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Free Admission
Open Daily 10am to 5pm

Discover Historic Wigram

What to do

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  • Set your own pace on a self-guided walking tour
  • Discover historic sites and buildings
  • Learn more about Wigram's aviation past
  • Informative, well-illustrated guide book
  • Wheelchair and buggy friendly

If you’re an active explorer, collect a “Walk Wigram” tour booklet from our Welcome Desk and head out of the Museum on a self-guided tour of exploration and discovery around this historic former air base.

During a leisurely hour-long stroll, you will encounter original buildings and significant sites from Wigram’s aviation past and uncover stories of what life was like for the many people who have trained and served here since 1916.


Available from the Welcome Desk at any time.

Cost: $3 donation


Reserve Collection

The Reserve Collection space, accessible on our free guided tours, is where you will encounter our aircraft, vehicles and engines currently in storage.

The Tour

Take our special half-hour guided tour to learn more about the Museum’s work ‘behind the scenes’ and discover the aircraft, vehicles and engines in our reserve collection.

Plan Your Visit

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


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




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