World of Wearable Art and Classic Cars Museum

A memorable museum experience like no other, and unique to Nelson. Two breathtaking galleries: The WearableArt Gallery & The Classic Car Gallery.


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Firmly established as an iconic Nelson visitor attraction, the World of WearableArt™ and Classic Cars Museum houses two distinctly different collections.

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Be inspired in the theatrical WOW® Gallery, view amazing garments from New Zealand's unique World of WearableArt™ Awards Show, where art is taken off the wall to adorn the body in wildly wonderful ways.

In the adjoining Classic Cars gallery, motoring enthusiasts can marvel over one of Australasia’s largest private collection of classic cars. The car collection represents years of passionate sourcing from New Zealand & around the world.

The Museum also includes a Café, Retail Shop & Art Gallery.


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Physical address

World of Wearable Art and Classic Cars Museum, 95 Quarantine Road, Annesbrook, Nelson Central, Nelson, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
7 days, from 10 am - 5 pm except Christmas Day.
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
2 minutes from Nelson Airport
Proximity to town:
10 minutes South of Nelson City Central

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $24.00
Further pricing information:
Infants free Family concessions

Language support

  Written Spoken
Chinese (Traditional) YES NO
Italian YES NO
Japanese YES NO
Russian YES NO

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