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Classics Museum

11 Railside Place | Frankton, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
+64 7-957 2230
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A lot more than cars and bikes!

We were a little surprised at the $20 entry fee but the exhibits were worth it and we spent a fair... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Levin, New Zealand
Good collection of cars.

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

Reviewed 2 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!
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  • 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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.

Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Loved this museum, had the place to our selves! Soooooooo much to see, for old & young!! Well set out, could get small stroller to most displays!! Lots to look look at and well organised displays. Great information cards, by cars!!!

Thank fallowpender
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic collection of interesting vehicles and collections of accessories. I understand that there are other vehicles not on site and that the display changes from time to time so we will visit again in a year or so.

Thank Patrick Z
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Great array of beautiful cars presented beautifully. Cafe is scrumptious! Quirky rock roll Elvis themed.

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