Uniform Artefacts

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.

Important Updates 


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.