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Address: 168 Dee Street, Invercargill, New Zealand
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+64 3-218 2059
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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This is E. Hayes ans sons Hardware store also known as Hammer Hardware. It...

This is E. Hayes ans sons Hardware store also known as Hammer Hardware. It is where the famous Indian motorbike is kept. The display of old bikes and things from the past is well and truly worth seeing. The movie " The Fastest Indian" starred Anthony Hopkins.

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If you love the movie, you better visit this place!

Coming to see Burt Munro's memorabilia at E Hayes Hardware in Invercargill was right up there on things to do on our recent trip to NZ. It's all here along with lots of other... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 February 2017
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Adelaide, Australia
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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Coming to see Burt Munro's memorabilia at E Hayes Hardware in Invercargill was right up there on things to do on our recent trip to NZ. It's all here along with lots of other bikes and cars and you can actually slot into the replica World's Fastest Indian and have a picture taken. Thoroughly recommended for movie and bike fans.

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Even if you're not an expert, or acquainted with the Worlds Fastest Indian movie, unique display of bikes & machinery, located in a large hardware store in Dee St well worth a visit & it's free!

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Thank Ann M
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

What a great setup. Vintage motorcycles and cars plus all the hardware bits and pieces you would ever need. It's also got homewares and adventure clothing too. Recommended.

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

If your a bike fan and your in invercargill it's well worth the stop! What a place it's pretty much a massive department store but with a museum built it! A lot of bikes cars and old Mechanical machinery. Was in there for well over an hour

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

The sign posts to the shop were a bit confusing but when we got there we found a shop with lots of displays of old tools, cars, bikes etc. Worth a visit

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New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Forget the large square box megastores, this is what every hardware shop should be like. The motorcycle displays between the aisles are superb. Well worth the visit and all free. Must do when in Invercargill and buy something so that they keep going.

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Thank Chesndave
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

This is a great shop more like a museum as well as a shop. As well as housing the fastest Indian in the West, it is a great tool shop.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

On entering the shop the owner greeted us. Well we did look like a typical older pair of rubber-neckers rather than someone going to buy tap washers. He was very friendly and welcoming. I loved the bikes and there was also a bonus display of vintage cars from all eras. Didn't cost a cent. What a great service to the... More 

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Mosgiel, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

My 81 year old Uncle has been shopping here for decades whether for a new washer for a tap, a brand new lathe or shopping for a wedding gift. Still pays cash and everyone in the store knows him. He introduced me (his 50 year old niece) to the store last year... I was expecting to be rather bored while... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Went to just see Burt Munros collection but was blown away with the rest on display cars bikes and lots more.

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