E. Hayes & Sons Ltd, Invercargill

(4.5/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web)
A remarkable motorcycle collection in an otherwise ordinary hardware store, E. Hayes & Sons Ltd proudly displays one of the world's most legendary bikes. Among a collection of over 100 vehicles and parts, visitors can admire the modified Indian motorcycle of New Zealand legend and world-record breaker Burt Munro. Learn about Munro in his very own hometown, enjoy a complimentary hot drink, and chat to the enthusiastic staff about the collection. Those who have seen the movie "The World's Fastest Indian" may recognize some props. For E. Hayes & Sons Ltd and beyond, use our Invercargill trip itinerary maker to get the most from your Invercargill vacation.
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TripAdvisor
  • This is a great shop more like a museum as well as a shop. As well as housing the fastest Indian in the West, it is a great tool shop. 
  • On entering the shop the owner greeted us. Well we did look like a typical older pair of rubber-neckers rather than someone going to buy tap washers. He was very friendly and welcoming. I loved the bi...  more »
  • My 81 year old Uncle has been shopping here for decades whether for a new washer for a tap, a brand new lathe or shopping for a wedding gift. Still pays cash and everyone in the store knows him. He in...  more »
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  • Cool Exhibits. Friendly Staff. Very interesting and some humorous signage on some of the classics. A MUST DO in Invercargill and FREE. It's all passion here, and easy for anyone to enjoy.
  • Great place to just look around. Lots of old motorbikes and machinery from yester-year.
  • They got a big lot of road bikes. The place is nice/if you like real road bikes!
  • Museum of Burt Munro. The World's Fastest Indian. very good.
  • I have been buying Indian tee shirts from e hayes and son but when it arrived I noticed the design has changed. Product no. 918316 There is no writing on the back any more and The wording the worlds fastest is smaller so it doesn't look as good as the last design.