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General Admission to Bill Richardson Transport World
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General Admission to Bill Richardson Transport World
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“lego room”(28 reviews)
“wearable art”(22 reviews)
“cars and trucks”(19 reviews)
Invercargill's Bill Richardson Transport World boosts the largest private collection of its type in the world. Bill's passion for trucks was evident in his penchant appetite to preserve them, starting back in 1967. Post Bill's death in 2005, the...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
491 Tay St | Hawthorndale, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
+64 3-217 0199
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All reviews lego room wearable art cars and trucks three hours amazing collection pork pie petrol head the grill attention to detail something for everyone car enthusiast huge collection mind blowing allow plenty of time well worth a visit few hours could spend hours
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Reviewed today

We went as part of a business group and not only was the food amazing, but so were all the vehicles. An important piece of history.

Thank S0uthernSeni0r
Reviewed yesterday

The boys wanted to go here and went one afternoon and said the girls should go too, so went again the next day. Loved the wearable art but also got very interested in the trucks. Very surprised.

Thank Watts99
Reviewed yesterday

What can I say, this is a must for travellers to New Zealand. The amount of effort and the attention to detail in this amazing place has to be seen to be believed. The beautifully restored and preserved motoring history contained within the 10,000m2 of...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed yesterday

You could spend all day here reading about all the over 350 Automobiles here, or just a few hours to see everything. it is amazing. The original Police Paddy Wagon with its bells and crank siren amuse the kids for ages. So much to see...More

Thank kayegiles67
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is fantastic. Well displayed. Allow plenty of time as there is plenty to see. There is a seated area to watch Good Bye Pork Pie. Make sure you go into every bathroom as they are time piece! Visit the cafe too and sit...More

Thank StephanieA3492
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Simply stunning. In fact awe inspiring. Cars, trucks, tractors even an old Bedford Bus. 1500M2 ( 15000 sq ft) of fantastic exhibits. From the outset we meet the cheerful Courtney and Kate who welcomed us and explained the place to us. However, their explanation did...More

Thank Gregosullivan
Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing collection of trucks and cars. Possibly one of the largest of its kind in the world, all stunningly displayed in a magnificent purpose built multi-story complex in little old Invercargill. The passion of the late Bill Richardson and his family that carry it...More

Thank Roy E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing collection, clever and well thought out. Great family outing. Lego room was great for kids but would be better if adults didn't have to stay too particularly for kids over 8 or 9 years so parents could take more time in museum. Highly recommend...More

Thank Andrae1
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm sure it doesn't matter if you are not an avid truck person, this is an outstanding place to visit, you can spend hours wandering amongst relics of the past some beautifully restored others not, but should be kept as they were when bought by...More

Thank Suziqs
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great place to visit. The collection of cars, trucks eta is huge, brilliantly curated, and maintained. Some very special vehicles beautifully displayed. A Lego construction roo for children, and make sure you visit the toilets, great fun. And the cafe is excellent too.

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10 December 2016|
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Response from TransportWorld | Property representative |
Both Bill Richardson Transport World and Classic Motorcycle Mecca are open every day of the year. The only day we close is Christmas Day.