National Motor Museum closed Sunday 15 November

Posted on Sunday 15 November 2020

The National Motor Museum will be closed for the remainder of Sunday 15 November due to a power outage in the local area. The power will likely be res...

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History Trust of South Australia’s Power Station is Live!

Posted on Saturday 09 May 2020

A desire to reduce its environmental footprint has led to the History Trust of South Australia flicking the switch to solar energy with a major $550,0...

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Top 10 Car Movies: Road Trip!

Posted on Thursday 16 April 2020

There are so many amazing films out there and it is incredibly hard to narrow them down to a list of 10. We tried, we failed, so here is the FIRST lis...

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Bush Mechanics: The Exhibition at Bunjilika Melbourne Museum

Posted on Thursday 01 March 2018

The National Motor Museum’s Bush Mechanics: The Exhibition is showing at the Melbourne Museum’s Bunjilika Aboriginal Cultural Centre from ...

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Edwin Brown’s ‘plagiarised’ hybrid Ford/Holden

Posted on Friday 10 March 2017

Written By Matthew Lombard | 10 March 2017 Plagiarism is most commonly associated with written work, but even motor vehicles can be ripped off. The 19...

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Bigfoot, aka the Andamooka Buggy

Posted on Friday 10 February 2017

Written By Paul Rees | 10 February 2017 This monster vehicle is the most recent acquisition at the National Motor Museum in Birdwood. It was driven in...

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The cars of ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’

Posted on Thursday 31 March 2016

Written by Mick Bolognese | March 31st, 2016 Warning: if names like ‘the War Boys’ and ‘Imperator Furiosa’ mean nothing to y...

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Selling a tiger: advertising the 1966 GTO Pontiac

Posted on Friday 05 February 2016

Written by Michelle Toft| February 5th, 2016 Don’t let the stylish exterior fool you, the 1966 GTO Pontiac is a 389 cubic inch four barrel V8 with d...

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In a puff of… steam

Posted on Tuesday 24 November 2015

Written by Mick Bolognese | November 24th, 2015 The mysterious disappearance of Birdwood’s Watt steam engine James Watt isn’t necessarily a hous...

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Happy Back to the Future Day!

Posted on Wednesday 21 October 2015

Written by Mick Bolognese | October 21st, 2015 If you’re on any type of social media, you’d know that today is ‘Back to the Future’ day – ...

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