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Gippsland Vehicle Collection

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Address: 1a Sale Road, Maffra, Victoria 3860, Australia
Phone Number: +61 (03) 5147-3223
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We stumbled on this motor museum and was pleasantly surprised. Great to see so many collectors of some great vehicles. Great for the vehicle enthusiast!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2016
Lyn W
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Paynesville, Australia
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Paynesville, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

We stumbled on this motor museum and was pleasantly surprised. Great to see so many collectors of some great vehicles. Great for the vehicle enthusiast!

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

Thanks for your stumble. We appreciate your time in advising us of your joy. The museum has been open now for nearly 12 years and we have a terrific display formulae in changing our vehicles every 4 months. That gives you a chance to come by again and see a new theme in our museum. Our next display is Never... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

What a delight to visit such an ecclectic display of motoring through the decades. Spent a leisurely arvo exploring this well maintained collection, its a credit to the volunteers.

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

On behalf on our many volunteers, thank you Roslyn for your stroll down memory lane. Some of our volunteers are almost as eclectic as our vehicles. It's certainly very easy to while away an afternoon - because the place is just full of memories. Very glad you enjoyed, and thanks for sharing your thoughts with us. Cheers, More 

Sale, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

Very easy to spend few hours remembering the old days and seeing how far we have progressed. The displays are well presented and something for everyone. Staff friendly and knowledgeable.

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Thank Footmaggie
peterq2, Front Office Manager at Gippsland Vehicle Collection, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Footmaggie. Yes we have a great relaxing-paced museum. And yes it is as much about memories as it is about vehicle technical details. We leave you to fill in the memories part of it, and we do provide some tech-spec's and vehicle history where possible. It adds to our enjoyment as well as yours. We also... More 

Lakes Entrance
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

Even if you are not a car buff this museum is well worth a visit. It is housed in a historic building and the displays are extensive providing the visitor with a great ambience, it is not just about cars but adds something of the times when they were in regular use. Grounds have free and clean BBQs that visitors... More 

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Thank JJ689
peterq2, Front Office Manager at Gippsland Vehicle Collection, responded to this review

Thanks for your response JJ689. Yes, we have a wonderful volunteer/community run Motor Museum in Maffra and we are thankful for your review. Since you last visited we have had a change of display, going from Japanese Vehicles to Farming vehicles. We change our display every 4 months. After Farming Vehicles currently on display, our next display is "Never Been... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016 via mobile

Although not a car enthusiast by a long shot, it was great to reminisce over all these old cars and bikes. Great value for the entrance price!

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Thank JoybelleR
peterq2, Front Office Manager at Gippsland Vehicle Collection, responded to this review

Thanks Joybelle for your review. We find that a lot of our visitors enjoy the memories of their parents/relatives various vehicles over the years. So glad you enjoyed your reminiscences. Much thanks, More 

Maffra
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

The Gippsland Vehicle Collection is open Friday to Monday form 10 to 4 and open 7 days during Victorian school holidays Every 3 months the theme is changed , so there is always something new to see. The Collection is run by local volunteers who are able to provide much information on the vehicles and a free cup of tea... More 

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peterq2, Front Office Manager at Gippsland Vehicle Collection, responded to this review

Thanks dianaanddrew. We are very pleased you enjoyed your visit to our museum. It is certainly full of memories as well as a great array of fine vehicles. We change our display theme every 4 months. Our next change-over is to Farming Vehicles on 13th March 2016, followed in July by "Never been kissed" - old vehicles in original condition.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

Always enjoy going to this museum. Their changing display every 3-4 months, means you never see the same thing twice (or very rarely) The volunteers are nice and helpful if you have any questions on anything. And their open days are always fun...

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Thank Jacelyn S
peterq2, Front Office Manager at Gippsland Vehicle Collection, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Jacelyn S. In fact we change our display every 4 months - in March, July & November. Our next display from March 13th is "Gone Farming" to be followed in July by "Never been kissed" 4 months later. Hope to see you there. Thanks again for your review. Cheers. More 

Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

If you are a classic car enthusiast then this place is worth a visit. A wonderful collection of lovingly restored cars for you to admire and wish for.

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Thank GeoSaleAustralia
peterq2, Manager at Gippsland Vehicle Collection, responded to this review

Thanks for your review GeoSale Australia. Yes our current display of Japanese vehicles is fascinating, We seem to always manage to find "the right" vehicles that make the display a joy. Thanks for visiting - we hope to see you again sometime. Our next display starting March 2016 is Gone Farming - I wonder what vehicles we'll find for that???... More 

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Started trip on Ninety Mile Beach at Seaspray where my Pop use to live drove al all the beaches back to Sale. Across to Maffra to view the museum which is as good as any in Australia Out through the small town ships where I grew up then back to Melbourne after a week

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Thank Doug R
peterq2, Manager at Gippsland Vehicle Collection, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Doug. We're so pleased you not only found our display good, but enjoyed our local towns as well. One of the main joys of Maffra is - no traffic lights and no McDonalds. We love it, I'm very glad you did too. Thanks again Doug. More 

Maffra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

The Gippsland Vehicle collection is absolutely fantastic for all ages. Very much worth the time to stop and reflect on times gone by with lots of information provided and ever changing display of vehicles and memorabilia.

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