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The National Museum has the largest working car collection of any institution in Australia. Donate to help us maintain this significant collection and ensure it continues to be enjoyed by national and international audiences.

Motor vehicles

Check out the Museum’s unique car collection which provides a window into Australia’s automotive history and the society and culture underpinning it.

Motor vehicles


Your donation will:

  • Engage heritage specialists and engineers to work on the vehicles
  • Travel the collection, providing first-hand experience of rare Australian vehicle heritage
  • Ensure the survival and transfer of important conservation skills

Thank you

We would like to thank and acknowledge our donors to the Care for a Car Appeal, including those who wish to remain anonymous.

Donors $1,000$9,999: Graeme and Linda Beveridge

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Help the National Museum of Australia to enrich the cultural life of Australians.

Donor recognition

Donations of $50 or more will be acknowledged in The Museum magazine and on this website. Donors can choose to remain anonymous.

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Explore our other appeals

Defining the Symbols of Australia Appeal

Donations to this appeal enable transport and curatorial support for this exhibition as it travels across Australia.

The Encounters Fellowships Appeal

Donations to this Fellowship Program helps support the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural leaders of the future.

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