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“Fantastic - if cars are your thing!”
Review of Classics Museum

Classics Museum
Ranked #6 of 67 things to do in Hamilton
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Something Classic for the Whole Family! A classic car museum with something to cater for every member of the family. Come and have a look at the cars of yesteryear which are sure to bring back memories. We have over 60 cars on display and an extensive collection of petrol memorabilia - signs, tins, petrol pumps, pedal cars and vintage pin ball machines. Plenty of free parking onsite. We have a 1950's diner in the building too! The Jukebox Diner, serving American classics, modern fare, child friendly options and of course great coffee!
Reviewed February 21, 2014

Finally got around to visiting here after driving past hundreds of times. $20 an adult is a bit pricey, but I guess if you are really into classic cars then you could easily spend 2-3 hours in here. As someone who appreciates them, without being a great enthusiast, I very much enjoyed the display and was very impressed with the state the cars were in. A few noticeable emissions, but overall a good range and the information with the cars was useful without being too wordy.
Well done to all who have been involved putting this collection together.

Thank Ed R
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Reviewed February 15, 2014

As a local resident I am so proud of this amazing collection of Cars, Motorcycles and Trucks.
The collection is displayed in such a way that you can see and photograph the vehicles from many different viewpoints.The collection also includes various motor related signs,petrol pumps and models.
It's Handy location- just off State Highway One means you can stop off and have a meal in the attached Cafe as part of your visit.

1  Thank Grant B
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Reviewed January 15, 2014

An enjoyable visit, even from a ladies perspective.
An interesting variety of vehicles and very well displayed. The movie 'World's fastest Indian' was playing in one corner for added interest. I would certainly recommend it.
Enjoyed the food at the Jukebox Diner. Not cheap but my burger was finger-linking good.

1  Thank Chris_NZL
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Reviewed December 19, 2013

I have been to several car museums and this is one of the best.
The quality of the vehicles on display is exceptional.

1  Thank Dunfermin
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Reviewed December 5, 2013

Maybe I was expecting something a little run down, but boy I was wrong. The facility is excellent, plus has a wide range of cars and motorcycles from across the globe and differing ages. The building is clean and tidy, and the vehicles likewise. Also has the automotive signs and memorabilia that any car aficionado really enjoys.
I particularly appreciated that cars were not roped off, just respectful signs asking you not to open doors or touch, which I am glad to say appears to be respected by visitors. Long may that continue.
I understand that the owner is a very genuine man whose acquisitions just appeared through life! Although this is obviously a business, it certainly shows in that there is care for the exhibits, and the whole experience which he is now sharing with others. $20 entry may seem a bit high, but I believe worth it as no doubt there are millions of dollars lovingly on show for you to enjoy.
The attached café looks fun, although not used on this trip - maybe next time.

1  Thank IvanNewZealand
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