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National Transport and Toy Museum

851-905 Wanaka-Luggate Highway, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
+64 3-443 8765
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A treat...again

Back in 2007, on a cold, wet winter's day, we first visited this museum. We were awestruck by the... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2016
brisbane australia
Mind Blowing

Incredible display of so many interesting items in one place! Cars, trucks, motor bikes, planes... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2016
Murray S
Gold Coast, Australia
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851-905 Wanaka-Luggate Highway, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
+64 3-443 8765
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

Back in 2007, on a cold, wet winter's day, we first visited this museum. We were awestruck by the collection and never forgot our experience. Fast forward 9 years and on a sunny spring day we revisited the Transport and Toy Museum. While the entry/shop/cafe...More

1  Thank jerjen99
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Incredible display of so many interesting items in one place! Cars, trucks, motor bikes, planes, toys (even teaspoons and dolls for those so inclined :-)

1  Thank Murray S
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

This will bring back memories for those who can remember or before it fades away. Never seen a place like this. Unbelievable! It's a good trip down memory lane. No lack of conversation at this museum. Don't forget your camera.

1  Thank mikelamb15
Reviewed 3 September 2016

What an amazing place... the toy side of the museum was a trip down memory lane with nostalgia by the bucketful! Someone has had a ball collecting figures, toys, dolls and the like and making up all of the displays. I revisited my childhood, and...More

1  Thank Kerry C
Reviewed 29 August 2016

I'm not a "museum-type" person, and normally avoid them. But this one sounded different because it had toys and cars (and I'm a bit of a car fanatic). We had my 81-year old mother with us, and she went along for this experience. And all...More

1  Thank schalk1
Reviewed 21 August 2016

This museum filled with 600 over classic and antique cars, planes, motorbikes, trucks military vehicles, cannons and much more. It is filled with so many items and you tend to miss lot of items on display. It is even more amazing to know that it...More

2  Thank kumar976
Reviewed 17 August 2016

What a place, wrap up warm as its pretty cold, put on comfy shoes and go get a coffee half way through, So many things to look at and see, don't forget to look up to see what is hanging from the roof and on...More

2  Thank Andy W
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Very large and eclectic collection of toys, planes and motor vehicles. Brought back memories of Meccano and of some of the old cars I used to own. Very cold when I was there so did not linger too long. Somewhat chaotic layout but would be...More

2  Thank HamishUrquhart
Reviewed 5 August 2016

This is an extensive toy and car collection..too much for me after the first hour but loved by my husband. The toy part was interesting and there is a wide and huge selection of vehicles too. If one is an enthusiast, give it 2 visits....More

1  Thank Montessoriquiltr
Reviewed 1 August 2016

There is plenty of things, from old cars and motorcycles to jet planes, tanks over toys, toys, toys. Great collection and worth a couple of bucks.

1  Thank Bela N
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ed t
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.
Linda L
16 February 2016|
Response from WilsonFamilyNz |
8.30am – 5pm daily (except Christmas Day)