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Lost in the 50's Car Museum is CLOSING DOWN

Only TWO more open days before all the cars & memorabilia are to be Auctioned off. YES ALL SOLD... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bill K
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Newcastle, Australia
Fantastic collection, what a way to spend a lazy Sunday afternoon.!

This museum is full of quality 1950's American classics. You can walk among them, look inside... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
Slider W
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Southern Queensland, Australia
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Step Back in time to experience the life and times of the good old days in the USA circa 1950s. With over 65 cars on display, Boats, Motorbikes, Bicycles, trucks, Motorhomes, a 1954 Tram, and over 8000 memorobilia items from tv, household , toys...more
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Stenhouse Drive, Edgeworth, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only TWO more open days before all the cars & memorabilia are to be Auctioned off. YES ALL SOLD. The MUSEUM IS CLOSING You will need to book in for last opportunity to visit the best Car Museum in Australia. Check out Lostinthe50's web site...More

Thank Bill K
Reviewed 28 June 2018

This museum is full of quality 1950's American classics. You can walk among them, look inside them, smell them, its a great experience. Unfortunately for us, the public, the collection is about to be broken up, the good news is however the vehicles will live...More

Thank Slider W
Reviewed 5 June 2018

I was looking for a WW2 museum and saw a "Lost in the '50s" review and remembered when I visited it in mid 2017. A few days ago I heard "Lost in the '50s" is CLOSING and SOME OF THE COLLECTION IS TO BE SOLD....More

Thank Macca M
Reviewed 4 March 2018

A good collection of motor vehicles in an open display which was well housed and well set up, the males in our party had a lovely time. Unfortunately the eating facilities were not that great on the time of our visit. But a good place...More

1  Thank 618williamn
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We planned our holiday to Australia around this as only open once a month as the males wanted to go to this, even the females enjoyed looking around all the cars and displays, the condition of the cars was pretty amazing, was very popular loads...More

Thank 29Kathie
Reviewed 27 February 2017

My wife and I with our car-mad 9 year old son just visited this museum. If you love old American cars and 1950s memorabilia then you have to see this place! Glen (the owner) has put together an amazing and unique collection. There are Cadillacs,...More

Thank NDAB
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We keep going back, again and again! The cars from 50s & 60s USA are to be seen to be believed but that is not all. The Memorabilia is amazing especially if you are a fan or Elvis, Marilyn and the Rat Pack. It is...More

Thank Liz C
Reviewed 29 May 2016

We went as a family group aged 12 to 67 , everyone (including the wife) thoroughly enjoyed the displays and not just the cars, the atmosphere, the nostalgia was brilliant . You would be hard pressed to walk away with a favourite although unbelievable I...More

1  Thank David D
Reviewed 26 May 2016

This collection is hidden away in a light industry suburb of Newcastle and yet contains an amazingly large collection of immaculate American vehicles predominantly from the 1950's. The visitor is able to move around the vehicles freely which in itself is a real buzz for...More

Thank Philfrom48
Reviewed 28 April 2016

I really enjoyed the display of cars circa 1950/60 plus there was plenty of other gear to remind of day s gone by.

Thank Chris R
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Once you have your booking , make sure you do. On the designated day and time If you are on the M1 take the Newcastle turn off via Wallsend Then the first right at the lights then next right and you are virtually looking at... More
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