Cars
The museum has more than 160 cars in its collection.
Vehicles on display at present are listed below.

1930 Austin 7 (Cut away)
1929 Austin 7 'Chummy'
1931 Austin 12/6
1935 Austin 12/4
1940 Austin 10
1952 Austin Sheerline
1973 Austin 1300GT
1926 Chevrolet 4
1936 Chevrolet Master
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (Replica)
1928 Chrysler 6
1950 Citroen Light 15
1968 Corvette Stingray
1964 Daimler
1917 Dodge Roadster
1938 Dodge Pick-up
1959 Ford Thames
1964 Ford Anglia
1959 Ford Prefect 100e
1970 Ford Fairlane
1936 Fiat Topolino
1969 Fiat 125
1968 Hillman Hunter
1976 Hillman Hunter
1938 International Coupe (only five manufactured)
1936 Jaguar SS 1.5l Saloon
1952 Jowett Jupiter
1964 Lancia Flavia
1977 Lotus 7 s4
1951 Morris 6 Series MS
1973 Morris Marina Estate
1963 Morris Mini Mk1
1965 Mercedes 220 SE Automatic
1972 Mercedes 280 SE
1980 N.E.E.V Mk1
1938 Opel Kadet
1951 Plymouth Savoy
1952 Rover P4 75
1932 Singer 9
1962 Standard Vanguard 6
1949 Triumph Renown
1968 Triumph Herald 'UTE'
1994 Toyota GT4
1954 Vauxhall Velox
1960 Vokswagon Karmann Ghia
1955 Willys Custom
1918 Willys 8-88
1957 Wolseley 6/90
1962 Wolseley 16/60 (Taxi)

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Historic Racing
Historic Race Cars on Display:

1952 J.B.S. 52-8 500cc
1948 Logan Special
1957 NAT
1969 Mistrex
1981 TQ (Three Quarter Midget)
1998 Laverda 750cc
1974 Yamaha T7 Trials Bike
1995 Quater Midget


T.Q Midget: Racing at Palmerston North January 2007

Logan Special: Raced by Del Drewrey ( center ), as the ‘Logan Singer’ during the 1952 Lady Wigram Trophy Race

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Horsedrawn
One glance at the 1890 Hearse will send a shiver down the spine. Its ornate filigree work and black sheen dulled with age are testament to its solemn past. The visitor will see many of New Zealand's finest horsedrawn carriages. From the box cart (the forerunner of the station wagon) to a doctor's cart last used by two spinsters to do their shopping up until 1935.

1905 Bakers Cart
1901 Box Cart
c1900 Brougham
1810 Buggy – US
c1860 Buggy – NZ
1861 Buggy – UK
c1880 Bullock Wagon
c1890 Cobb & Co Coach
c1880 Doctors Carriage
c1880 Drag
c1900 Express
c1890 Gig
1913 Gig
1912 Governess Cart
c1886 Hearse
1899 Ambulance 'Replica'
c1896 Milk Cart
c1890 Night Cart
c1860 Phaeton
c1910 Pony Cart
c1910 Racing Sulky
c1885 Rig
c1900 Sociable
c1897 South African Wagon
1910 Spring Cart
c1875 Surrey
c1912 Swamp Dray
c1900 Wagon
c1888 Wheat Wagon
c1890 Wool Wagon

c1860 Phaeton. Named from Greek mythology when Phaeton son of Helious the Son God, drove his father's sun chariot too close to the sun.




On display an 1886 horse drawn drag used extensively as public transport in Canterbury and the West Coast.

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Fire Engines
The Museums replica Fire Station exhibits an interesting collection of fire appliances including uniforms and memorabilia. The station bedroom comes with emergency fire pole.

c1874 MerryWeather - Manual Appliance
c1880 Buggy - Fire Chief's Buggy
1924 Leyland - Fire Appliance
1938 Ford v8 - Fire Appliance
1942 Ford - Trailer Pump
1954 Dennis f8 - Fire Appliance
1956 Bedford RL 4WD - Fire Appliance
1973 International D1610 - Fire Appliance

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Printing
1863 Wharfdale – flatbed tumble cylinder press.
1880 Chandler & Price – foot treadle hand fed platen
c1897 Miehle - flatbed printing press
1960 Heidelberg – model T automatic platen press
1962 Albert – Export Grala cylinder press.
Monotype System – Compostion Caster
Monotype System – Super Caster
c1950 Cropper – Platen press
Intertype c4 – Line Caster Machine
Arab – Handfed platen
Haddon – Platen press
1980 Compugraphic Editwriter 2750 – photo type setter
c1960 Ludlow – Line Casting machine

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Other Display
The museum's eclectic collection also includes:


Commercial Vehicles


Hundred's of Badges


Cycles


Tractors and Farm Machinery

Scooters


Engines

Motorcycles

Mascots & Automobila

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