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National Transport and Toy Museum

851-905 Wanaka-Luggate Highway, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
+64 3-443 8765
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A little bit of everything

What a collection! There are planes, toys, household items and all sorts of cars and other... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2017
Perth, Australia
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What a surprise

Crazy amount of stuff. Well displayed and brought back a lot of memories. Cars cars and more cars... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2017
Maree M
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851-905 Wanaka-Luggate Highway, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
+64 3-443 8765
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Reviewed April 14, 2017

What a collection! There are planes, toys, household items and all sorts of cars and other vehicles. Some of the items are hard to see as there is really no rhyme or reason to the placement of things. In some areas it's like things were...More

Thank Grabman
Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

Crazy amount of stuff. Well displayed and brought back a lot of memories. Cars cars and more cars but lots of just about everything. Kept teenagers off their phones which says something.

Thank Maree M
Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

Allow several hours if interested in planes or trucks or cars or bikes or teaspoons or model trains or old toys. Good bar and meals

Thank MJD1958
Reviewed April 7, 2017

Cars, vehicles, planes,fire engines, motorcycles, of different era. A must visit to see the vast array of display. Toys for all ages and gender. Wonderful visit for the children.

Thank Lim W
Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

A fun museum to take a walk down memory lane looking at the toys. The highlight for me was the dozens of classic cars. Some in amazing condition. I could've spent so much longer looking at each car, there will be a memory for everyone...More

Thank spideyspidey
Reviewed April 1, 2017

I went with my husband and he thoroughly enjoyed all the cars planes and machinery. Even the toys of yesteryear. I also enjoyed looking at all the old "stuff". Don't forget to look up either. Hanging from one of the sheds were old bikes and...More

Thank Vmacsmed
Reviewed March 31, 2017 via mobile

Not the biggest museum of its kind but a must see for anyone interested in vintage aviation and cars. Apart from the Hurricane and Skyhawk the line of vintage Packards is only capped by the glorious Duesenberg! Motorcycles and other small exhibits like aero engines...More

Thank Rod S
Reviewed March 26, 2017

Very good visit to this Museum but they do have a lot more exhibits yet to be displayed. At present some of the items are very tightly packed together but they are in the process of expanding the site. Well worth a visit though.

Thank plot72010
Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

I had high hopes for this museum but left disappointed. The collection is huge and therein lies the problem. An enormous toy shop, well stocked although a little crushed for space and a cafe/bar. Go into the museum proper to find too many exhibits crammed...More

Thank Jim333
Reviewed March 18, 2017

What a place, they had everything there for you to see, old cars, Tanks, Toys just to much to list. I would allow a couple of hours to see everything and the kids will have a blast to.

Thank peterpO3294LE
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Linda L
Is it open during the week and what hours?
February 16, 2016|
Response from WilsonFamilyNz |
8.30am – 5pm daily (except Christmas Day)