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Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition Centre

8 Exhibition Link, Wynyard, Tasmania 7325, Australia
+61 3 6443 8330
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Unexpectedly great Car museum

We were in Burnie and advised that this was just up the road and were very glad we took the extra... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Adrienne M
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Warkworth New Zealand
Attention Car Enthusiasts

If you love your cars, vintage cars even, this is your seventh heaven! Low entry cost ($12 from... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Craig M
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Sydney, Australia
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If you're the type of traveller that wants to connect with a place and its people and you enjoy a nostalgic journey through time, then the Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition & Visitor Information Centre is a must-see on your visit to Tasmania. The Wonders of Wynyard is home to the world-class Ransley Veteran Car Collection with over 14 vehicles including the equal oldest Ford in the world - the 1903 Model A. The collection has been lovingly restored and is an outstanding showcase of Australian motoring history. Visitors to the Wonders of Wynyard can also immerse themselves in local heritage, including stories detailing the maritime history and unique geographical landmarks of the region. The Wonders of Wynyard's art gallery exhibits local creative works including paintings, sculptures, photographs and textiles -the perfect place to purchase a special memento of your holiday.
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8 Exhibition Link, Wynyard, Tasmania 7325, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

We were in Burnie and advised that this was just up the road and were very glad we took the extra time to go to see it. My husband is a Ford enthusiast and was amazed at how many old Fords in this collection that...More

Thank Adrienne M
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you love your cars, vintage cars even, this is your seventh heaven! Low entry cost ($12 from memory), flash photography and videos permissable. Not a very big place, but packed with beautifully restored cars, bicycles and motorbikes. A real credit to the man behind...More

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok it’s only a small collection but some great history and it’s cheap to get in less than ten bucks I think Equal oldest model ford in the world plus other similar turn of century classics in a new facility Handy place to stop for...More

Thank Themessiahoffire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cars were excellent and the guide very knowledgeable and friendly. That is enough for most people. I however have a collection of old cars and what I have always found to be important is the evidence of transformation. I would like more images of...More

Thank trooo3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What do you do when you arrive in Wynyard to inclement weather? You wander into the information centre looking for weather activities. The wonders of Wynyard is a collection of privately owned restored cars in a shed attached to the visitor centre. The collection is...More

Thank KathrynS400SA
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Very friendly and helpful staff well laid out and great range of cars. Could easily spend a couple of hours here. Even my wife was keen.

Thank cjb185
WOWmanager, Manager at Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Great to hear even your wife was enchanted by our beautiful and unique car collection. Thanks for taking the time to send a review - we really appreciate it :-)

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

If you like old vintage cars ,road bikes and push bikes.$5 entry fee. Great gift shop too. You could spend hours seeing all the details in this spended display.

Thank JoeyMQLD
Reviewed 12 April 2017

They had a display of a very early motor car there at the time we visited and one of the staff members gave us a full run down of its history. Very interesting

Thank Roger J
WOWmanager, Manager at Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review your visit to the Wonders of Wynyard. We are pleased our staff were able to make the experience a rich one for you. Happy travels :-)

Reviewed 16 February 2017

I was surprised to find such a nice presentation of old cars and bikes. It began as a personal collection. It was great to visit a world of yesteryear.

Thank Tassylass
WOWmanager, Manager at Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2017

Our cars are privately owned and restored locally by Mr Frances Ransley. It is a truly amazing collection that we are thrilled to have on loan :-)

Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

This information centre has an antique car collection attached to the rear for a fee of $8 entry. The information centre is also manned by locals who volunteer their time and knowledge of the area. The car exhibition is amazing. We know nothing about old...More

Thank Countrygal135
WOWmanager, Manager at Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2017

We are so glad you enjoyed the Ransley Veteran Car Collection - you really don't have to be a car buff to enjoy the beauty of the collection :-)

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