Free Admission
Open Daily 10am to 5pm
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Discover what's on at the Air force Museum

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Battle of Britain Service

Come and join us in honouring the service and sacrifice of New Zealand’s airmen at our annual Battle of Britain commemorative service.

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Open Cockpit

Don’t miss the unique opportunity to climb into the cockpit of three different aircraft from our collection.

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Aircraft

Explore our aircraft and learn about New Zealand’s aviation history.

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Visitor Services & Accessibility

Find out more about the facilities available during your visit.

Engage with our collection

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Collections & Research

The Air Force Museum of New Zealand holds the national collection of the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF).

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Museum Hunts

With regularly changing themes and challenges, our hunts are a fun way for families to explore the Museum together.

Wāhine Toa: Women in Defence
Wāhine Toa: Women in Defence

Welcome to Wāhine Toa: Women in Defence, an online exhibition exploring the journeys of women serving in the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) since gender integration.

War in the Air
War in the Air

Through photos, film and artefacts, this commemorative exhibition explores the story of the first air war of 1914-1918, from the perspective of the New Zealanders who took part.

Reflect on the service and sacrifice of kiwis

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Roll of Honour

A memorial and record of all New Zealanders who have died while in service with the RNZAF or other air forces since 1915.

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Memorial Alcove

This stunning stained glass window and monument stands as a tribute to the thousands of New Zealanders who gave their lives in defence of their country in air operations around the world.

Museum Shop

We have a great range of aviation-themed gifts and souvenirs.

Your support helps continue to preserve and share New Zealand’s military aviation history.

See the latest from the air force museum

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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

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