Past Events

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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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December Club Events

Special event

Sunday 1 - Saturday 21 December 2013

The Museum regularly plays host to a variety of car clubs and specialist groups for one day or weekend long events. All visitors are welcome to attend as part of the general Museum entry and enjoy these special privately owned vehicles and displays.

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November Club Events

Special event

Friday 1 - Sunday 17 November 2013

Check out the coming car club events to be hosted at the National Motor Museum in November. 

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Holden Efijy

Special event

24 October 2013- 31 January 2014

Holden's Efijy is a stylistic homage, or effigy, to the Australian motoring icon the Holden FJ. Discover this radical custom coupe now at the National Motor Museum for a limited time.

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