National Motor Museum, Birdwood

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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  • This exhibition of vintage cars/ motorcycles was the most comprehensive display I’ve seen in all of Australia. I was impressed by what I saw in Tasmania, New South Wales, Victoria & WA BUT this has se...  more »
  • Hubby and l found this museum very good, lots of different makes and models of cars and bikes to look at, very well set out with good information staff friendly and helpful, would recommend if in the ...  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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