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Address: 1a Sale Road, Maffra, Victoria 3860, Australia
Phone Number: +61 (03) 5147-3223
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Come to Maffra you motor enthusiasts !

Alot more than we expected, pristine restored vehicles from all over the world displayed in a huge acre sized shed . Vehicles included horse driven carts from the local dairy run... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Alot more than we expected, pristine restored vehicles from all over the world displayed in a huge acre sized shed . Vehicles included horse driven carts from the local dairy run from bygone days, motor bikes aswell as motor memorabilia like Shell petrol bowsers and a reconstructed mechanics shed. The gentleman volunteer was well informed and there was complimentary tea,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This museum is totally created and maintained by a dedicated group of volunteer enthusiasts. If you are in the area its well worth a visit - but be warned - that 10 minute stop can quickly become over an hour - plus there is free (instant) coffee.

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peterq2, Guest Relations Manager at Gippsland Vehicle Collection, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review. We are pleased that you stayed a little longer than expected. There is certainly a lot to see, and we change the themed display every 4 months. Our next display theme is American Sports cars and coupes. Greatly appreciate your time taken to make others aware of our jewel in Maffra. Cheers. More 

Warragul, Australia
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We stopped here for an hour or so on the way to Tinamba Hotel for Sunday lunch. The display is much larger than I expected and has lots of rare and interesting cars and plenty of other motor memorabilia. I have visited many motor museum and displays in Australia & overseas and this is as enjoyable as any I have... More 

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Sale, Australia
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7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Large open warehouse with heaps of cars and motoring memorabilia. Our favorite is a recreated service station from yesteryear. Good theme weekends with lots of visiting car clubs

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peterq2, Public Relations Manager at Gippsland Vehicle Collection, responded to this review

Thanks CarolN. We are really stoked with your review. The Motor Museum changes the display every 4 months and launched the new display with an Open DIsplay Day on the lawn around the museum. These are terrific family days, and enjoyed by all. Hope to see you trhere for a different display theme soon Thanks again. More 

Victoria, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Lots of interesting displays of vehicles. They change them every few months which is awesome. They occasionally have car shows which are great to go and see. Friendly staff there too :)

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Bairnsdale
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Maffra is a pretty country town based in the past on the dairy industry - probably still is but there is much more to the town now, like the motor museum, run by a team of enthusiastic volunteers. There is a regular change over of displays (3x pa) with a particular theme each time. The vehicles are well displayed as... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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47 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

A big shed in Maffra houses one of the best car collections and motoring memorabilia that i have ever been to.It doesnt matter whether you are a petrol head or not,if you are travelling along the Princes Highway,detour to Maffra for a couple of hours in this building and talk to the keen volunteers who are very proud of this... More 

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Sale, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

If you're at all interested in vintage cars, and travelling through Gippsland, then the Gippsland Vehicle Collection is well worth a visit. For a small volunteer run museum, it ranks with most of the best I've seen in Britain Europe and Australia.

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

A walk through time. Kept my bloke entertained for nearly an hour in a very large converted building. Informative & good to see such interest in history. A nice diversion from the highway.

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Sale, Australia
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12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

The Gippsland Vehicle Collection at the Maffra Shed is a museum like few others. Dedicated to all things motorised, it was established and is staffed by volunteers with the support of local businesses. Whether you are a petrol head or just appreciate vintage vehicles, the Gippsland Vehicle Collection has something for you. With a range of cars and motor bikes... More 

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