The museum is adjacent to the airfield which hosts the annual Warbirds meeting, famed throughout the world in aviation circles, and is next door to a very attractive warbirds museum.
From the museum's website:
"Lake Wanaka - the home of New Zealand’s National Transport & Toy Museum. This fascinating collection houses one of the largest private collections in the world.
The museum is the result of one man’s dream and 50 years of collecting and preserving pieces from the past. The transport collection boasts rare and unusual aircraft, cars, trucks, motorcycles, fire appliances, military vehicles and tractors.