National Transport and Toy Museum
Prepare to be amazed! The whole family will be surprised and delighted by this unique and fascinating collection of over 70,000 items – from children’s toys, including a huge range of Barbies, LEGO and an exciting Star Wars collection to unusual motorcycles and rare cars, bikes, fire appliances and aircraft. Kids will love our interactive pedal cars, plane and anti-aircraft guns while the nearby picnic and playground area also features swings and play equipment.
Don't miss our HUGE toy shop!
Not just a museum, there's a shop on-site wth the largest selection of collectible models and cars rarely seen anywhere else, as well as a wide range of toys and souvenirs.
Find Central Otago’s Largest Toy Shop at the entrance to the Transport and Toy Museum. Stockists of a huge selection of collectible diecast car models, as well as a wide range of toys including “Our Generation” dolls and accessories. Discover the wall of LEGO, a large Sylvanian Families range, plastic model kit sets, Playmobil, Barbie, Thomas the Tank Engine, Siku, Tonka and Bruder toys – plus plenty of quality birthday presents under $20.
Adult $20, Senior 65+ $17, Child $5, under 5 years FREE Family $47 (2 adults + up to 4 school age children)
Amazing deal for locals – a $47 family pass price will cover you for for up to 15 party people (children or adults). Plus you can bring your own food and cake!
Pay full price 1st time, then go FREE for the first 6 months, and pay only $5 for the following 6 months (or go free with any full-paying fare).
This is one of the Southern Hemispheres largest private collections open to the public. It is one mans dream that has taken over 50 years to collect. The late owner, Gerald Rhodes, collected bargains from auctions, flea markets, garage sales, newspapers and word of mouth.
Truly amazing ...and not something to be missed!