National Transport and Toy Museum - Queenstown
Are you a business owner in Queenstown?
Promote your business 365 days a year with the #1 Guide to Queenstown.
- Gain MAXIMUM EXPOSURE with a 'Dedicated Business Profile'
Directions to National Transport and Toy Museum
Conceived 50 years ago, the National Toy and Transport Museum has developed from one man’s dream into a major Wanaka attraction.
Over 50 years ago, a professional car and truck wrecker named Gerald Rhodes decided to create a museum to showcase iconic and nostalgic vehicles and toys. Thanks to his profession, he had access to classic automobiles, and his collection began.
Among the beautiful, restored vehicles are cars, motorbikes, fire engines, steam operated vehicles and more. The museum also displays toys and includes over 500 Barbie dolls, produced over decades and with a variety of accessories and clothing.
The museum now holds over 50,000 items, and the collection is always growing. Visitors come back again and again to see what new additions have been made to the museum.
The museum is also home to a large outdoor space with a playground and pedal toys for children to enjoy. There are picnic tables and guests are encouraged to enjoy lunch on the grounds.
Monday to Sunday (except Christmas Day) : 8.30am - 5.00pm
Adults: $19.00, Senio: $16, Child (School Age): $5.00, Family $45.00, Child (under 5): Free
You may also like
Pure GlenorchyQueenstown Central, Queenstown
Pure Glenorchy is a family owned and operated business taking visitors deep into Middle Earth. Explore the stunning scenery of Mt Aspiring World Heritage Park and the Dart River Valley, while visiting iconic locations from The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movies.
Ziptrek EcotoursQueenstown Central, Queenstown
Ziptrek Ecotours is New Zealand's number one ziplining guided tour featuring the steepest tree to tree zipline in the world. This is a fully guided tour. You will be well looked after by two experienced guides that manage all aspects of safety and help with your launch and arrival at each tree deck. Everything is taken care of, so you can sit back, relax and enjoy the ride
Hop On Hop Off Wine ToursQueenstown,
Leave the car at home and hop on and off at your own choice of wineries, breweries and attractions. Hop On Hop Off Tours allow you to explore the award-winning wineries and attractions that the region is famous for at your own convenience.
Heli Glenorchy - scenic flightsQueenstown
Heli Glenorchy is a locally owned and operated company offering scenic flights across the stunning Mt Aspiring National Park and Fiordland...
The Beauty Lounge, Advanced Skincare & BeautyFrankton, Queenstown
Beauty Therapy, Advanced Skincare and IPL for Hair Removal and Skin Rejuvenation are our specialities at the Beauty Lounge in Frankton. If you are serious about anti-ageing, we're here for you - we start with listening and end with results - your goals are our goals and we're passionate about getting the best results possible.
Million Dollar CruiseQueenstown Central, Queenstown
Enjoy the best of the views of Lake Wakatipu on the stunning locally owned and operated Million Dollar Cruise.......
Forme Spa & Wellbeing in Queenstown is your destination for relaxation and rejuvenation. Part of the award winning national Forme Spa group, the Queenstown spa is centrally located and is a luxe haven.
The Helicopter LineQueenstown Central, Queenstown
The Helicopter Line is New Zealand's premier commercial and leisure helicopter operator, offering amazing scenic flights over some of the world's most breathtaking scenery...
Gibbston Valley Lodge and SpaGibbston, Queenstown
Located at the Gibbston Valley Winery, the Lodge features 24 premium villas, a small movie theatre, private meeting spaces for business groups and the main lodge area with sun-drenched conservatory, open fire, bar and dining options.
Gibbston Valley Winery RestaurantGibbston, Queenstown
Renowned as one of the finest dining experiences in the Queenstown region, Gibbston Valley Winery Restaurant offers a Central Otago wine and food experience featuring seasonal selections made of the freshest ingredients and matched with our range of award-winning wines. Open daily from 12 pm to 3 pm.