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Open Daily 10am to 4pm

Contact Café

Opening hours:

Monday to Sunday 9:30am - 3:30pm


Ph 03 343 9545

Email cheryl@pulpkitchen.co.nz



Our Contact Café has reopened with a new operator and a fantastic new look and feel!

You can now relax in the company of historic aeroplanes, while also catching a view across the former Wigram airfield to the Port Hills. Flooded with natural light, it’s the perfect space to take a break during your Museum visit, or simply pop in and while away an hour or two over coffee or lunch.

Grab an opening deal!

Enjoy one of the following offers next time you visit Contact Café :

  • Regular coffee and muffin OR scone $6.50
  • Large coffee and muffin OR scone $7.00
  • One FREE fluffy per child

Second chance draw: place your name and phone number on the back of a fully clipped loyalty card and place it in the draw to win two FREE coffee combos, drawn at the end of the month.

Ever wondered where the 'Contact' name came from?

Our inspiration was drawn from the name of the national magazine of the RNZAF, which was published between March 1941 and December 1945. It was briefly revived by the Air Force Association in 1952 until early 1955.
From personnel profiles and sporting activities to station news from around the country the magazine also featured cartoons, poetry and honour lists. The magazine was always represented with humour and satire, and also featured interesting stories related to Air Force customs.
Air Force Museum of New Zealand
Air Force Museum of New Zealand
Air Force Museum of New Zealand


Thérèse Angelo Wing

The Thérèse Angelo Wing is part of the Museum’s 6,500m² extension, completed in December 2012.

Plan Your Visit

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


Browse our great range of aviation-themed products. Every purchase directly supports the work we do to preserve and share New Zealand’s military history.

Open daily from 10am to 4pm (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