National Army Museum, Waiouru, New Zealand
Honour the sacrifices, learn the campaigns, be inspired by the stories of courage, loyalty and comradeship.
Make a visit to New Zealand’s most comprehensive Army Museum for access to a unique collection of military exhibits, memorabilia and public research material. A place where families can seek out and relate to their military connections.
Open 7 days. 9.00am – 4.30pm. – (Closed Christmas Day)
|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, please see below. You can find further information about this project here.|
|Temporary Closure of Archives and Library: Due to major construction work the Kippenberger Military Archives and Research Library will be closed to the public for approximately eight weeks commencing 30/05/17. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and encourage any research queries to be submitted through our online enquiry form. Throughout this period library and archives staff will remain available for visitor enquiries at the museum upon request at reception.|
Latest ExhibitionGoing Underground: Tunnellers of WWI features photographs by Brent Killington exploring the tunnels under Arras in France and the role of the Kiwi tunnellers on the Western Front.
Current ExhibitionThis interactive display tells the story of how and what the New Zealanders were fed as they marched and fought to final victory during WWI.
Family HistoryThe National Army Museum provides a place where families can seek out and research information about New Zealand veterans and family members who served in the armed forces...
Kidz HQThe National Army Museum is one of the best New Zealand museums for kids, combining an entertaining day out with education about our military history. With lots of fun activities...