If you are looking for things to do in Christchurch and you have an interest in vintage vehicles and other kinds of road transport and technology from the last century and a half in New Zealand, we highly recommend a trip to the Yaldhurst Museum.
Our various displays reflect real character and atmosphere that ignites recollections of the past, how life used to be in New Zealand, and we guarantee that visiting Yaldhurst Museum will be like taking a trip down memory lane for our older guests and a glimpse into the past for our younger ones.
Yaldhurst Museum is a hidden gem, just 20 minutes from City Centre and set in the grounds of the original homestead of 1876 built by the founders great grandfather John Taylor. Here you will see over 160 vehicles covering a period of one hundred years, from horse and buggy to vintage and classic cars, printing presses to fire engines, racing cars to military displays. Yaldhurst Museum is shrouded in mystery and surprises with the atmosphere that captures the very essence of New Zealand’s past.
For over 48 years the Yaldhurst Museum has been committed to offering a unique experience of New Zealand’s technological past. providing visitors a enthusiastic interest in recognition of cars they or their parents once owned/drove, there is more than 160 cars in its collection including the rare – like the 1938 International Car of which only five were manufactured or the replica of “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang”.
The Yaldhurst Museum has amassed an eclectic mix of road transport including one of the largest and finest collection of horse drawn vehicles in the country.
Family pass $40
Senior citizen $17.50
Phone: +64 3 342 7914 Email: [email protected]
Visit Our Website: www.yaldhurstmuseum.co.nz/