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Omaka Classic cars

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Address: Aerodrome Road | Omaka, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand
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+64 3-577 9419
10:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:00

Situated next to the Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre on the outskirts of...

Situated next to the Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre on the outskirts of Blenheim and showcasing around 60 vehicles from the 1950's to the 1990's, the collection offers a special insight into both Marlborough and New Zealand motoring history from that charismatic period where space, grace, chrome bumpers, large grilles and individual design were allowed to run wild. The total collection is about 115 cars, with half on display at any one time.

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Great for the bloke and his missus

We had an hour to fill in, so popped into the car museum. We both enjoyed it. Trip down memory lane. Would go again.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had an hour to fill in, so popped into the car museum. We both enjoyed it. Trip down memory lane. Would go again.

Thank Janni_NZAuckland
Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This facility is next to the aviation museum of Marlbourgh, which makes it easy to visit and enjoy. .

Thank a h
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Next to the Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre is this colleciton of cars and a few motorbikes. It is an interesting collection with some older everyday use cars and a number of original condition and restored classics. Not a big collection compared to some, but cheap entry and interesting for a short visit.

Thank Jim_bris
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this museum by accident. Just loved it. Might be our age...we can remember, vaguely, the sixties...but the collection of cars touched a lot of nostalgic buttons. Many every-day vehicles in drivable and exceptionally well maintained condition. Ten dollars each to get in. Would have been cheap at twice the price.

Thank Physeter
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unbelievable collection of Classics cars. Very well restored and maintained. Had a Maybach which was in many condition and exciting to see after hearing about it mainly in novels. Fun experience.

Thank doctorhal
north yorkshire
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

Friendly staff. Large hanger housing cars. Not my thing, but husband enjoyed it. In and out in 10 mins

Thank louisa1956
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

Far more cars than you might reasonably bargain for. Both in the location and as an adjunct to the brilliant aircraft museum.

Thank jtwoodfield
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Nice and well laid out - we spent around an hour, looking though the historic cars on display - good price

Thank Daniel C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

best 10 bucks Ive spent,, wonderful collection of 60-70 cars very friendly staff Bast from the past well worth a visit

Thank Bill I
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Had a look in here and was delighted with the collection particularly the Jaguars....there are two 1950's Jags a 1951 Mark V and a 1954 Mark VII both immaculate and still in use for special functions such as weddings. Neville was helpful and informative ...thanks for the opportunity to see these great cars.😊

Thank Ken L

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