memorable experience, a real credit to the man whom donated much of what there is to see.

Visited July 2014
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Auckland, New Zealand
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88 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Amazing collection!”
Reviewed 7 August 2014

Such an unusual museum! If you love old cars, planes, bikes, fire engines etc etc you'll be in heaven! As well as the transport side, there is a huge collection of old toys (many of which I played with as a child!). Sometimes the displays don't do justice to the items, for example most of the cars are full of soft toys, which seemed quite strange, & the sheer volume of things can be a bit overwhelming, but still well worth a visit for all age groups.

Visited August 2014
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