If you are into motor bikes you must visit this museum over 100 older and some very rare bikes to look at all in working order great knowledgeable staff.
NZ Classic Motorcycles
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The museum was fantastic but Tom Sturgess the private owner of this collection has closed it because of a major cancer surgery what he had in 2015. I have my information from google.
This unpretentious display has so many old and unusual motorbikes it is a joy to behold. It is also one of the biggest collections you will possibly find in the southern hemisphere. It is extremely sad that this is closing. It would be a great...More
It would have been the best collection of mostly restored (with many to concours standard) classic bikes in NZ. All the bikes were European or US with a few NZ ones with the most famous NZ bikes being Britten race bikes.
My husband loved his time drooling over all the motorbikes they had in the collection. He actually went back for a second visit and because they remembered him (probably cause of all the drooling) he got in free. The whole collection is owned by one...More
We went to Nelson especially to see this museum. As it is closing. What a fantastic museum. Beautiful bikes and a great collection. Well laid out and so much to see. Such a shame it is closing as this is a must see and do...More
Some rare beauties. Loved spending time here. So sad to see that it is closing. So well set out, loved the oil catching under many of the old bikes.
Well worth more than one visit. So much to take in. Quality of bikes and presentation(with info boards) is absolutely awesome.
This collection is stunning in its quality throughout, from the premises, to the classic motorcycle collection and the art posters. The collection ranges from the first examples of small engines fixed to bicycles, right through to modern the BMW R90S with only delivery miles on...More
This is one of the best Motorcycle museums I have visited anywhere on the planet. Some 270 mainly British and US plus French, Italian and Kiwi motorcycles are beautifully prepared and presented in a purpose-build exhibition space. Note, I learned it is likely to close...More