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. Plan to visit National Motor Museum and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Birdwood attractions using our Birdwood itinerary builder.
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  • August 16, 2017
    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 »
  • August 9, 2017
    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 »
  • August 8, 2017
    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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  • September 18, 2017
    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
  • June 21, 2017
    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.
  • July 7, 2017
    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.
  • September 20, 2017
    Really enjoyed the experience. Well worth the drive from Adelaide
  • July 12, 2017
    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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