Free Admission
Open Daily 10am to 5pm

Museum Hunts

What to do

We offer a range of Museum Hunts suitable for 4–12 year olds, with regularly changing themes and challenges. A fun way for families to explore the Museum together!

Available from the Welcome Desk at any time.

Price: $6.00 including a fun prize.


Explore our new Museum Hunts!

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Inspired by our exhibition War in the Air, the latest Museum Hunts will take you on a fun plane spotting or code-breaking tour of the Air Force Museum!

Air Observer

Secret lightboxes have been scattered though the Museum! Find them and press the button to reveal a detail from World War One and match it to the examples on your worksheet.

Plane Spotter

Can you spot the World War One aircraft hidden around the Museum? There are 8 to find. Each aircraft will reveal a letter-clue to help you solve the codeword!

Fact or Fiction

Find the clues hidden around the museum and decode the missing words on your worksheet! The missing words will create a story – is it fact or fiction?

Once you're finished your hunt and you've collected your reward, make sure you head upstairs to explore our War in the Air exhibition.



War in the Air
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.

Birthday Parties
Birthday Parties

At the Air Force Museum, we can offer your child a unique and exciting birthday party to remember.

Mosquito Mission Flight Simulator

Take the pilot seat in our ever-popular Mosquito Mission Flight Simulator, offering high definition graphics and realistic handling features!

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