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Open Daily 9.30am to 4.30pm

Birthday Parties


Please note that we are currently unable to take birthday party bookings under Alert Levels 3 and 2.  

Party bookings will reopen once we return to Alert Level 1.  

For more information on our COVID-19 response, please click here. 

We can offer your child a unique and exciting birthday party to remember

The children party options are tailored but flexible, so please do not hesitate to contact us regarding any special requirement or requests.

Party Times: Saturday and Sunday: 10.00am, 1.00pm and 2.15pm

Minimum Numbers: Minimum numbers of eight children are required for each party booking.

To enquire about booking a party, please contact the Visitor Hosts Keri and Mark.

Phone: (03) 343 9504


Air and Sea Adventure – Ages 3-4 years

Become air crew under training, learn about parachutes, and how to survive at sea! An immersive, multi-sensory experience, designed especially for preschoolers.

Air Force Paratrooper
Air Force Paratrooper Party – Ages 5+

Become paratroopers and learn how to stand at attention and salute, before climbing aboard a real aircraft for an imaginary flight and parachute jump!

Helicopter Rescue Party
Helicopter Rescue Party – Ages 6+

Become Air Force disaster relief crew – board the Iroquois helicopter and carry out a supply drop before jumping out for target marking practice!

Jungle Rumble Party
Jungle Rumble Party – Ages 7+

Step back in time to experience the adrenaline of a World War Two bombing raid in the jungles of the Pacific in our simulation room!


Find out more about our options for catered birthday parties.

Invitations and Goodie Bags
Invitations & Party Packs

Find out about more about our invitations and party packs.

Important Information
Important Information

Find out all you need to know about holding your child’s birthday party at the Air Force Museum.

Contact Us

To enquire about booking a party or if you have any questions please contact us using the form below or phone (03) 343 9504.

Open daily from 9.30am to 4.30pm (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