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A unique personal collection of over 400 Classic British cars, commercials and motoring memorabilia. Please note there may be some dust and oil among the cars as the owner is not as young as he was and cannot get around them as often as he would...more
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If you like cars you have to go.
This is the cutest, quirky place and I would highly recommend.
The owner is such a likeable guy with lots of stories to tell so don't be in a rush.
Was a trip down memory lane finding...More
Thank Hayley S
Paul S, Public Relations Manager at British Car Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018
Thanks Hayley - really pleased you enjoyed your visit.
My wife and I saw this museum as we drove, and decided to drop in. This turned out to be the best $10 I have spent in New Zealand. There are a breath-taking number of British cars in the museum; over 500. The cars range...More
Thank Mark T
Paul S, Owner at British Car Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2018
You have to believe that this Museum has the largest collection of English cars in New Zealand....they are everywhere, crammed in, and stacked 2 high, to totally fill the vast area of adjoining sheds. Easy to spend an hour or so here. Only $10 admission...More
Paul S, Public Relations Manager at British Car Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018
Thanks for the review - we are very pleased your enjoyed your visit.
If there is a Godess she loves to go for a ride with the wind in her hair and the purr of the engine under the hood. She chooses a different vehicle every day but in each has a vase with a fresh poesy and...More
Thank Mary Ellen W
Paul S, Public Relations Manager at British Car Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018
Wouldn’t call myself a car enthusiast by any means, but as we drove by and my husband indicated he’d like to visit, I was happy to tag along.
More than an hour later we’d completed a circuit of the museum. What an experience! I loved...More
Paul S, Public Relations Manager at British Car Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018
Many thanks for the review - its great to hear how much you enjoyed your visit!
Car heaven, Ian Hope is a true British car enthusiast. Cars stacked 2 high, a unique museum to visit. Many years of restoration for the future car nuts, to bring these gems back to life. A very different and utterly awesome place to visit. Good...More
Paul S, Public Relations Manager at British Car Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018
Many thanks for the review, Pauline - so glad you enjoyed your visit!
If in the Bay, a must go to, even if you’re not a car enthusiast. Collection owner Ian Hope has the most amazing collection of cars (over 400) in this warehouse many stacked 2 high. Was able to find my first car (Standard 10) and...More
Thank John H
Paul S, Public Relations Manager at British Car Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2018
Many thanks for the review John - we are delighted you enjoyed your visit!