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National Transport and Toy Museum

851-905 Wanaka-Luggate Highway, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
+64 3-443 8765
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Travel through time

WOW! This was like time traveling. Reminded me of toys I had forgotten about that were my... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Burbank, California
Fascinating and eccentric collection

It may seem an odd thing to do in Wanaka to visit a museum, but this one really is unique. Calling... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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851-905 Wanaka-Luggate Highway, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
+64 3-443 8765
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Reviewed 2 days ago

WOW! This was like time traveling. Reminded me of toys I had forgotten about that were my grandparents. Quit an impressive collection!! Fun for the whole family!

Thank beccagreenleaf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It may seem an odd thing to do in Wanaka to visit a museum, but this one really is unique. Calling it a transport and toy museum doesn't do it justice - it's a collection of all kinds of stuff which looks like it was...More

Thank SussexVoyager
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had time to kill and visited. More transport than toys, it would have been nice to know the first shed was the only real toys display. Certainly holds LOTS of old vehicles. A transport nut would easily be lost for hours. So many other collections,...More

Thank onefang2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You are bound to stumble upon your childhood toy, familys first car, this collection is SO VAST... it basically has every manufactured toy known to man - collections - every type of vehicle. mode of transport, inventions, etc etc ..... weird old stuff that just...More

Thank Trazak
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow, lots of things to see and do. Cars, planes, toys, toys and lots of toys. Amazing how big of a collection you can see in 4 buildings. A must see museum and make sure you allow plenty of time.

Thank Olaf M
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We thought this might be a interesting place to visit while in Wanaka. It has a huge collection of toys and transport vehicles which span across a few different buildings. We thought the collection could be better arranged though as some buildings are quite tightly...More

Thank moonlotus18
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

We were on our honeymoon and love seeing car collections and other people’s love for it - we bought a few things from the shop and went into the exhibit. Yes some of the cars and equipment is run down but I have NEVER seen...More

Thank christiec2016
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Took my adult children to the museum, what a nostalgic walk down memory lane. I only wished I kept all my old cars!! anyway the range of cars, trucks, planes and motorbike were amazing, the staff were friendly and happy to talk about the vehicles....More

Thank AreoMedic
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

My family really enjoyed this attraction. So full and varied. Hours of entertainment. Highly recommend.

Thank linda b
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We saw this from the road and didn't know what to think. It was amazing how much stuff was here. Heaps of cars, planes, toys fire engine and even a hover craft.

Thank Stephen M
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9 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.
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.
Linda L
16 February 2016|
Response from WilsonFamilyNz |
8.30am – 5pm daily (except Christmas Day)