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Omaka Classic cars

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Address: Aerodrome Road | Omaka, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand
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+64 3-577 9419
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10:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
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Situated next to the Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre on the outskirts of...

Situated next to the Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre on the outskirts of Blenheim and showcasing around 60 vehicles from the 1950's to the 1990's, the collection offers a special insight into both Marlborough and New Zealand motoring history from that charismatic period where space, grace, chrome bumpers, large grilles and individual design were allowed to run wild. The total collection is about 115 cars, with half on display at any one time.

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wonderful collection

best 10 bucks Ive spent,, wonderful collection of 60-70 cars very friendly staff Bast from the past well worth a visit

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Bill I
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice and well laid out - we spent around an hour, looking though the historic cars on display - good price

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Thank Daniel C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

best 10 bucks Ive spent,, wonderful collection of 60-70 cars very friendly staff Bast from the past well worth a visit

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Thank Bill I
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a look in here and was delighted with the collection particularly the Jaguars....there are two 1950's Jags a 1951 Mark V and a 1954 Mark VII both immaculate and still in use for special functions such as weddings. Neville was helpful and informative ...thanks for the opportunity to see these great cars.😊

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Thank Ken L
London, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is really interesting and does not take long to do. It is located near other attractions so you can do more then one.

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Thank Jen A
Horsham, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

I love looking at cars and this museum is interesting as it appears all the cars are purchased as is and all drivable, and the range of models covers the 60's to 80's. Lots of Jags to touch. Just over the road from the aircraft museum.

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Thank Andrew A
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

This exhibition was great. A trip down memory lane and more. The vehicles were in wonderful condition. The gentleman in charge was interesting and friendly. He was so proud of the exhibition and his love of the cars was clearly evident. He showed us a car out the back he is restoring. It's a very interesting exhibition.

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Thank Jacqueline S
Auckland Central, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Its nice to see the odd standard family car from the 90s but in excellent condition. Lots of gems in here and a few oddities. Friendly guide. I'm told all cars are original off the road and didn't require restoration

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Thank Kiwiboy9
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

I took my elderly father there because he loves old cars. Because the cars on display must have been NZ owned I didn't have too high expectations but was pleasantly surprised by what was on display. There aren't what I call many vintage cars on display, but the number and quality of veteran cars makes up for this. The volunteer... More 

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Thank adader
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

We visited last Sunday - there was a nice guys who greeted us and told us about the cars etc and even took us out the back to show us around the workshop which was interesting. The collection of cars in the museum was cool - also motorbikes. You could have a quick look around in 20 min or spend... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

The two most interesting cars are the Jauguar C type and the Princess. Almost extremes in beauty. Otherwise the museum is much too packed. In addition very little in the way of the vehicles history. Sad as the aviation heritage next door is done do well.

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