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Torpedo Bay Navy Museum

64 King Edward Parade, Devonport, Auckland 0624, New Zealand
006494461824
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A FREE MUST DO when visiting Devonport

A short easy flat walk, from ferry along coastline.Free entry and well worth the Free guided tour... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LianneBl
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Auckland, New Zealand
The cafe is well worth a visit

We visited the naval museum, but this review must point out the excellent cafe which is absolutely... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dawn P
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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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64 King Edward Parade, Devonport, Auckland 0624, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A short easy flat walk, from ferry along coastline.Free entry and well worth the Free guided tour given by very knowledgeable staff. Lovely cafe , toilets and childrens playgound. Tour is around 40 to 50 minutes so allow time for this and a browse around...More

Thank LianneBl
Jane C, Public Relations Manager at Torpedo Bay Navy Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks Lianne for visiting the Museum we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the naval museum, but this review must point out the excellent cafe which is absolutely superb! French toast was excellent, the corn fritters were five star and my daughter said she had never eaten better hash browns! There were six adults and one...More

Thank Dawn P
Jane C, Public Relations Manager at Torpedo Bay Navy Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Dawn for your review we're glad you enjoyed visiting the Museum and cafe, we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A nice walk along the waterfront from the city centre will take you to this museum. It has interesting exhibits surrounding history about the New Zealand Navy, and I was particularly fascinated by the presentation of the joint naval effort during the WWII in the...More

Thank Douglas H
Jane C, Public Relations Manager at Torpedo Bay Navy Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Douglas for your review. We're glad you enjoyed your visit to the Museum.

Reviewed 23 August 2017

As an ex navalman I was interested to see the new museum having visited the original in the 1990s. I was pleasantly surprised at the great layout of the items on display. There was plenty of room for all to be studied and even though...More

Thank 541roger
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This is quite the museum considering it is small. It is well worth the visit and within walking distance of the port.

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

This is a very interesting Museum and is sectioned into mini exhibitions. We found it easy to spend a couple of hours here. The cafe serves lite bites.

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Friendly staff were more than helpful. Of special note is the extra effort they make to provide resources and information for children. A well cared for facility and clearly it is presented with respect and pride and deservedly so. Allow at least two hours to...More

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Visited this place for the first time this year. Having recently visited Portsmouth Navy museum in UK I was curious to see how this one would fare. I was very pleasantly surprised by the level of detail, the well presented displays, great models of ships,...More

2  Thank Ken L
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Lovely staff, fascinating history of New Zealand's Maritime History. There was a section that interested the whole family. If you get speaking to the guides they will go into even more detail and really seem interested and passionate about their subject. Its clean, there's a...More

1  Thank WhiskeyGirlDublin
Reviewed 9 July 2017

NZ Navy focus history museum, in a modern building, well planned, interesting and laid out exhibition. There are also some interactive activities within the displays. Catch the ferry from Auckland and once at Davenport, a short seaside walk gets you there. The cafe does lunches,...More

1  Thank TripperC2010
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