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Free Admission
Open Daily 10am to 5pm

NZDF Supporters Medallion

Show your support for the New Zealand Defence Force with a NZDF Force 4 Families 'NZDF Supporters Medallion'.

Available in store at our Museum Shop, or online.

New: Helicopter Rescue Party

Check out our brand new birthday party option, complete with a pretend flight and rescue mission in a real Iroquois helicopter!

A perfect way for your little hero to celebrate with friends.

80 Years in 80 Stories

A landmark project to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Royal New Zealand Air Force.

Finalist in the Service IQ New Zealand Museum Awards 2017. 

The Tour

Take our free half-hour guided tour to learn more about the Museum’s work ‘behind the scenes’ and discover our reserve collection.

Museum Hunts

Can you figure it out?

Mosquito Mission Flight Simulator

Take the controls today, with high definition graphics, realistic handling features, and the choice of two World War Two-inspired mission options.

What to Do

Engage with New Zealand’s military aviation history through a range of interactive activities.

What to See

Discover New Zealand’s military aviation history by exploring our galleries, displays and exhibitions.


Support the Museum

Help us preserve and share New Zealand's military aviation history.

By making a donation, you will be supporting free admission, free education programmes for schools, care of our collection and more.






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

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We welcome visitors of all abilities




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