Free Admission
Open Daily 10am to 5pm

What's on

A Flying Visit

The Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) has hosted aircraft from many countries over the years. This selection of photos from our archives gives a snapshot of just some of the different types that have visited RNZAF stations and bases, from the 1920s through to the 1980s.

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Revamp Vintage Market Takes Flight

28 June 2020

‘Revamp Vintage Market Takes Flight’ at the Air Force Museum of New Zealand! Come along and explore the biggest market yet with an incredible selection of stalls from Christchurch’s best vintage stores and local artisans. Free entry!

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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.

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Battle of Britain Service

15 September 2020 – Time & venue TBC

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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ANZAC Day Service

25 April

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

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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.

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Behind the Scenes Tour

Take our special 45 minuted guided tour to learn more about the Museum’s work ‘behind the scenes’ and discover the aircraft, vehicles and engines in our Reserve Collection.

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Follow the journey of a prisoner of war in Europe during World War Two in this interactive exhibition which will engage visitors of all ages.

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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