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“Men in heaven” 5 of 5 stars
Review of National Transport and Toy Museum

National Transport and Toy Museum
851-905 Wanaka Luggate Hwy Luggate, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
64-3-443-8765
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Ranked #7 of 12 Attractions in Wanaka
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Men in heaven”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

My husband and two friends visited the museum and the only reason they left was because it closed. Full of interesting collections. Boys found it amazing.

Visited January 2013
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Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 attraction reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“So much to see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

Awesome place to visit but definately allow a couple of hours to take it all in. Was funny looking at the toys which we remembered from when we were kids!

Visited December 2012
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Klang, Malaysia
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105 reviews 105 reviews
58 attraction reviews
Reviews in 52 cities Reviews in 52 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Awesome collection.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

This was a must do in our list. Wow!!! There were too many items to look at as it did bring us to memories in the past. Kids will enjoy it and get to play some of the toys. Only set back was just too many items cluttered together.

Visited March 2012
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NEW ZEALAND
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73 reviews 73 reviews
26 attraction reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
“Good for a wet day”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

There is not that much to do on a wet day in Wanaka and this was a good way to spend a couple of hours going down memory lane.Sure it is cluttered and in not much order.I would hate to have the job of keeping the place cleaned.I agree they need a bit more room to get round all the cars and trucks but that will come in time .Entry fee was ok $35 a family.

Visited January 2013
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Liphook, United Kingdom
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20 attraction reviews
Reviews in 48 cities Reviews in 48 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Awful!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

We had really looked forward to this museum, but were very disappointed. It is very cluttered, unorganized, & has a poor presentation with lovely old cars stuffed with old dolls, cardboard boxes and other sundry junk. The display cabinets are jammed full of dusty items with little or no explanations. There are literally hundreds of vehicles here, many of them in a field out the back, but again, very little to tell you about them.

They need to decide whether they are a toy museum or a vehicle museum and rationalise their displays.

Visited December 2012
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