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Portland Powerhouse Motor and Car Museum

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corner Glenelg Street and Percy Street, Portland, Victoria 3305, Australia
+61 3 5523 5795
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This is a great small museum

I visited here for the first time last week and I must admit I should have visited sooner. The... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
Eddie2891951
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Portland, Australia
Mrs Tracey Gauci

Very disappointed. We checked the opening time, which was advertised as 10am, and we arrived at... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
Tracey G
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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
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“car lovers” (2 reviews)
“classic cars” (2 reviews)
“club members” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
corner Glenelg Street and Percy Street, Portland, Victoria 3305, Australia
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+61 3 5523 5795
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

I visited here for the first time last week and I must admit I should have visited sooner. The museum is small and well stocked with motoring and engineering memorabilia including garage signs and pumps, fuel and oil cans and both full sized vehicles from...More

Thank Eddie2891951
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Very disappointed. We checked the opening time, which was advertised as 10am, and we arrived at 10:15 to find it was close, and phone number went to message bank. We ( a party of 8 visitors to the region ) then went to the information...More

Thank Tracey G
Reviewed 2 April 2017

When we visited the Powerhouse Museum this morning we were impressed by the array of vintage cars on display in addition to other items, including a tram, a penny farthing and a butcher’s delivery bicycle. There were also petrol pumps, engines and numerous small accessories....More

Thank s3aview
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Very good car museum run by the Portland Vintage & Classic Car Club. The person on the door was only too pleased to open up anything on the car for us to look at and start a static engine to see it start and run....More

1  Thank casuti
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Despite it being the time to close, we discovered the staff allowed us a bit longer -which was nice. they would likely be volunteers and were grateful as they could have asked us to leave...but didn't say a word. We expected to go through and...More

Thank Sloene
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Visited the museum with my wife and kids. Kids were entertained by all the trains, tractors, motorcycles, and cars inside. Wife was not overly impressed but she isn't into automotive history. I felt the collection was quite comprehensive, and enjoyed the exhibits. Cost was $20...More

1  Thank Jason D
Reviewed 20 December 2016

A great way to loose a hour or two travelling back in time. A large range from models and motor bikes to cars and stationary engines. This is well worth a visit. Displays are owned by club members and vary in both condition and quality....More

Thank Blackdavel
Reviewed 10 August 2016

I took a young lad there, last year, interested in old cars, chap on the door was not overly interested in providing any real help, or information, just reading his paper, having a coffee.Therefore, not overly inspired to return any time soon. Not much changes...More

Thank williampat76
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Great collection of cars and memorabilia. Cars on display are owned by club members and are taken out on excursions each month. There is also an old tram on display

Thank Lorna F
Reviewed 13 June 2016

What an amazing place. Portlands Best Kept secret. A fantastic collection of vehicles, machines tools and Things from the Past. Take the Kids. (as an excuse) and be "transported " back in time.

Thank Rusty3350
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