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General Admission to Bill Richardson Transport World
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“lego room”(28 reviews)
“wearable art”(22 reviews)
“cars and trucks”(19 reviews)
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Invercargill's Bill Richardson Transport World boosts the largest private collection of its type in the world. Bill's passion for trucks was evident in his penchant appetite to preserve them, starting back in 1967. Post Bill's death in 2005, the...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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491 Tay St | Hawthorndale, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
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+64 3-217 0199
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All reviews lego room wearable art cars and trucks three hours amazing collection pork pie petrol head the grill attention to detail something for everyone car enthusiast huge collection mind blowing allow plenty of time well worth a visit few hours could spend hours
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This transport museum has been put together very well. Lots of different trucks, car, police wagons, etc. This place is massive so leave plenty of time to look around. There is also quite a bit of reading that can be done, and videos to watch...More

Thank danjonelson
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went as part of a business group and not only was the food amazing, but so were all the vehicles. An important piece of history.

Thank S0uthernSeni0r
TransportWorld, Manager at Bill Richardson Transport World, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We are very glad to hear you had a wonderful time with us at Transport World. Thank you for your kind review.

Reviewed 5 days ago

The boys wanted to go here and went one afternoon and said the girls should go too, so went again the next day. Loved the wearable art but also got very interested in the trucks. Very surprised.

Thank Watts99
TransportWorld, Manager at Bill Richardson Transport World, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Spectacular! We are so glad your time here was such a valuable experience. It is great to hear which aspects of the collection you enjoyed the most. Thank you for taking the time to review us.

Reviewed 5 days ago

What can I say, this is a must for travellers to New Zealand. The amount of effort and the attention to detail in this amazing place has to be seen to be believed. The beautifully restored and preserved motoring history contained within the 10,000m2 of...More

Thank Chris L
TransportWorld, Manager at Bill Richardson Transport World, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

This is so great to read! We are extremely glad your time here was highly valued and you found the collection's many diverse displays of interest. We hope to see you back again in the future. Thank you for the kind review.

Reviewed 5 days ago

You could spend all day here reading about all the over 350 Automobiles here, or just a few hours to see everything. it is amazing. The original Police Paddy Wagon with its bells and crank siren amuse the kids for ages. So much to see...More

Thank kayegiles67
TransportWorld, Manager at Bill Richardson Transport World, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We are so pleased you enjoyed yourself here at Bill Richardson Transport World. Thank you for your feedback, we appreciate you taking the time to write us a review.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place is fantastic. Well displayed. Allow plenty of time as there is plenty to see. There is a seated area to watch Good Bye Pork Pie. Make sure you go into every bathroom as they are time piece! Visit the cafe too and sit...More

Thank StephanieA3492
TransportWorld, Manager at Bill Richardson Transport World, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Spectacular! We are so glad your time here was such a valuable experience. It is great to hear which aspects of the collection you enjoyed most. Thank you for taking the time to review us.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simply stunning. In fact awe inspiring. Cars, trucks, tractors even an old Bedford Bus. 1500M2 ( 15000 sq ft) of fantastic exhibits. From the outset we meet the cheerful Courtney and Kate who welcomed us and explained the place to us. However, their explanation did...More

Thank Gregosullivan
TransportWorld, Manager at Bill Richardson Transport World, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

This is so great to read! We are extremely glad your time here was highly valued and you found the collection's many diverse displays of interest. We hope to see you back again in the future. Thank you for your kind review.

Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing collection of trucks and cars. Possibly one of the largest of its kind in the world, all stunningly displayed in a magnificent purpose built multi-story complex in little old Invercargill. The passion of the late Bill Richardson and his family that carry it...More

Thank Roy E
TransportWorld, Manager at Bill Richardson Transport World, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are very glad to hear you had a wonderful time with us at Transport World. Thank you for your kind review.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing collection, clever and well thought out. Great family outing. Lego room was great for kids but would be better if adults didn't have to stay too particularly for kids over 8 or 9 years so parents could take more time in museum. Highly recommend...More

Thank Andrae1
TransportWorld, Manager at Bill Richardson Transport World, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are extremely pleased to receive visitor feedback and will take this on board. Glad to hear you thoroughly enjoyed your time at Bill Richardson Transport World.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm sure it doesn't matter if you are not an avid truck person, this is an outstanding place to visit, you can spend hours wandering amongst relics of the past some beautifully restored others not, but should be kept as they were when bought by...More

Thank Suziqs
TransportWorld, Manager at Bill Richardson Transport World, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for sharing, it's great to hear from our repeat visitors who find new additions from visit to visit. Transport World continues to grow as we are constantly trying to find ways to diversify the collection to engage a wide range of individuals. Watch...More

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ianweir2016
December 10, 2016|
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Response from TransportWorld | Property representative |
Both Bill Richardson Transport World and Classic Motorcycle Mecca are open every day of the year. The only day we close is Christmas Day.
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