World of WearableArt & Classic Car Museum, Nelson

Surround yourself with gems of design--some to wear, and some to drive--at World of WearableArt & Classic Car Museum. Housed inside a building that itself represents a masterpiece of modern architecture, the museum celebrates various aspects of art and design. The wearable art gallery showcases garments that over the years have been featured in Wellington's World of WearableArt Awards Shows, from pieces inspired by traditional South Pacific cultures to those dreamed up by the avant-garde. Meanwhile, the automotive section displays 120 classic cars, from early 20th-century classics to modern speed machines. View and purchase works of some of New Zealand's most talented artists in the onsite contemporary art gallery. See World of WearableArt & Classic Car Museum and all Nelson has to offer by arranging your trip with our Nelson day trip tool .
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  • Highly recommended, great to see the detail of Wow outfits up close, classic cars are always great too Great Cafe which is always very popular  more »
  • Great place to spend a few hours, the WOW display and exhibits are amazing, so clever. There is a large collection of vehicles, son and husband spent more time looking at them than I did, but it was w...  more »
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  • Good selection of weird wearable clothings in display and excellent display of classic cars. Good for spend 2 hours, if you are car enthusiast. if not good for 1 hour. little bit over price for what they are, but it is big entertaintment place for small town like Nelson
  • Love this place. The wearable art display and the numerous cars are so wonderful to see. Very impressed and has a cafe for eats and drinks.
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