Bill Richardson Transport World

Reputedly the largest private collection of its type in the world.

This is a privately owned collection which has on display over 300 trucks, 150 petrol bowsers, a significant Henry Ford Letter Car and V8 collection, VW Kombis, Pedal Cars, Wearable Arts and much more all exquisitely displayed in over 15,000sqm of sheds.

A major redevelopment project was completed in 2015. Bill Richardson Transport World now includes The Grille Café, modern conference and events facilities, a unique retail gift shop, kids construction space and many interactive displays.

Contact Details

491 Tay Street Hawthorndale Invercargill 9810

03 217 0199

Visitor Information

491 Tay Street Invercargill New Zealand

10am-5pm (last entry 4pm), every day except Christmas

Adult: $30, Under 5 years old: Free, Child 5-14 years: $20, Senior Citizens and Students: $27.50, Family Pass (2 x adults and 4 x children): $75, Group rates available for groups of 10 or more people.


Wheelchair access




Function space

Guided tour


-46.40934 168.3796 14 Bill Richardson Transport World
Search Bill Richardson Transport World's Collection
Explore Collection
Entire Collection - View All (224)