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World of WearableArt & Classic Cars Museum

Cadillac Way Off Quarantine Rd, Nelson 7040, New Zealand
+64 3-547 4573
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The World of WearableArt and Classic Cars Museum is an iconic Nelson visitor attraction that celebrates two passions united by design. Amazing works of wearable art from the annual WOW Awards Show are displayed alongside one of Australasia's largest private collections of rare, classic cars. The Museum also includes a Cafe renowned for its tasty healthy treats, a retail store full of NZ art and jewellery designs. Open every day 10am - 5pm (except Christmas Day).
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  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“wearable art” (424 reviews)
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“car section” (28 reviews)
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Cadillac Way Off Quarantine Rd, Nelson 7040, New Zealand
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"wearable art"
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"amazing costumes"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great place to go to kill a few hours. Would be nice to seem something interactive to help keep the kiddies amused.

Thank jessie b
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place, excellent exhibits both in the fashion world and classic car section. Loved it and found it very interesting although not quite so great for youngsters although our 7 year old seem to enjoy it. Would recommend but a little pricey for families.

Thank 55skippy95
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Museum was great, lovely display of the costumes and good explanations about what they were made of. Good accessible car parking

Thank Jane B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had been here many years ago and enjoyed it then. It has only got better, three of us went. We have very different interests but we all really enjoyed both sides to this place as it is done so well. The lovely lady who...More

Thank Paul M
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was not too enthusiastic about visiting WOW as part of our tour of New Zealand, but I am glad we did and truly enjoyed it. Although I am not really into classic cars, they were interesting, and there were loads of them to look...More

Thank Happy_Camper_2004
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

It was amazing to see the WOW designs which we saw at the Awards show last year up close. Absolutely phenomenal the amount of work and fine detail in the garments. Well worth a visit

Thank Sauvgirl
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

What a delight! The wearable art is displayed well and allows a close up look at these amazing and creative creations. The classic car collection is equally awesome. Something for everyone! I would visit here again and again if I could.

Thank Laurence T
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

If you are creative in any way this is a must place to visit. Being able to see the creations close up is amazing and for those interested in cars this is very much worth doing.

Thank maureenmac2015
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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Both my partner and I thoroughly enjoyed both of the displays. The costumes on display are truly spectacular and to watch the video and see them being modelled in all their glory was a bonus. The cars were in pristine condition and there a a...More

Thank Gracie2612
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

I really enjoyed this collection of wearable art and the classic cars, all immaculately presented at the WoW building

Thank Q6995YRwilliamb
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Sandra Z
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It's $24 for an adult but if you buy your ticket at the i-site before you go, it's $22.
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