Museums in Australia
Located at Coolum on the beautiful Sunshine Coast. Carroll’s Transport Depot and the Sir Henry Royce Foundation (sub archive)consists of two large climate controlled auto galleries
Charlie Schwerkolt opened his museum in 1988 with a handful of cars and signs and since then has expanded and added numerous exhibits. The collection is not only rare, but very diverse, interesting and exciting. It is continually changing and growing. It houses a unique collection of over 80 motor vehicles, memorabilia, model cars & automobile paraphernalia from eras spanning over years- this display will captivate the minds of both the young and young at heart for many hours.
The Chrysler Car Museum is well worth a look for the motoring enthusiasts. Chryslers spanning the years from 1930 to the present day, including a Valiant Charger.
Take a travel back in time. Come and experience the era of the classic cars, trucks, caravans, tractors and a host of other collectables. Set on 1.8 hectares, Chrysties Museum is a life time collection of amazing treasures which will enthral and amaze. From an old logging truck to working vintage cars, farming equipment, classic caravans, and collectables.
Displaying one of the largest collections of working pioneer tractors and agricultural machinery in Queensland, as well as authentic colonial buildings and heritage items, the Dalby Pioneer Park Museum is a treasure trove of history. Walk through the original buildings and catch a glimpse of the lives of our earlier generations.
Gary Brookes's passion for collecting old machinery led to the establishment of the Park. Steam / Diesel sawmill, mill settlement, engines, tractors, dozers, horse drawn equip, military, memorabilia and much more. The park is one of Australia’s finest collections of heritage items dedicated to our pioneers and the equipment they used to develop our state over the past 120 years.
"The Dick Johnson museum is home to the cars that made Dick Johnson famous, including...
XD Tru-Blu Falcon that won the Bathurst 1000 in 1981 and the 1981/82 championship
EB Shell Falcon that won the Bathurst 1000 in 1994
AU Shell Falcon which was Dick’s last race car
Sierra that dominated the championship series from 1987 to 1992
The museum also displays some of Dick’s rivals’ race cars from time to time, including Peter Brock’s 1978 A9X Torana, Kevin Bartlett’s #9 Camaro and Allan Moffat’s 1969 Coca Cola Mustang.
The Elfin Heritage Centre is dedicated to the memory and achievements of Garrie Cooper. The aims of the heritage centre are to commemorate and celebrate the heritage of the marque by providing a meeting point for a Elfin enthusiasts and assistance in keeping Elfin cars performing on tracks throughout the world.
Located in the old head office of the Melbourne Fire Brigade, the award winning Fire Services Museum Victoria, was opened in 1979 to provide a home and focus for the history of fire fighting services in the Victoria.
A tour of the Frank Partridge VC Military Museum takes you on a journey that leads from the trench warfare of WWI to twenty-first century combat technology. Located in the historic town of Bowraville, its collections cover all of Australia's armed services and its displays of armoury, uniforms, medals, vehicles, art, publications and memorabilia are the largest on the Mid North Coast.