British Car Museum, Te Awanga

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  • We visited as part of our Napier Classic Cars visit, the owner, Ian Hope, is a joy to listen to, his knowledge of his 454 cars is truly unbelievable. He invited us upstairs to play his Pianola's, bril...  more »
  • Ian Hope's British Car Museum is tucked neatly into a huge shed/barn in Te Awanga, a sleepy hollow near Napier. It is his lifetime's collection of British vehicles and no car enthusiast should miss it...  more »
  • The British Car Museum is only open at weekends and is not easily found. This is NOT a professional museum, simply one man's 'backyard' collection, where nothing has been restored, just taken off the ...  more »
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  • fANTASTIC, I believe its the biggest Brittish car Museum in the world. Well worth visiting. 5 Stars.
  • Great place, Ian is fabulous! Needs a local to help him maintain and keep it going. Loved the fire engine we had great fun learning how to use horn. Thanks Ian
  • Quirky and a little untidy...just the way car museums should be. A pleasant change from your usual high gloss, high end museum, it's more of a work horse...just like the everyday everyman cars that are included. I bet your Grandad had one of those.
  • Awesome car collection, a must see, thanks again, glad to help you out with your trailer /train project, hope the kids love riding in it
  • Awesome place to visit. A family owned car museum. A must for not only car lovers but anyone who just enjoy older British stuff.

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