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“Amazing”

National Transport and Toy Museum
Ranked #9 of 80 things to do in Wanaka
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed May 12, 2013

You can spend quite a few hours in this Museum, there is something for everyone, old, young and inbetween. A great collection of Toys, Cars, Trucks, Motor Bikes, Planes, far too many exhibits to list Vintage and classic. Certainly a place to renew old memories.

Thank Dave C
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Reviewed April 4, 2013

Perhaps would have been more enjoyable if there had not been so much of everything. It was difficult to get near some exhibits,but having said that it is worth a visit!

Thank jennyv545
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Reviewed April 1, 2013

A great place to see a myriad of toys and cars, especially on a lazy day. Not a bad toy store, either!

Thank gherbo
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Reviewed March 22, 2013

You need plenty of time to visit this fascinating museum. There is something for everyone from toys to cars and loads of other stuff. It is amazing to think one man collected all this stuff which is housed in 4 aircraft hangers. We went without any great expectations and had a ball. It is almost too much to take in on one visit. The charm of the place is you get to wander around at your own pace, poking around amongst the various exhibits and enjoying what interests you best.

Thank Christine J
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Reviewed March 20, 2013

The size of the collection is really impressing. Four hangars full of cars, toys and other machinery. The oldtimers collection is impressing. But we were experiencing a lack of guidance and storyline that will guide a visitor through the exposition. Also the amount of interaction is very limited - there are very few exhibits you can touch/activate/see in action.
So we would recommend owners to make some self-guides or even audio-guides or introduce guided tours with solid storyline.
Also it would be good to have more interactive exhibits introduced and some extra addons like a possibility to drive one of the oldtimers for a certain fee.
But still - highly recommended if you like the technical museums.

Thank Marina_Gen
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