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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 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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  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cadillac Way Off Quarantine Rd, Nelson 7040, New Zealand
+64 3-547 4573
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Reviewed 2 days ago

WOW alright!!. Such imagination. You will often need to take a second and third look at the composition of the pieces on display. The car museum has a little of everything for everyone. Many memories were brought to mind when looking at the cars.

Thank Tina G
Reviewed 2 days ago

I just loved this museum. The wearable art is stunning, inspiring and thought provoking and I was so surprised that I liked the cars as much as I did. A huge collection. We then had coffee and a bite at their cafe. The coffee was...More

Thank 61maci
Reviewed 6 days ago

Not very big, the exhibits were good but I felt they werent displayed that well and there werent that many really......... loved the cars the most. went through it very quickly. Pity there were no cars owned by famous people.

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have a creative bone in your body -- even if you don't -- make it a priority to give the WOW museum some time. The wearable art designs (a bizarre bra category is mesmerizing) are made out of everything from elastic bands to...More

Thank Janice B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum we thought was just cars and the cost maybe a bit hefty. After seeing the car display then the wearable art it was well worth it. Some classic cars and some very interesting costumes.

Thank Chezsmall
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Modern building housing two different collections. One is a classic car collection, the other, a wonderfully weird collection of wearable art. Entertaining.

Thank 6RobertR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I camne here with my wife and I don't like WOW however I was impressed and I know my wife loved it! The car collection is brilliant and very enjoyable museum.

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very unique museum - the clothing side at least. I wasn't particularly interested in the car side (husband and son loved it though), but I was very intrigues by the Wearable Art! Definitely pieces of art! The price of the ticket is just a tiny...More

Thank Kate R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent nice cars I loved the art and the guys in the workshop are so friendly . You would be hard to please if you didn't find something to enjoy and appreciate .

Thank Phil M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great place to visit. Something for the men and something for the ladies. The wearable art was really interesting and then to be able to see a video at the end that showed how these creations were worn was great.The vintage car section...More

Thank Kiwiannie_11
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Sandra Z
9 August 2017|
Response from annabelbliss102 |
It's $24 for an adult but if you buy your ticket at the i-site before you go, it's $22.