The MX-5 Club of South Australia is staging a 25th Anniversary display at the National Motor Museum to commemorate the release of the MX-5 in Australia in 1989. With over 947,000 sales,the Mazda MX-5 is the biggest selling sports-roadster in the world. The challenge is to achieve the largest display of MX-5s ever in South Australia! So anyone who owns or drives an MX-5, regardless of its condition – old or new, is encouraged to come along and be involved. And if it has some truly unique features even better.
Rummage through our dress up boxes and dress to suit our 1928 Chevrolet AB National Tourer. Take a selfie (or ask someone else to take your photo) and upload your photo to Facebook or Twitter, hashtag the National Motor Museum for a chance to win a $50 gift pack from the Museum shop.
The Bay to Birdwood is the largest historic motoring event of its kind in the world. This year's Run will see around 1000 vehicles manufactured prior to 1956 make their way from Adelaide Shores to the National Motor Museum in Birdwood. You could say the Bay to Birdwood is a museum on the move, a cavalcade of extremely rare and special vehicles which all South Australians can see on the last day in September.
You don't have to drive an old vehicle to join Collectable Classics for their hugely popular car run on Sunday 7 September, and help raise money for the Captain Courageous Foundation. The run starts at Mylor and finishes at the National Motor Museum with a BBQ lunch.
Bricktopia is South Australia’s new LEGO® Fan Event presented by the National Motor Museum in conjunction with the Southern Bricks LEGO Users Group. Join us on the 17-18 May 2014 as builders from all over Australia converge on Adelaide, displaying their creations from all different genres of LEGO. Headliners include Australia’s own LEGO Certified Professional, Ryan McNaught, who will be at Bricktopia displaying one of his amazing creations.
Take a ride in one of our collection vehicles during the second week of the school holidays. Drive Down Memory Lane is a great way to experience motors of years gone by. The rides will be on offer every day Monday 21 – Friday 25 April between 12.30pm and 4pm and are included in Museum entry.
Put on your mini skirt or give us your best ‘mop top’ and take a step back with us to 1964 as Rock & Roll Rendezvous celebrates 50 years since the Beatles came to South Australia. And Rock & Roll devotees need not worry – whether you’re a fan of the fab four or just your own four on the floor, there’s plenty on offer for retros and rockers alike.