National Automobile Museum of Tasmania, Launceston

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A colorful complex packed with vividly painted motorcycles and cars, National Automobile Museum of Tasmania serves to document the fascinating history of automobiles through interactive displays and rotating exhibitions. The museum aims to preserve automobiles judged to be important in relation to automotive and social history, and the development of the country. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Launceston holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the National Automobile Museum of Tasmania and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • There are many superb motor vehicles in the collection. For car lovers, a stroll around this small museum will be a treat.  more »
  • This easily accessible (free parking), unassuming museum, right in the heart of beautiful Launceston is an absolute gem. Run by equally unassuming volunteers, this motoring Mecca punches way above its...  more »
  • My parents had been here before but highly recommend this place as they change the cars regularly. Loved checking out all the old cars and motorbikes done up. Seeing the original work inside. If you a...  more »
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  • Great cars and history from 1899 to 1980. Spectacular cars of the past. My personal favourite is 1937 SS100 Jaguar. Wow!
  • Great selection of rare vehicles, very well presented. Worth the price of admission, even though it is pretty high.
  • Really great display with some historic cars and bikes. Unexpected gem in Launceston.
  • Worth a look if you have any interest in cars and bikes.
  • So many great cars n bikes!

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Many visitors to Launceston choose to settle into one of the area's spacious rental apartments, which offer large rooms and plenty of privacy. Equally comfortable, the city's centrally located four-star hotels include onsite restaurants and air-conditioned rooms with flat-screen TVs and satellite channels. A less expensive alternative, Launceston's inns provide a convenient base for backpackers and causal travelers arriving without prior reservations. If you want something atmospheric and historical, look for guesthouses located in well-preserved Georgian and Victorian buildings. 
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