National Motor Museum, Birdwood

#5 of 49 in Museums in Greater Adelaide
Specialty Museum · Museum
Explore Australia’s largest collection of vintage and classic cars and motorcycles at National Motor Museum. Over 300 vehicles are on display, including the 1908 Talbot that was the first car to cross Australia. As you make your way through the three pavilions here, you'll also see a restored gas station from the 1920s and a large collection of model cars. The museum hosts motoring events such as the Bay to Birdwood Finish Event. Motor clubs from across the country also put on exhibitions throughout the year, so check what's on before your visit. Make National Motor Museum part of your personalized Birdwood itinerary using our Birdwood trip itinerary planning site.
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  • Great afternoon exploring. The displays were excellent. The kids loved the kids activities that ran during the school holidays.  more »
  • Excellent experience , the tour was very informative and banter-ful . Highly recommended venue . The staff were very attentive in particular the lovely Carol . Give yourself a treat and come along .  more »
  • Great place to visit. Lots of different cars to see and learn about Australia's transport era and can easily be there for a whole day. There is also a video games section to keep the kids amused. A small shop on the way out and great bakery in the main street.
  • Kids loved it. I thought it was pretty good too. Could've had a few more Ford exhibits considering you're the "national" motor museum, not the "Holden" motor museum.. both are closed now, no need for SA bias. The interactive displays are great for children of all ages.

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