The largest private collection of it’s type in the world!
Invercargill’s Bill Richardson Transport World boosts the largest private collection of its type in the world. Bill’s passion for trucks was evident in his penchant appetite to preserve them, starting back in 1967. Post Bill’s death in 2005, the family has continued on with their own insatiable desire to grow this world class collection opening its doors to the public in December 2015. Comprising 15,000sqm, over 200 trucks form the heart of the collection, complemented by over 150 vintage petrol bowsers, VW Kombis, 7 of the 8 Henry Ford Letter Cars, Model T’s, early Ford V8’s from the 1930’s, wearable arts, kids Construction Zone full of Lego.
To top it all off wallow in some retail therapy at Transport World’s gift shop or indulge in Southlands finest cuisine at The Grille cafe Enthusiast or not, there’s something here for everyone.
Transport World is open every day except Xmas Day from 10.00am to 5.00pm (last entry at 4.00pm). For further information phone +64 3 2170199.