150 classic cars from more than 115 years of motoring

Nelson Classic Car Museum (NCCM) is the best place to see more than 150 cars in excellent condition. From our little 1908 Renault AX, to classics of the 1950s including Vauxhalls, Triumphs and Cadillacs, through to the exquisite mastery of Jaguar and Ferrari, our Museum is the place to marvel and admire an incredible collection of iconic cars. Come and relive your own memories of your grandad’s car, your first car and your dream car!

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Ticket information

Adult $19

Child (5 – 15 years) $8

Senior/NZ Student $15

Family 1 Adult 2 Children $30

Family 2 Adults 2 Children $45

Extra child $5 each

Annual Pass $29

Group bookings available for 20+ people when purchased as one transaction.

Opening hours

Open Daily 10am-4pm (Closed Christmas Day)
1 Cadillac Way, Nelson.

Need a unique meeting space? Hire our board room

Located between Nelson city and Nelson Airport, the Museum is ideal for both local and national gatherings, with the whole of the Nelson/Tasman region at its doorstep.

Whether it’s a meeting, focus group, business brainstorming session, strategic planning day, a small private event or wedding; the Museum’s stylish recently refurbished Board Room will accommodate.

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Little Engine Eatery

Rosetta and Rebecca are passionate about healthy food and exceptional coffee. You’ll be welcomed to their freshly re-styled café with an irresistible range of wholesome, tasty, made-on-the-premises munchable goodness for brunch, lunch, and general all-day snacks. Plus, thanks to L’affare, they promise to take serious care of your coffee needs. So whether you’re here for the cars, a meeting, a catch-up with friends, or some re-fuelling for your bicycling adventures, the Little Engine Eatery has got you sorted.

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Museum Store

Nelson has always been a hub for designers and makers – something we like to show-off in our Museum Gallery. Take a moment to peruse our selection of funky ceramics, eye-catching jewellery, beautiful prints, fascinating books and oh so many more mementos and collectables. We are your one-stop shop for gifts, as well as those all-important self-rewards!

Take a virtual tour of the museum

The team at Uniquely Nelson have created a virtual tour of the museum. Click on the image below to get started.

Nelson Classic Car Museum

1 Cadillac Way, Nelson