Past Events

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It's a Chev Affair

School holiday activity
Bookings are required for groups

Monday 29 September to Sunday 12 October 2014

Rummage through our dress up boxes and dress to suit our 1928 Chevrolet AB National Tourer. Take a selfie (or ask someone else to take your photo) and upload your photo to Facebook or Twitter, hashtag the National Motor Museum for a chance to win a $50 gift pack from the Museum shop.

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Bay to Birdwood Run

Special event

Sunday 28 September 2014 10am to 5pm

The Bay to Birdwood is the largest historic motoring event of its kind in the world. This year's Run will see around 1000 vehicles manufactured prior to 1956 make their way from Adelaide Shores to the National Motor Museum in Birdwood. You could say the Bay to Birdwood is a museum on the move, a cavalcade of extremely rare and special vehicles which all South Australians can see on the last day in September.

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Father's Day Car Run

Special event

Sunday 7 September 2014

You don't have to drive an old vehicle to join Collectable Classics for their hugely popular car run on Sunday 7 September, and help raise money for the Captain Courageous Foundation. The run starts at Mylor and finishes at the National Motor Museum with a BBQ lunch.

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Archer's Arcadia

School holiday activity
Bookings are required for groups

Saturday 5 - Sunday 20 July 2014

July School Holidays: 5 July - 20 July.

Fashioned on penny arcades, Adelaide’s own David Archer’s whimsical, mechanical gadgetry will delight children & adults alike.

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Bricktopia: SA's new LEGO® Fan Event

Special event
Bookings are essential

Saturday 17 May and Sunday 18 May 2014

Bricktopia is South Australia’s new LEGO® Fan Event presented by the National Motor Museum in conjunction with the Southern Bricks LEGO Users Group. Join us on the 17-18 May 2014 as builders from all over Australia converge on Adelaide, displaying their creations from all different genres of LEGO. Headliners include Australia’s own LEGO Certified Professional, Ryan McNaught, who will be at Bricktopia displaying one of his amazing creations.

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Drive Down Memory Lane

School holiday activity
Bookings are required for groups

Monday 21 April - Friday 25 April 2014

Take a ride in one of our collection vehicles during the second week of the school holidays. Drive Down Memory Lane is a great way to experience motors of years gone by. The rides will be on offer every day Monday 21 – Friday 25 April between 12.30pm and 4pm and are included in Museum entry.

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GTR and GTR XU-1 Torana National Meet

Special event

Saturday 19 April 2014

GTR Toranas National Meet will melt hearts this Easter

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Rock & Roll Rendezvous

Special event

Sunday 13 April 2014

Put on your mini skirt or give us your best ‘mop top’ and take a step back with us to 1964 as Rock & Roll Rendezvous celebrates 50 years since the Beatles came to South Australia. And Rock & Roll devotees need not worry – whether you’re a fan of the fab four or just your own four on the floor, there’s plenty on offer for retros and rockers alike.

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February Club Events

Special event

Saturday 1 - Friday 28 February 2014

Featured Club events for February 2014 includes Small Ford Sunday

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Bricks on Wheels LEGO Competition

School holiday activity

$1000 worth of LEGO up for grabs! From 4 January 2014 and all month long the Museum is running a fun competition. Come and build your own dream car, truck or bike out of LEGO and you will enter our fabulous LEGO competition. 

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