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“Hangar cramming.”

National Transport and Toy Museum
Ranked #8 of 73 things to do in Wanaka
Certificate of Excellence
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Canberra, Australia
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28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Hangar cramming.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2013

This is quite some collection, crammed into four huge hangars, with just millimetres between cars, fire engines, trucks, planes etc. Looking inside the cars you'll see they too are crammed with further collections! A good outing on a wet day, but note there is very little heating and you'll have to dodge the rain between hangars.

Visited April 2013
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Oamaru
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Amazing”
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

Visited May 2013
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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“Overcrowded nostalgia”
3 of 5 bubbles 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!

Visited February 2013
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Makati, Philippines
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24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Cute place”
4 of 5 bubbles 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!

Visited May 2012
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Melbourne, Australia
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177 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“What a fascinating place”
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

Visited March 2013
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