Opened to the public in 2001, the World of Wearable Art & Classic Cars Museum is a museum that uniquely focuses on wearable art and classic cars. The two-theme museum is a prominent attraction in the area and features a fantastic collection of classic cars from around the globe as well as a wide range of wearable works of art with distinct designs and forms. The Wearable Art Gallery houses over 60 works of art including several award-winning masterpieces, while the Classic Cars Gallery showcases a private collection of rare & classic cars. A special Reflections Art Gallery is also available and exhibits a wide range of art works from emerging local artists. A visit to the museum is recommended for travellers sight-seeing in Nelson – particularly for lovers of art and vintage cars.
Tickets cost around $22 for adults and $8 for children
Open daily from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Around 1 hour
Adults, Families,Young Adults, Children, Senior Travellers
The vintage car collection
Though designated prayer facilities at World of Wearable Art & Classic Cars Museum will be unavailable for Muslim travellers, it is possible to request for a private area to use during prayer times. Travellers will have to keep in mind that there are no known mosques in Nelson and might need to travel to some of the prominent cities nearby.
Muslim travellers looking for Halal food near World of Wearable Art & Classic Cars Museum can visit some of the few Halal restaurants in Nelson. Akbaba’s, The Boat Shed Café, Falafel Gourmet, Café Olive, Relish and Hopgood’s are a few popular Halal restaurants in Nelson. Muslim travellers will also be able to find a wealth of seafood options in Nelson since it is the largest fishing port in the entire Australasian region.