Australians have always had a love affair with the motorcar. Whether you enjoy motor history, appreciate automobile engineering, or simply relish the golden era of car making, you’ll be sure to find something that sparks your interest at one of the many motor museums here in Western Australia.

Motor Museum of Western Australia

Located within Whiteman Park is the state’s largest motor museum. This is the an idyllic place to visit for motor enthusiasts, boasting over 200 historic and beautiful vehicles from the late 19th century through to the present.

Open: Daily 10am – 4pm, more info HERE

York Motor Museum

The York Motor Museum has remained one of the main attractions for the historic town of York since 1979. The museum houses a large collection of veteran, vintage, classic and racing cars, as well as motorcycles and racing bikes. You’ll find vehicles from the dawn of motoring, great classic cars of the 20s and 30s, American cars from the 50s, and home-spun race cars of the 70s.

Open: Daily 9am – 4pm, more info HERE

Aravina Estate Sportscar Gallery

Associated with the Motor Museum of Western Australia and the York Motor Museum is the Aravina Estate Sportscar Gallery. Continuously updated with new additions throughout the year, the gallery proudly displays an eclectic collection of cars and motorcycles which includes a stunning range of Australian muscle and vintage cars.

Open: Contact the estate, more info HERE

Ford Farm Museum

Fans of Ford will love The Ford Farm Museum in Bailup. The museum is home to an array of Ford vehicles including vintage Fords, muscle cars and racing cars.

Open: By appointment only, more info HERE

Ridley’s Motor Museum

Ridley’s Motor Museum was established with the goal of preserving historic cars, motorbikes and commercial vehicles for public interest as well as educational and research purposes. The museum has a collection of around 100 vehicles including Fords, Holdens, Chevrolets and Chryslers.

Open: By appointment only, more info HERE

Images: Motor Museum of Western Australia (Facebook), York Motor Museum (Facebook)

 

Museums in WA

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