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

Kidz HQ

The 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 and excellent tours arranged by the Museum’s Education Team, your children will have fun while learning. Sign up for Kidz HQ Membership to receive free National Army Museum entry for a year, special events and regular newsletters.

School Holiday Programme

Animals at War Activity Trail

From war horses to wandering turtles, discover the amazing creatures who’ve helped out soldiers at war. Follow the trail through the Museum to find hidden artefacts and earn war medal stamps along the way! Try out this Animals at War Codebreaker to reveal the secret message.

ANZAC activities

Download the Colouring In
Junior Anzac Colouring PDF and Senior Anzac Colouring PDF

Short Story or Poetry – Download Flyer (126kB) – (note this is no longer a running competition)

Write a short story OR piece of original poetry on one of the following themes: Remembrance, ANZAC Day, How I remember

Fun Activities

Puzzles and Games

Arts and Crafts

One of the best New Zealand museums for kids – entertaining and educating kids about our military history.