National Automobile Museum of Tasmania
There’s no better place to get a broad history of motoring in Australia than Launceston’s car-centric museum. Visitors get an up-close look at vintage vehicles, learn about the history of automobiles in Australia through a collection of memorabilia, and shop for motoring merchandise in the museum gift shop. The museum puts on four themed displays each year alongside its constantly changing exhibits.
How to Get There
The National Automobile Museum of Tasmania is in Launceston’s city center opposite City Park. Parking is available on-site.
When to Get There
The museum is open daily throughout the year (closed Christmas Day) with shorter hours during the winter months.
Things to Know Before You Go
- The National Automobile Museum of Tasmania is a must-visit for car enthusiasts and families.
- Book your museum ticket ahead of time to skip the line at the ticket office.
- The museum is accessible to wheelchairs.
Best Museums in Launceston
The National Automobile Museum of Tasmania is one of Launceston’s best museums, but it’s not the only one. Those with an interest in art and history won’t want to miss the broad collection at the Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, while Design Centre Tasmania combines art and retail into one of the city’s best gems. Other museums of interest include the City Park Radio Museum and the Launceston Tramway Museum.