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Address: 290 Bain Street Invercargill, Invercargill, New Zealand
Phone Number: 011 64 3-216 6527
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Demoyard with a big difference!

when we headed off to Demolition world in Invercargill I thought I was going to find piles of windows and doors. They do have that but the owners have also created a village with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
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Wellington, New Zealand
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Wellington, New Zealand
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38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

when we headed off to Demolition world in Invercargill I thought I was going to find piles of windows and doors. They do have that but the owners have also created a village with all their goodies....including a castle, a church, a hospital to just name a few. It is a labour of love on their part and is well... More 

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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81 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Definitely worth going. My partner rates it as excellent. A museum come motor yard come yesterday's town, out of the ordinary, interesting, worthwhile, and there for others to try and form an opinion. Paying is optional but it is easily worth several Gold coins and more as it is unique, and with value.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Great place. cheap only a gold coin donation. Fun place to look around . will appeal to all ages. Will need at least a hour to look around

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Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand
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23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Loved this place and definitely a hidden gem thats worthy of more promotion. Its hard to describe this place other than its a cross between a junk yard, a museum, and an old village. If you are into old world charm and don't mind poking around old places and things then I would recommend you drop buy Demolition World in... More 

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invercargill new zealand
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

its a wee bit wacky, but it brings back child hood memories and is a great way to introduce your children as to "the way it was" It seems strange that it was once our way of life.

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southland
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We visited here and were met by a growling dog off it's lead. We did have a quick look through and found it interesting however it could do with a jolly good clean and tidy up. The muddy paths were a pain too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

me and a friend were looking for something to do so thought we'd check it out. we didnt really know what to expect but was great fun.felt really creepy but in a fun way.lots of birds around(ducks,peacocks,chicken)u name it n that just made it better. if your looking to pass an hour you should check it out

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Peachland, Canada
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12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We had the most delightful tour through a heritage town that has been created through buildings being collected by a husband and wife team who own a demolition business. It is a miniature town as the buildings are smaller than standard size but they are more than life-sized with the contents and charm of a heritage town. There are posed... More 

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Invercargill
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18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is a simply amazing place to visit......It is twofold. On one hand it is the best Demo yard ever and on the other hand they have made a yesteryear village out of this & that- all recycled. (They could probably tell you where different pieces came from) The owners are people who have had a vision that has grown... More 

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Lee and partner Dave have taken Southland's off casts and turned them into a wonderful theme park called Memory Lane. There is a church, schoolhouse, bar, habadashers, castle, railway station, movie theatre, jail, a boat and so much more. Wandering around are hens, ducks, geese, peacoks, and overhead doves and pigeons. Pigs, donkeys, lamas, and goats abound. Its a great... More 

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