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World of WearableArt & Classic Cars Museum

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The World of WearableArt and Classic Cars Museum is an iconic Nelson visitor attraction that celebrates two passions united by design. Amazing works of wearable art from the annual WOW Awards Show are displayed alongside one of Australasia's largest...more
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Cadillac Way Off Quarantine Rd, Nelson 7040, New Zealand
+64 3-547 4573
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All reviews wearable art on display amazing costumes car enthusiast fashion show something for everyone mind blowing blown away couple of hours rainy day world class worth a visit entry fee great place to visit visiting nelson new zealand wow
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being a male was somewhat dubious about the visit. But was absolutely worth it. In fact we went round twice. Cars and clothes

Thank Gary P
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have lived in nelson a few years and was yet to pay this place a visit. When I did so I was pleasantl suprised. The art works were amazing, as were the displays. I just wish there was more to see. It was very...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful fantasy filled place to visit, truly spectacular, well worth a visit and the car museum is full of immaculate cars.

Thank Rose22Nelson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Something for everyone with cars costumes art lights and music. The entry fee was worth it. The design shop had some lovely things.

Thank JenJ46
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The clothes on display are out of this world, literally. They are made for the WOW event and are displayed and worn to be judged. Mostly made from all sorts of items chosen to be amazing. There is also a Classic Car display of wonderful...More

Thank onawinner2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum was one of the most unique we have ever been to. The costumes were truly brilliant and the car museum was excellent. Any car buff and fashionista must see this museum! There’s something for everyone.

Thank CindyR54
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a lovely afternoon here during our short stay in Nelson. Well worth a visit! The staff are very welcoming and there is plenty to see.

Thank loopylady
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Wearable art part is a completely different form of art effectively using the human form and clothing as a canvas for the artist's message. It is worth seeing if you haven't seen something like this before, Then there is the collection of cars which...More

Thank New_South_Woodies
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am not an artist, but even so i was totally inspired by my latest visit to the WOW Museum, From the Scarlet themed displays inside the entrance, the Maori inspired costumes and the Alien-type costumes next, followed by the Neon designs in the UV-lit...More

Thank Craig C
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

We arrived mid morning on a airplane. The intention was to visit here first, We did not realise it was so close to the airport. 5 mins later we were parked up and walking inside. We appreciated the Art..... variety of skills and materials. I'm...More

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16 October 2018|
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Response from j0nty111 | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember exactly but I think it is between $20-$25. Not cheap but very good.
Sandra Z
9 August 2017|
Response from annabelbliss102 |
It's $24 for an adult but if you buy your ticket at the i-site before you go, it's $22.