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

Hours & Admission

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

Entryway Project 2017: Important Update 


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 30/07/2017. 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.