National Army Museum, Waiouru, New Zealand : Military History & Army War Museum

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If you’re looking for Waiouru attractions or places to visit in New Zealand, the National Army Museum in Waiouru is an excellent day out. Centrally located off State Highway 1, half way between Auckland and Wellington, the museum sits at the foot of Mt Ruapehu and is easy to get to.

Come and explore New Zealand’s military history and learn about our participation in conflicts worldwide. With an extensive military collection and excellent educational facilities for children, this is a must-see attraction if you’re traveling in the North Island and looking for interesting activities for your holiday.

Dear Customers: The National Army Museum Te Mata Toa will be undergoing major refurbishments to its entryway in 2017. Please be aware that this may cause some disruptions however the Museum will maintain its usual operating hours unless otherwise specified. Our website will be regularly updated to reflect any changes that may affect our visitors. You can find further information about this project here.

For great Waiouru attractions you can’t beat the National Army Museum.