Free Admission
Open Daily 10am to 5pm

Galleries

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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.

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Atrium

The Atrium, with its light, open space and high ceiling is the perfect place to orientate yourself when you first enter the Museum.

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Horizon to Horizon

Discover the history of New Zealand’s military aviation presented through stories, objects, photos and film – and some very life-like dioramas!

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Caldwell Gallery

Named in honour of one of New Zealand’s most famous World War One airmen, Keith Caldwell, this gallery has a full-scale replica Sopwith Pup biplane as its centrepiece.

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Aircraft Hall

Originally built as an aircraft hangar during World War Two, the Aircraft Hall is home to 13 stunning vintage aircraft, all displayed under theatrical lighting.

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Conference & Events Hall

The Conference and Events (C&E) Hall is part of the Museum’s 6,500m² extension, completed in December 2012.

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Plan Your Visit

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

War in the Air
Exhibitions

Discover a variety of engaging special exhibitions at the Air Force Museum of New Zealand.

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Displays

Discover and reflect on New Zealand’s military aviation history through a range of displays in the museum.

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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