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Rod Hadfields Hot Rod Museum

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Australian Hot Rodding Mecca

I was recently in Bendigo for work and had to kill some time, after perusing the tourist hit spots... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
Brisbane, Australia
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An honour to meet the legend that is Rod Hadfield!

We were so thrilled to be able to visit the museum and get the chance to chat with Rod in person... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
Tracey F
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Pyrenees Hwy., Chewton, Victoria 3451, Australia
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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

I was recently in Bendigo for work and had to kill some time, after perusing the tourist hit spots I came across Rod’s Museum. I was a bit of a fan already recalling the Merlin powered 55 Chev “Final Objective”. Unfortunately that was sold over...More

Thank Hermanmw4
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

We were so thrilled to be able to visit the museum and get the chance to chat with Rod in person. Incredible machines particularly the ‘Warman’! What a magnificent shed, we are so envious...and a stunning display!

Thank Tracey F
Reviewed 10 July 2018

For a hot rod fan, Rods garage is heaven. Bob spent many hours looking and checking out all the equipment on display. A chat with Rod who was very forthcoming with his ideas and information with our new project was an added bonus. A travel...More

Thank lovekemp
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit, even if you're not a hot rod enthusiasts. Incredible what this man has accomplished. Such lovely people.

Thank 28Mitzi15
Reviewed 9 April 2018

If you have just the slightest interest in things automotive then this place is well worth time to check it out. The collection of about 20 vehicles were all created or extensively customised by Rod over a 60 year period. He's not one to brag...More

1  Thank KimBarossaAustralia
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Rodders Dream. Absolutely fantastic way to spend an hour or more. Amazing display of precision made cars, and Mr Rod Hadfield is a a living legend

Thank Michelle P
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Take a historic trip into hot rodding and engineering excellence. Rod's museum provides an enjoyable experience for hot rodders, car enthusiasts, engineers and the family. This unique collection shows vehicles and insight to life of one the greatest hot rodders in the history of rodding...More

1  Thank rodericktowers
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Great big barn shed with workshop and museum. Stacks of memorabilia, collections, car signs etc. Motorbikes, drag cars, hot rods, classics, muscle cars, unique hybrids, rat rods, antiques. small donation entry.

1  Thank carliz88
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Off the Pyrenees highway you will find Rod Hatfield Museum a must for any car enthusiast. Good display of hot rods and dry lake racers. You can also see the workshop where Rod builds his creations.

2  Thank David M
Reviewed 23 April 2016

A visit to Rod's museum is a trip through the best years of hot rodding in Australia. All of Rod's favourite cars are there. From the Red Back all the way through to the amazing Warman Special and if your lucky you will get to...More

1  Thank gregwapling
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Response from ianandmazza | Reviewed this property |
It is located on the Midland Hwy before Chewton. From Melbourne take the turn off from Calder freeway to Castlemaine. It is on the right about a k before Chewton. Easy.