Transport World, Invercargill

Bill Richardson Transport World, Invercargill, New Zealand

One man’s passion started it all. Experience a family legacy that has transformed into the largest private automotive museum of its type in the world. With more than 300 vehicles, a wearable arts display, children’s zones, and a range of engaging exhibits designed to take visitors down memory lane, here you will find something for everybody.

Stunningly crafted within a world-class facility, stepping into Bill Richardson Transport World will wow with its sheer size and scale. A lifetime of passion is woven throughout 15,000 square metres. Housed within entrepreneur Bill Richardson’s original sheds, as well as a sleek and modern space designed to showcase this astounding collection, there are literally hundreds of vehicles and retro petrol bowsers polished and buffed to gleaming perfection. Find retro Kombis, Henry Ford Letter cars, and stunning 1930s V8s inside. Bill’s family have transformed the collection and infused their own interests within it, to create an emporium of admiration for everything wheels.


Bill Richardson Transport World. With literally hundreds of motor vehicles and petrol pumps on display throughout 15,000sqm there is a lot to take in. An impressive body of work you will come to see a lifetime of passion on display. Be amazed by a restoration journey that has taken fifty years to establish. It is an absolute must see for anyone with a passion for wheels. Highlights include retro Kombi’s, Henry Ford Letter Cars, Model T’s, Diamond T Trucks, stunning 1930’s V8’s and over 200 vintage petrol pumps.

Don’t worry though if you’re not a motoring enthusiast! Bill Richardson Transport World has been designed to impress even the least mechanically minded. Guests will find a growing wearable arts collection, movie theatre, children’s play zones and themed bathrooms fast becoming as famous as our vehicles. With so much to see, let us entertain you for a few hours or the whole day. Stop by and see for yourself why we are one of Invercargill’s most highly rated tourist attractions.