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

Hours & Admission

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.

The National Army Museum is open every day except Christmas Day from 9am to 4.30pm.

Please note the average visitor spends 1-1.5 hours in the Museum.


Adults $15.00

Child (when accompanied by an adult) $5.00

Under 5 years of age Free

Student (with ID) $10.00

Family (2 adults plus school age children) $35.00

Senior Citizens (65 years & over) $10.00

Group Rates Available on request

Contact Details

P.O Box 45

State Highway 1

Waiouru 4861

New Zealand

Phone: +64 06 387 6911

Fax: +64 06 387 6319

Enquiry Form

Visit the most comprehensive New Zealand museum dedicated to the New Zealand Army.