Air Force Museum of New Zealand

Discover New Zealand’s military aviation story at the place where it all began. Engage with stories of the men and women who have helped shape New Zealand’s military aviation journey, and reflect on their service and sacrifice through years of war and peace. Explore the diverse collection at your own pace through immersive exhibitions, or join a free, guided Behind the Scenes tour. View the historic aircraft on display, embark on a museum hunt with the kids, or test your flying skills in the Mosquito Mission flight simulator! Free Admission - activity charges may apply Opening Hours: Daily (except Christmas Day), 10.00am - 5.00pm.

Opening Hours

Business hours
    10am to 5pm Daily (except for Christmas Day)
Months of operation
    All Year
  • Proximity to airport:
    15 minutes from Christchurch Airport
    Proximity to town:
    15 minutes from the city