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National Transport and Toy Museum

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851-905 Wanaka-Luggate Highway, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
+64 3-443 8765
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Interesting with a childlike addiction

My family enjoyed their visit and was so excited about all the old cars, old fire engines etc...the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
marcelinecrowie
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Milton, New Zealand
And another one

Well we couldn't visit one and not the other- so we popped into this one too! Again, for me- just... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Bellsie17
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Dubbo, Australia
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“star wars” (39 reviews)
“pedal cars” (38 reviews)
“huge collection” (23 reviews)
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851-905 Wanaka-Luggate Highway, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
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+64 3-443 8765
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"star wars"
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"pedal cars"
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"huge collection"
in 23 reviews
"amazing collection"
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"old cars"
in 44 reviews
"childhood memories"
in 18 reviews
"trip down memory lane"
in 14 reviews
"on display"
in 29 reviews
"barbie dolls"
in 11 reviews
"fire engine"
in 6 reviews
"military vehicles"
in 6 reviews
"few hours"
in 25 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 29 reviews
"classic cars"
in 10 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 8 reviews
"allow plenty of time"
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"rainy day"
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Reviewed yesterday

My family enjoyed their visit and was so excited about all the old cars, old fire engines etc...the best was seeing all the old toys from our days. We were like children giggling and pointing at your lovely collection. I even bought a snow globe...More

Thank marcelinecrowie
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Well we couldn't visit one and not the other- so we popped into this one too! Again, for me- just another car museum but from hubby- worth the trip!

Thank Bellsie17
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Huge collection of cars, toys and planes. To truly appreciate the collection you should allow a few hours. It was fascinating to see some rare pieces. My son who's 15yrs old and was intrigued by the toy collection. Very interesting

Thank Maria M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our visit with our 3yr old son. He loved finding some toys that he had at home - and we enjoyed seeing ones from our childhood too! There was so much and the displays were very varied - some quite modern stuff...More

Thank caterham7owner
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

This place was amazing! We spent over an hour exploring this place and could have spent all day. Will have to come back with the grandchildren.

Thank noteltrap1964
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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

This place is full to the brim of lovely toys and vehicles. It’s not really suited to young children as the interactive areas are minimal. It would be nice to see more interactive focus in the toy areas, such as a lego table in the...More

Thank Abie2
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

There is a lot to take in. The toy collection has some real gems & is broken into categories, Lego, Tonka, Star Wars & antique Tin Toys. Sadly the lighting was poor & the collection amateurishly displayed. Some empty cabinets didn't help. If you could...More

Thank Chris B
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

A huge variety of toys on display leading onto displays of cars, fire engines etc. They also had three pedal car jeeps to use and a small café. A nice wander!

Thank Carotraveller
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

An interesting collection, Kids loved the pedal cars and dad loved reminiscing about all of the old vehicles.

Thank Graeme S
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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

But oh what fun! You will never see so many things assembled in such a (given the number of things) small place. Spend a couple of hours in marvel of the collection!!

Thank Joakim G
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Janicey519
10 September 2017|
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Response from Missy601 | Reviewed this property |
There is a huge amount to see, you can get a return pass for free, good for 3 days I think. It will take you 3 days to see everything but if you are a bit selective allow 3-4 hours.
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ed t
30 June 2017|
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Response from JohnClements1959 | Reviewed this property |
I recsll it being $18 per adult. it's a great place, hope you enjoy it if you visit.
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Linda L
16 February 2016|
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8.30am – 5pm daily (except Christmas Day)
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