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


Important Update: Entryway Project 2017


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. 

The National Army Museum has one of the leading NZ military research centres in New Zealand. Whether tracing your own family connections or researching New Zealand’s military history, the Army Museum is a fantastic facility.

The Kippenberger Military Archives and Research Library (KMARL) contains an extensive collection of published and unpublished material.

The KMARL provides a range of reference services:

Useful Resources

Research our NZ military history at the National Army Museum’s excellent
research library and military archives.