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Open Daily 10am to 5pm

The Belgians have not forgotten



On display in the Atrium 

 8 - 27 August 2017


temporary touring exhibition

Belgians have not forgotten


The purpose of the exhibition is to show New Zealanders, many of whom had relatives who fought in Flanders, Belgium, a century ago, that the Belgians have not forgotten our traumatic common history.

On display will be photographs, movies, artwork and artefacts from the battlefields which illustrates the war experience while highlighting the commemorative events and memories of war which live on in Belgium.

Currently touring Australian and New Zealand venues as part of the commemorative activities for the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele, this exhibition was created by the Memorial Museum Passchendaele, with funding and support from the Federal Government of Belgium. It is being curated by The Waimakariri Passchendaele Trust (WPT), which was set up in 2012 to commemorate the links between Waimakariri district and the people of Zonnebeke. The village of Passchendaele is within the Zonnebeke Municipality. The Trust is chaired by Waimakariri Mayor David Ayers.

On display in the Atrium 8-27 August 2017


Canterbury Stories

‘Canterbury Stories’ is a part of the ‘Canterbury 100’ collaborative project, a joint venture between some of the leading cultural institutions of Canterbury, to mark the centenary of World War One.


Reflect on the service and sacrifice of thousands of Kiwis who have served with the Air Force through the years of war and peace.

Plan Your Visit

Information about opening hours, admission, how to get here and parking.


Open daily from 10am to 5pm (except Christmas Day)
Entry to the Museum is free, donations are appreciated.

45 Harvard Ave, Wigram, Christchurch | 03 343 9532

We welcome visitors of all abilities


  • Memorial Alcove
  • Roll of Honour
  • ATC: 75 Years
  • Canterbury Stories