Packard Motor Museum

One of the largest collections of Packard automobiles anywhere in the world, classic motorcycles,other vintage vehicles, earth moving machinery, tractors, even potato mashers. Open for guided tours Tuesdays to Saturdays from 10 am- 4 pm


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The Packard Motor Museum provides an informative experience based around our automobile and machinery collections and the stories of those innovators who led the industrial revolution and created and shaped our modern way of life.

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The museum exhibits were collected over 60 years by the late Graeme Craw and show the changes in the development of the automobile and machinery such as our steam traction engines, bulldozers, tractors and earth-moving equipment used by the men and women who built New Zealand's infrastructure.

The museum also honours the legacy of resourceful New Zealanders who developed our kiwi traditions of ingenuity, adaptation and innovation.
Our purpose is to inspire current generations to create an even greater future


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Physical address

Packard Motor Museum, 1146 State Highway 14, Maungatapere, Northland, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
Wednesday to Saturday from 10 am - 4 pm
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
20 kms from the Packard Motor Museum in Maungatapere
Proximity to coach terminal:
The Packard Motor Museum is 12km to Whangarei central bus terminal
Proximity to town:
12km from Whangarei

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $20.00
(16 year(s) and under)
Other charges:
Children 5 years and under are free

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