National Motor Museum, Birdwood, South Australia (SA), Australia


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August 21, 2019


December 6, 2017

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Since 1965 millions of people have enjoyed discovering their motoring heritage at the National Motor Museum, Birdwood, South Australia.

As an international centre for the collection, research, preservation, education and display of Australian road transport history, the National Motor Museum is much more than a collection of vehicles. It is a social history of the way we were, the way we are now and the way of the future.

They have a couple of really rare cars like:

  • 1899 Shearer Steam Carriage
  • 1900 De Dion-Bouton Type E, Vis-a-Vis Voiturette from France
  • 1904 Ohlmeyer ‘Jigger’ Tourer
  • 1908 Talbot, from London, UK
  • 1910 Daimler Landaulet, coachwork by Lewis Cycle and Motor Works of Victoria Square, Adelaide
  • 1914 Dixi R12 Tourer from Germany
  • 1913 Newton Bennett from Manchester, UK
  • 1925 Rolls Royce, rebodied by French company Carrosserie Vanvooren

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Number of exhibited items

Cars & Automotive: 26-50, Car Inventory link
Motorcycles & Bikes: 1-25, Inventory link

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Getting to the Museum

Address: Shannon St, SA 5234, Birdwood, South Australia (SA), Australia, Australasia
Coordinates: -34.819514, 138.954994

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Usually only for private use. Always check for latest info on the home page!
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Note: This information was accurate August, 2019 when it was published/updated, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.

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