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“Return visits well worth it” 5 of 5 stars
Review of World of WearableArt & Classic Cars Museum

World of WearableArt & Classic Cars Museum
Cadillac Way Off Quarantine Rd, Nelson 7040, New Zealand
+64 3-547 4573
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Ranked #1 of 16 Attractions in Nelson
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Owner description: The World of WearableArt and Classic Cars Museum is an iconic Nelson visitor attraction that celebrates two passions united by design. Amazing Wearable works of Art from the annual WOW Awards Show are displayed alongside one of Australasia's biggest private collections of rare, Classic Cars. The Museum also includes a Cafe renowned for it's tasty, healthy treats, a Retail Store full of NZ art and jewelry designs, and the ever-changing Reflections Art Gallery. Open every day 10am - 5pm (except Christmas Day)
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8 reviews 8 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Return visits well worth it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

I have been several times to WOW and every time get a huge buzz from seeing all the fantastic costumes up close ans personal. Such an inspiration. The shop too has a fabulous array of the work of nz designers for sale. Love it love it love it

Visited January 2013
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Havelock North, New Zealand
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46 reviews 46 reviews
11 attraction reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“WOW”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

Well worth the visit.Plus there is a fantastic car museum inside for the Boys!We spent hours there and had a lovely coffee in the cafe.

Visited January 2013
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Wellington NZ
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18 reviews 18 reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“WOW is right”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

A great combination of the most rescent show garments and some classics. Amazing to look at them up close and see the superb detailing. The video show is worth watching for its context.WARNING - make sure you give yourself plenty of time. The car museum is also huge and full of impressive vehicles

Visited January 2013
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Bay of Islands New Zealand
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5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“'Stunning exhibits'”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

Not much more to say that has not been written all ready, being a 'petrol head' made this visit a must and is the finest display of interesting cars I have personally seen for a very long time, excellently presented with lots of period memorabilia to accompany each vehicle and was a joy to view.

Visited January 2013
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Roseville, CA
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7 attraction reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Fabulous”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

Something you will never see anywhere else:) awesome display of imagination and fashion. Well worth the detour

Visited December 2012
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