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Torpedo Bay Navy Museum

64 King Edward Parade, Devonport 0624, New Zealand
+64 9-445 5186
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Excellent small focused Museum

I've reviewed this before and I can advise the high standard has been maintained. The attached... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
Awesome exhibition

Compact history of nz participation in the world wars and more since 1914. Was not expecting to... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
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64 King Edward Parade, Devonport 0624, New Zealand
+64 9-445 5186
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've reviewed this before and I can advise the high standard has been maintained. The attached Cafe also maintains its high standard of both coffee and food.

Thank BOBCATNZ1960
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Compact history of nz participation in the world wars and more since 1914. Was not expecting to spend two hours just looking at the exhibitions! Touching stories of men who chose to fight for causes of others that would not have touched their families had...More

1  Thank unagipai
Reviewed 14 May 2017

With Devonport's history as a naval port, and the Navy still located here, it's the perfect location for the Navy Museum. We enjoyed a pleasant walk along the waterfront from the Devonport shops to Torpedo Bay. We ate at the Museum's onsite cafe - lovely...More

Thank S S
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Found myself in Devonport on a gorgeous day and thought I'd make the walk down to check this place out. Glad I did. Not very large, but neither is/was the NZ navy. Very detailed accounts of the battles their ships fought in during the last...More

Thank Weissgunn
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

I found myself in this beautiful seaside village of Devonport and discovered this brilliant museum. I knew very little about naval history in New Zealand. The exhibits were full of interesting information, I highly recommend purchasing the guide book for $5, particular given admission to...More

Thank Wishyouwent
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This place has a wonderful layout with some beautiful history and interactive displays. My favourite thing about the museum is that it has the most beautiful views on the cityscape while being surrounded by history it definitely gave me a feeling of something more that...More

Thank Eatsoutalotnz
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This is a Goldilocks museum: not too big, not too small but just right. The museum does an excellent job of showcasing the fascinating history of the Royal NZ Navy from when it was rented ships from the British Government to WWI and the present...More

1  Thank geographyguy_11
Reviewed 21 April 2017

By building on the long-standing connection of Devonport to the NZ Navy this small museum tackles a narrow subject matter very well. From contributions to British war efforts to current day Antartic supply runs the efforts of Naval men and women are well documented.

Thank garjon47
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Take the lovely 20min walk from the Devonport Ferry , past the Beaches & beautiful old homes , to the Naval Museum . You will find a very comprehensive history of the N Z Navy with exhibits of great interest to most of us ....More

Thank David W
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We walked all the way around the Devonport harbour/shore to get here. Promising reviews motivated us. The museum itself was clean, quiet and the people were friendly. The musuem is filled with real objects and artifatcs you can touch and play with so that is...More

Thank TheRoastTurkey
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