Gosford Classic Car Museum: Classic Restos Series 33

23 February 2017

Fletch visits one of the most opulent and outstanding classic car museums, located right here in Australia on the Central Coast of NSW - The Gosford Classic Car Museum, boasting one of the largest classic car & motorcycle collections in the southern hemisphere. The museum is a massive 11,000sq metres with 450 vehicles worth over $70 million dollars owned by Tony Denny who has opened the museum to the public in May 2016 and since has had over 60,000 visitors. The collection boasts 35 vehicles purchased from the Rambler Museum of WA along worth 35 Ferrari's and 35 vehicles from communist countries. Ken, the Head of Acquisitions, Sales & Buying discusses the origins of the museum and the diverse selection of vehicles that are displayed in sections according to their country of origin, e.g. Germany, Italy, UK. Australia, USA, and communist countries.
Luke, the Operations Manager for the Museum, talks about the new 'Barn find' section that features a classic E-Type Jaguar purchased from a 90-year owner, in original unrestored condition and remarkably not driven for 30 years. Another Barn Find is a 1971 Ford XY Phase 3 GTHO with the original purchase receipt (just $5370.22 in 1971).
One for your bucket list, the Gosford Classic Car Museum extends an invitation to all enthusiasts and car clubs to visit.