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Hoods Up! Friday

Friday 12th April 2024

ADMIRE our collection of 150+ classics in this special after-hours event specifically showcasing viewing of 100+ classic cars with their hoods up! Beautifully displaying what mechanically makes them go from zero to ZOOM ZOOM.

This is the most intimate experience offered in a classic car museum in New Zealand. The majority of our museum isn’t roped off. You can admire almost every car in the collection from every side and angle, as well as EXCLUSIVE to Hoods Up! Friday admire every inside angle… that’s right, we unlock the doors for you to get inside our collection.

Inhale no matter your preference of aromas whether it’s car polish, old vinyl, engine oil, petrol, or onsite catering you can catch a whiff of it all right here!

CAR RIDES - Sit back, relax and let one of our drivers indulge you in a spin around the block in one of our classic cars. Maximum of 4 persons per car.

Family Friendly Featured


April 12


5pm - 9pm


Nelson & suburbs, Richmond & surrounds, Nelson Lakes / Murchison, Mapua / Moutere / Motueka, Golden Bay / Abel Tasman, Other, Tapawera / Wakefield, Richmond


Nelson Classic Car Museum
1 Cadillac Way, Annesbrook
Free parking onsite

Tickets, Bookings and Entry

Adult Entry $25, Child Entry $14, Annual Pass Holder Entry $10

Tickets from On arrival at the Nelson Classic Car Museum ph. 03 547 4570.


Ph. 03 547 4570

Additional Info

Official Website

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