National Motor Museum, Birdwood

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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. Plan to visit National Motor Museum and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Birdwood attractions using our Birdwood itinerary builder.
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  • You will need quite a few hours to get through all the exhibits. So well done. They run different tours and we were lucky enough to do the Holden one held at 2pm on the Friday we went - it was a talk ...  more »
  • We took our 4 and 2 year old grandchildren to the museum. Our 2 year old boy who loves cars didn't want to leave. Both children loved running around the huge display discovering all the different cars...  more »
  • I recently took an Egyptian PhD student here and we spent hours! I'm not a rev-head, but it appears she is - and so I take it on her recommendation, THIS IS A GREAT PLACE!!!! I'd never realised how mu...  more »
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  • This place has huge range of cars kept in good condition. The layout is not boring with various make of cars many date back decades ago even a century back. Also there is a large collection of motorcycles. Staff are friendly. To see the whole museum might take several hours.
  • An awesome toy shop, pity they wouldn't let me take one home
  • Loved the yesteryear cars. It is amazing place to see the variety of cars and motorcycles.
  • Fabulous collection of Australia's historical cars many in original condition as representing their true character.
  • Great history of australian motoring and motorsport and set in beautiful scenery

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