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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...more
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
45 Harvard Avenue | Wigram, Christchurch 8062, New Zealand
All reviews behind the scenes flight simulator on display free entry aviation history new zealand great displays free tour guided tour well worth the visit couple of hours great place to visit rainy day all ages interesting exhibits gift shop nice cafe
This is well worth a visit. It is free to enter but there are suggestions regarding the support of the display. It is a well set out display of aircraft and the history of the NZ airforce. A must for aviation buffs.
Joined the “behind the scenes” tour and it was superb. Guide used to fly on a few planes there. Super experienced and patient with the questions. Suggest to visit with the tour as I Couldn’t have found out so much more without this. Timing of...More
Travelling with a group of friends from Sydney and started by doing the entertaining and informative tour of the restoration section - this is highly recommend. The common area displays are extensive and provide a very personal insight into the lives of many courageous people...More
We were staying near by so we thought we would have a quick look.we arrived as a tour was starting & we were so glad we took the tour. There is so much to see, well displayed, pleasant informed tour guide, it is a great...More
My husband is an aviation buff and this was a highlight of our trip to Christchurch. Yheuseum is very professional, the volunteers were enthusiastic and knowledgeable. The restored aircraft were great in main hanger. Lots of displays and memorabilia... fantastic. The workshop area was great.......More
My husband was keen to visit the museum and I tagged along, however I really enjoyed it and was very impressed. Entry was free and I recommend you take the guided tour which is also free to start with and then revisit a second time...More
The museum is on the old Air Force base at Wigram. Very modern. It's free to enter and also has a free guided tour which is really worth doing. There's a café in the main area that is very reasonably priced. You'll need a couple...More