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!

Museum Hunts


Explore the world, find the missing piece of the puzzle or solve the secret message!


“Explore the world ” (4+ years)

Discover the different countries that our Air Force has been to over the years. After being given your ‘passport’, fill it in as you explore the Museum. Once you have completed your passport, return to the Welcome Desk to claim your well-deserved prize!


“Locate the missing piece ” (6+ years)

X marks the spot!  Help us solve the puzzle. Use your map reading skills to discover and collect the clues as you explore the Museum. Once you’re finished, return to the Welcome Desk to collect your well-earned prize!


“Solve the secret message ” (8+ years)

A secret war base was once located somewhere in Canterbury. Search for missing words, and discover the secret message that will reveal the true location of this piece of history. Bring your answer back to the Welcome Desk to be awarded your well-deserved prize!



Birthday Parties

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

Mosquito Mission Flight Simulator

Incorporates high definition graphics and realistic handling features, with the choice of two World War Two-inspired mission options.

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

We welcome visitors of all abilities


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  • Roll of Honour
  • ATC: 75 Years
  • Canterbury Stories