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My husband and I are from Melbourne and flew up on Saturday night just to go to the museum on... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
Melbourne, Australia
Lost in the 50's Car Museum is CLOSING DOWN

Only TWO more open days before all the cars & memorabilia are to be Auctioned off. YES ALL SOLD... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
Bill K
Newcastle, Australia
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Step Back in time to experience the life and times of the good old days in the USA circa 1950s. With over 65 cars on display, Boats, Motorbikes, Bicycles, trucks, Motorhomes, a 1954 Tram, and over 8000 memorobilia items from tv, household , toys...more
Stenhouse Drive, Edgeworth, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 4955 2445
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Reviewed 30 December 2014

This is one of the best attractions in Newcastle. We were surprised by the number of cars and memorabilia from the 1950's these guys have on display. They even have a full-size Bat-Mobile replica from the old Batman TV show. If you are interested in...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2015

This Museum was a lovely place to visit, an amazing collection of cars and memorabilia however the day was ruined by the behaviour of one person. I was standing looking at the exhibits and I had left sufficient room to pass on either side when...More

1  Thank Mark B
Notanuffcars, Owner at Lost in the 50's Car Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2015

Im sorry you felt the need to write this.. I am the owner. and i was in attendance .. i dont have an uncle that owns the place and nor did i barge into anyone., and if i had bumped somebody i would certainly have...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2018

My husband and I are from Melbourne and flew up on Saturday night just to go to the museum on Sunday morning. We had a lovely day yesterday. It did not disappoint. The cars were magnificent as were all the 50's memorabilia. Great museum, it...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Was there last week. One of the staff directing traffic was using bad language directed at me when I had the nerve to ask a question. I had a go at him because he deserved it. When I complained to the owner he was even...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2018

Only TWO more open days before all the cars & memorabilia are to be Auctioned off. YES ALL SOLD. The MUSEUM IS CLOSING You will need to book in for last opportunity to visit the best Car Museum in Australia. Check out Lostinthe50's web site...More

1  Thank Bill K
Reviewed 28 June 2018

This museum is full of quality 1950's American classics. You can walk among them, look inside them, smell them, its a great experience. Unfortunately for us, the public, the collection is about to be broken up, the good news is however the vehicles will live...More

Thank Slider W
Reviewed 4 June 2018

I was looking for a WW2 museum and saw a "Lost in the '50s" review and remembered when I visited it in mid 2017. A few days ago I heard "Lost in the '50s" is CLOSING and SOME OF THE COLLECTION IS TO BE SOLD....More

1  Thank Macca M
Reviewed 4 March 2018

A good collection of motor vehicles in an open display which was well housed and well set up, the males in our party had a lovely time. Unfortunately the eating facilities were not that great on the time of our visit. But a good place...More

1  Thank 618williamn
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We planned our holiday to Australia around this as only open once a month as the males wanted to go to this, even the females enjoyed looking around all the cars and displays, the condition of the cars was pretty amazing, was very popular loads...More

Thank 29Kathie
Reviewed 27 February 2017

My wife and I with our car-mad 9 year old son just visited this museum. If you love old American cars and 1950s memorabilia then you have to see this place! Glen (the owner) has put together an amazing and unique collection. There are Cadillacs,...More

Thank NDAB
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We keep going back, again and again! The cars from 50s & 60s USA are to be seen to be believed but that is not all. The Memorabilia is amazing especially if you are a fan or Elvis, Marilyn and the Rat Pack. It is...More

Thank Liz C
Reviewed 29 May 2016

We went as a family group aged 12 to 67 , everyone (including the wife) thoroughly enjoyed the displays and not just the cars, the atmosphere, the nostalgia was brilliant . You would be hard pressed to walk away with a favourite although unbelievable I...More

1  Thank David D
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Response from David D | Reviewed this property |
Once you have your booking , make sure you do. On the designated day and time If you are on the M1 take the Newcastle turn off via Wallsend Then the first right at the lights then next right and you are virtually looking at... More