Explore The Nelson Classic Car Museum

Calling all petrolheads!  Make sure you visit the Nelson Classic Car Museum on the South Island. Visitors can see a magnificent private collection of over 150 classic cars, including a 1915 Ford Model T, a 1925 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost, a 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air, and a 1965 Shelby Cobra. The museum also has a collection of motorcycles, including a 1912 Indian Twin, a 1923 Harley-Davidson, and a 1951 Vincent Black Shadow. The cars are displayed in various dioramas that recreate scenes from the period in which they were built, such as a 1920s garage, a 1950s diner, and a drive-in movie theatre.

Where can I find Nelson's Classic Car Museum?

Located in the city of Nelson on the South Island, in between the city and the airport. Near Cadillac Way and Nayland Road.

Along with all of this, visitors can sit down and have a bite to eat at their Little Engine Eatery. This fantastic bistro caters to car lovers, but also provides a lovely café experience, no matter what your interests are – with a wholesome, tasty, made-on-the-premises menu. So, what are you waiting for? Make the most of your next day off and visit Nelsons Classic Car Museum!

  • Open every day from 10 am to 4.30 pm.
  • Adult admission starts at $19.
  • Child admission is $8.
  • Room rental available.
  • Group bookings available.

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