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Classics Museum

11 Railside Place | Frankton, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
+64 7-957 2230
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Car club visit

This Museum is fantastic. There is a great display of cars and other memorabilia. The cars are... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
New Plymouth, New Zealand
Really interesting afternoon out

Stumbled upon this by sheer accident, and I am pleased we did. The museum was spotless and so were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Something Classic for the Whole Family! A classic car museum with something to cater for every member of the family. Come and have a look at the cars of yesteryear which are sure to bring back memories. We have over 60 cars on display and an extensive collection of petrol memorabilia - signs, tins, petrol pumps, pedal cars and vintage pin ball machines. Plenty of free parking onsite. We have a 1950's diner in the building too! The Jukebox Diner, serving American classics, modern fare, child friendly options and of course great coffee!
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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11 Railside Place | Frankton, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
+64 7-957 2230
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This Museum is fantastic. There is a great display of cars and other memorabilia. The cars are immaculate and of a great variety.

Thank verc0e
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stumbled upon this by sheer accident, and I am pleased we did. The museum was spotless and so were all the exhibits. My Father loved it and even for me (43 year old female) it bought back a lot of memories

Thank cjkiwigirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came across this in the top 10 things to do in Hamilton on TripAdvisor and thought we'd check it out as we had time to kill prior to going to the airport. So glad we did as this is a superb collection of over 50...More

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We were a little surprised at the $20 entry fee but the exhibits were worth it and we spent a fair while there. Lots of lovely cars and bikes but the best things are all the memorabilia displayed alongside it. Collections of petrol cans, car...More

Thank Journo125
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Great display and some really classics. Well restored cars and motorbikes. Was worth the 20 bucks entry

Thank nivak17
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Was great to take Dad and after B/Fast reminisk through the museum at vehicles he grew up with. The setting was 50's and out of the "Happy Days" era. Staff were friendly and helpful. Not fancy but clean and pleasant flavoured around the 50's style...More

Thank Laurie H
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I took hubby on a "mystery visit" here for a fathers day treat. We have visited a number of car museums in different countries but this one stands out as the vehicles are so well displayed. There are interesting collections of NZ fuel memorabilia and...More

Thank Montessoriquiltr
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Lovely little museum to visit but the cost is a bit pricey for entry. We had lunch there and enjoyed the American nostalgia. Order banana split but not like ones in US, but still good. Enjoyed the atmosphere.

Thank Lmvrlv
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We decided on a day out to visit the diner and the attached museum. We were hoping for an at least 30 min visit (website had stated 60-90 min) as the price was $40 (family 2 adults 2 children) and I had an entertainment voucher...More

3  Thank chantelopp
Reviewed 11 July 2017

as a classic and vintage car fan the Classic Museum is a must see. The diner, fifties style is worth a visit on its own let alone the cars and memorabilia featured.

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