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York Motor Museum

116 Avon Tce, York, Western Australia 6302, Australia
+61 8 9641 1288
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This collection certainly has the WOW factor for anyone the least interested in our motoring... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
travelfan
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Fremantle, Australia
I traveled from Brisbane to York to see this Museum ... WOW!

I own VW beetles and this museum is home to Australia's oldest Beetle (I'm ready to buy when it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Slider W
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Southern Queensland, Australia
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The only community owned and operated motor museum in Australia, we are dedicated towards preserving the history of Australian and world motoring vehicles in our heritage listed museum in York, Western Australia. We are also the home of the "Never Never Tours" Valiant ute used in the movie "Crocodile Dundee" and autographed by Paul Hogan on the dashboard.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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116 Avon Tce, York, Western Australia 6302, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This collection certainly has the WOW factor for anyone the least interested in our motoring history... The cars really make you wish for the Lotto life...! Perhaps the entrance fee is a little costly for some family visitors, but it's clearly an expensive excercise to...More

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Brian J, Manager at York Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi travelfan, thanks for the great review, we are glad you enjoyed your visit, if you get the Lotto life give us a call.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I own VW beetles and this museum is home to Australia's oldest Beetle (I'm ready to buy when it comes for sale!) So my review focuses on the VW, but I loved the Austin 7, Leyand P76, the Toyota's and the caravan. Great Collection!! PROs...More

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Brian J, Manager at York Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the great review Slider, we love York and we love our Museum, community owned and operated, . Our beetle is the oldest in Australia and possibly the world, VW in Germany have on older model however theirs is a rebuild, ours is original...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

if you are going to western australia this it well worth a visit we spent over half a day looking round at all the cars and the tour guide was very welcoming i very much like cars so i found it interesting but evan if...More

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Brian J, Manager at York Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review Matt, we try to keep a mix of old and not so old giving visitors vehicles they can relate to as well as makes and models they have never seen before.

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Reviewed 8 June 2018

Museum for the car buff with magnificent examples of cars through the ages. Local built and imported they are all used and loved. Some are unique and well worth the price of admission

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John B, Manager at York Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2018

Thanks for the review, very happy that you enjoyed your experience and our great variety of cars, a caravan and memorabilia. cheers !!

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Reviewed 16 May 2018

I've visited this museum many times since about 1987. It was gradually going donwhill and each visit was more disappointing than the last. But I went again in May 2018 and there's been a tremendous upgrade to the building, the signage, the lighting and exhibits....More

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John B, Manager at York Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Thanks Peter, we need lots of applause. The numbers of visitors have increased steadily over the past year or two since Graeme Cocks has managed it. In December the museum was purchased by a local York community group. Numbers of visitors have gone up about...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2018

We visited the town of York which is the oldest settled town in Western Australia dating to the 1800's the whole town is quaint in style on that period. We visited the York Motor Museum on the main street, noticeable by the old petrol bowser...More

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John B, Manager at York Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2018

Thanks for the review, I am not sure where you got your info but we are open every day of the year 9am to 4pm. Entry fee are $10 adult, $7 seniors and $3 child. Thanks !!

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Reviewed 5 May 2018

This is a must do when visiting York. An impressive collection of vehicles of all vintages. Located in the main st. Small entry fee.

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Brian J, Manager at York Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2018

So glad you enjoyed it Boomer020, we enjoy the old and the new bring back memories

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Well worth a visit to see the vintage cars on display. So many to see - will go again when I have more time at leisure!

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Brian J, Manager at York Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Thanks for the feedback Mary, we look forward to you next visit, bring some friends with you.

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Wonderful collection of unique vehicles and exhibits. Helpful staff and bright surroundings. Children were able to do a school age quiz and had there photo taken on Dennis the fire engine. They learnt so much about our Motoring History. Great activity for School Holidays!

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Brian J, Manager at York Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

So glad you and the children enjoyed the visit Tricia, we enjoy the interaction with our visitors.

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Went to the museum today and were greeted by Carol who has such a friendly disposition and pride in the collection! I am not a car person but I found it a relaxing and interesting way to spend an hour or so. Recommend going and...More

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Brian J, Manager at York Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Yes we are trying to make it interesting to those not motor enthusiasts!! Carol and all our volunteer ladies are terrific. Thanks for your response and support. Cheers!!

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