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National Transport and Toy Museum

Closed Now: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Toys, Trucks, Cars - something for everyone!

This is a great place to visit for all ages. There are so many toys to look at, it was fun to find... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sarah F
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Yesteryears

Took me back to my childhood. So much to see. To some it up where doe's one start? Love the old... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RuthR2344
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851-905 Wanaka-Luggate Highway, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
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+64 3-443 8765
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All reviewsstar warspedal carsamazing collectionold carshuge collectionchildhood memoriestrip down memory lanebarbie dollson displaymilitary vehiclesfire enginecouple of hourswander aroundclassic carsfew hoursentrance feeallow plenty of time
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to visit for all ages. There are so many toys to look at, it was fun to find toys from our childhood and reminisce about what toys we had. I was also fascinated by the transport collection, you really need...More

Thank Sarah F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took me back to my childhood. So much to see. To some it up where doe's one start? Love the old toy's best.

Thank RuthR2344
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took my teenagers here and they enjoyed themselves looking at the eclectic mix of toys and vehicles. They particularly like the old pedal cars to get around in. Better to see then the Warbird museum down the road.

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was overwhelming. Incredible collection of stuff ... toys cars war vehicles fire engines ... but just so much stuff and it appeared to be an unorganized collection of stuff. Pretty amazing though a d worth a visit. Allow at least two hours. Has a...More

Thank Markyparknz
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Great little spot to take the kids. They loved the cars and planes and thought it was an amazing little place. A must do well in wanaka exspecially for the kids.

Thank Sharvay P
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Really good way to spend a few hours. Plenty of old cars and planes. Fun for the whole family with LEGO, barbie and doll displays, and a lot for the adults too.

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 18 July 2018

My family enjoyed their visit and was so excited about all the old cars, old fire engines etc...the best was seeing all the old toys from our days. We were like children giggling and pointing at your lovely collection. I even bought a snow globe...More

Thank marcelinecrowie
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Well we couldn't visit one and not the other- so we popped into this one too! Again, for me- just another car museum but from hubby- worth the trip!

Thank Bellsie17
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Huge collection of cars, toys and planes. To truly appreciate the collection you should allow a few hours. It was fascinating to see some rare pieces. My son who's 15yrs old and was intrigued by the toy collection. Very interesting

Thank MariaM22521
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We really enjoyed our visit with our 3yr old son. He loved finding some toys that he had at home - and we enjoyed seeing ones from our childhood too! There was so much and the displays were very varied - some quite modern stuff...More

Thank caterham7owner
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Janicey519
9 September 2017|
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Response from Missy601 | Reviewed this property |
There is a huge amount to see, you can get a return pass for free, good for 3 days I think. It will take you 3 days to see everything but if you are a bit selective allow 3-4 hours.
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edt1140
30 June 2017|
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Response from JohnClements1959 | Reviewed this property |
I recsll it being $18 per adult. it's a great place, hope you enjoy it if you visit.
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Linda L
16 February 2016|
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8.30am – 5pm daily (except Christmas Day)
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