Visit Bill Richardson Transport World in Invercargill

The largest private automotive museum of its type in the world. With more than 300 vintage vehicles, plenty of family fun, and Invercargill café The Grille to discover, there is something for everyone at Bill Richardson Transport World. One man’s passion started it all. Entrepreneur Bill Richardson spent decades restoring vintage vehicles – now, his family has infused his collection with their own interests to create a world-class experience that has become Invercargill’s leading visitor attraction.  With Ford letter cars, 1930s V8s, Volkswagen Kombis, and vintage trucks including a 1940 Dodge Airflow Texaco tanker, Bill Richardson Transport World is a petrolhead’s heaven. Discover the unexpected today.

Is Transport World suitable for kids?

Yes, of course! There’s enough to keep the whole family entertained! Why not check out the kids areas like the LEGO room, wearable arts, and movie theatre?

Explore the collection. From immaculate examples of almost every Henry Ford letter car, gleaming and grunty 1930s V8s, a pastel-perfect display of Volkswagen Kombis, more vintage trucks than you can shake a stick at, and classic cars from marques like Citroen, Jaguar, Mini, and more – Bill Richardson Transport World is a petrolhead’s dream come true. Bill Richardson poured decades of care into restoring classic trucks, and he loved showing people around his collection as it grew. Bill, too, hoped that one day somebody in his family would carry it on. Under the wing of Bill’s daughter Joc O’Donnell, Bill Richardson Transport World has grown into a family legacy celebrating a love of everything wheels. Bill’s family have infused his own astounding collection with automotive loves of their own, to create a truly world-class experience.

  • Monday – 10:00 to 17:00
  • Tuesday – 10:00 to 17:00
  • Wednesday – 10:00 to 17:00
  • Thursday – 10:00 to 17:00
  • Friday – 10:00 to 17:00
  • Saturday – 10:00 to 17:00
  • Sunday – 10:00 to 17:00


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