2010-09-26f you are looking for things to do in Christchurch, and interested in classic cars and other forms of road transport, you will really enjoy a visit to Yaldhurst Museum.
The displays reflect real character and atmosphere that excites memories of the past.
In addition to over 400 vehicles the museum collects other material relating to transport. Unlike most museums, Yaldhurst is unique and owes its special character to its history.
The Yaldhurst Museum has amassed an eclectic mix of road transport including one of the largest and finest collection of horse drawn vehicles in the country.
The extensive collection of motor vehicles includes one of the oldest surviving hand fire pumps (1864), a six cylinder Leyland fire engine thought to be the only engine of this model left in the world, a unique International with a coupe body (1938), one of only five manufactured.
With over 150 automobiles carriages and many other vehicles on display you are sure to have a most memorable visit when you experience this Christchurch attraction.