National Motor Museum, Birdwood

Explore Australia’s largest collection of vintage and classic cars and motorcycles at National Motor Museum. Over 300 vehicles are on display, including the 1908 Talbot that was the first car to cross Australia. As you make your way through the three pavilions here, you'll also see a restored gas station from the 1920s and a large collection of model cars. The museum hosts motoring events such as the Bay to Birdwood Finish Event. Motor clubs from across the country also put on exhibitions throughout the year, so check what's on before your visit. Make National Motor Museum part of your personalized Birdwood itinerary using our Birdwood trip itinerary planning site .
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  • Good for an afternoon visit lots of cars and history to see then cross the road for a coffee and light snack  more »
  • We were unsure of going to the Motor Museum as we have been to a few, but this one was very well worthwhile. A very good range of motoring history with some quite unique cars in terms of rarity. There...  more »
  • Went to Minis at the Mill last Sunday, organised by the Modified Mini Car Club (Hotbricks) of SA. 145 minis of all models displayed on the lawns of the museum, what an amazing sight!. BBQ, face painte...  more »
  • I work there a few times a year the rock and roll show and bay to birdwood it is very nice place lots of lawned areas plenty of toilets and the staff and oeople that run the show r nice and help full
  • Huge variety of vehicles. Really something for everyone. Rare and expensive, common and cheap and many quirky and unique vehicles. The place is also excellent value and makes a great family day out for all ages.
  • Great morning out with kids or a whole day could easily be spent here if you want to read about every car. Fascinating visual history.
  • Really enjoyed the experience. Well worth the drive from Adelaide
  • Very nice collection of vintage cars, trucks, and bikes. Emphasis is on Australian auto history and production, but not exclusive. Nice mix.

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