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World of WearableArt & Classic Cars Museum

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Address: Cadillac Way Off Quarantine Rd, Nelson 7040, New Zealand
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+64 3-547 4573
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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The World of WearableArt and Classic Cars Museum is an iconic Nelson...

The World of WearableArt and Classic Cars Museum is an iconic Nelson visitor attraction that celebrates two passions united by design. Amazing Wearable works of Art from the annual WOW Awards Show are displayed alongside one of Australasia's biggest private collections of rare, Classic Cars.

The Museum also includes a Cafe renowned for it's tasty, healthy treats, a Retail Store full of NZ art and jewelry designs, and the ever-changing Reflections Art Gallery. Open every day 10am - 5pm (except Christmas Day)

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SI trip 2017

WOW is right, well worth a visit. The wearable arts part is reminiscent of the Cirque du Soliel costumes....the Car section is amazing!!!!!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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55 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

WOW is right, well worth a visit. The wearable arts part is reminiscent of the Cirque du Soliel costumes....the Car section is amazing!!!!!

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Thank gus3382016
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited as the weather was dire but we were glad we did. The fashion element is initially just weird but ultimately fascinating. Our teenager in particular loved all the cars. Would recommend.

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Thank Michele L
Manawatu-Wanganui Region, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you've never been to a WoW show, this is a good way to see what you have missed. Amazingly creative outfits and accessories are displayed to their best effect in this archive.

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Thank Georgencol
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome wearable art, Lots of cool things to buy at the gift shop, great cars and nice people. The cafe is also very good.

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Thank Fabulous F
Waitati, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved it. Fantastic. Need at least another hour to look. Just drop the men of at the room with the cars and go and enjoy the dresses.

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Ashburton, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My fiance and I both love cars, so here was a must-see on our visit to Nelson. Can't really speak of the WoW display as we kind of blitzed round that bit to get to the cars. But the car display, WOW!!! And well worth heading out the back door for the rest of the collection. I think we spent... More 

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Thank Tracey W
auckland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The wearable art was great, but not really interested in the cars. Would have preferred a choice of either rather than paying for something I was not interested in

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Montrose
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The wearable art section was something we have never seen the likes of before but found it very interesting. The car section was very good with some beautiful machines, quite a number of them were out in our lifetime which must tell us something.

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Rotorua District, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutly loved the WOW Museum! A must see, the classic cars museum was awesome too!!! Staff were friendly & gave other places to go

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

WOW! Really surprised with this place. I think everyone would enjoy this place. The wearable art was interesting and the Cars were varied and awesome! I tend to go through places relatively quickly, but it was a great way to spend an hour. Others may well stay longer!

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