Air Force Museum of New Zealand

Discover one of the world's premier military aviation collections at the Air Force Museum of New Zealand. Our mission is to preserve and present the history of the Royal New Zealand Air Force for commemoration, inspiration, learning and enjoyment. Our collection items number in the millions - from aircraft, engines and assorted parts to medals, weapons, pin-ups and parachute-silk wedding dresses. Marvel at our collection of 28 classic aircraft, fly a simulator, experience life in the Air Force and take one of our tours. Your journey through the Air Force Museum of New Zealand will be something very special. Free admission. Open daily 10am to 5pm.

Opening Hours

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