Museums in Australia
The Caboolture Historical Villageis situated on 4 hectares (about 12 acres) of land just north of the Caboolture town centre. The Village is listed as one of the top tourist destinations in the region. It is the largest tourist attraction in the region, with over 70 buildings, and more than 110,000 museum pieces. The Village’s collection of cars and trucks is quite large and if the tractor collection is included we have over 73 units in total.
Campes Motor Museum is every motor enthusiast’s dream come true. Founded more than three decades ago, the museum is home to vintage cars and an array of motor memorabilia. Today, the museum celebrates cars, vans and motorbikes by displaying them in their large exhibition shed. Some of the most notable attractions on site include a 1955 Ansett Clipper Bus, a Citroen 1933 and a stunning Stutz 1929.
Located at Coolum on the beautiful Sunshine Coast. Carroll’s Transport Depot and the Sir Henry Royce Foundation (sub archive)consists of two large climate controlled auto galleries
Charlie Schwerkolt opened his museum in 1988 with a handful of cars and signs and since then has expanded and added numerous exhibits. The collection is not only rare, but very diverse, interesting and exciting. It is continually changing and growing. It houses a unique collection of over 80 motor vehicles, memorabilia, model cars & automobile paraphernalia from eras spanning over years- this display will captivate the minds of both the young and young at heart for many hours.
The Chrysler Car Museum is well worth a look for the motoring enthusiasts. Chryslers spanning the years from 1930 to the present day, including a Valiant Charger.
Take a travel back in time. Come and experience the era of the classic cars, trucks, caravans, tractors and a host of other collectables. Set on 1.8 hectares, Chrysties Museum is a life time collection of amazing treasures which will enthral and amaze. From an old logging truck to working vintage cars, farming equipment, classic caravans, and collectables.
Situated in an original 1940’s garage in the main street of Coleraine, a small town in Victoria’s western district, 360kms from Melbourne, Coleraine Classic Cars is a private collection of more than 60 vintage and classic cars and automotive memorabilia, which is open for public appreciation and viewing by appointment.
Displaying one of the largest collections of working pioneer tractors and agricultural machinery in Queensland, as well as authentic colonial buildings and heritage items, the Dalby Pioneer Park Museum is a treasure trove of history. Walk through the original buildings and catch a glimpse of the lives of our earlier generations.
Gary Brookes's passion for collecting old machinery led to the establishment of the Park. Steam / Diesel sawmill, mill settlement, engines, tractors, dozers, horse drawn equip, military, memorabilia and much more. The park is one of Australia’s finest collections of heritage items dedicated to our pioneers and the equipment they used to develop our state over the past 120 years.
The Elfin Heritage Centre is dedicated to the memory and achievements of Garrie Cooper. The aims of the heritage centre are to commemorate and celebrate the heritage of the marque by providing a meeting point for a Elfin enthusiasts and assistance in keeping Elfin cars performing on tracks throughout the world.