Air Force Museum Christchurch

Air Force Museum Christchurch



9 Rankers Reviews

7 Face-to-Face

19 Museums and Galleries

37 Christchurch



Air Force Museum of New Zealand
Air Force Museum of New Zealand
Aircraft Hall


Discover one of the world's premier military aviation collections at the Air Force Museum of New Zealand; from engines, medals and aircraft to pin-ups and parachute silk wedding dresses. FREE ADMISSION, Open Daily 10am to 5pm.

Discover one of the world’s premier military aviation collections at the Air Force Museum of New Zealand; from aircraft, engines and assorted displays to medals, pin-ups and parachute-silk wedding dresses.

Come and marvel at our collection of classic aircraft, be inspired by the bravery of present and past servicemen, servicewomen and their families, fly a simulator, take a guided tour and step back in time in a replica 1940’s home. Your journey through the Air Force Museum of New Zealand will be something very special.

Enjoy it more on our TOURS! You can explore the Air Force Museum yourself, but the best way to enjoy it fully is on one of our guided tours. For family fun sign on for the Air Force Adventure at the weekends, go deep ‘behind the scenes’ and catch our aircraft Restoration Projects in action on our daily Restoration Tours or uncover the fascinating history of Base Wigram on the Discover Wigram heritage walk.

Tour charge applies,
Open daily 10am to 5pm.


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Andrew Hammond


Ranking: 9/10

A great museum; well laid out and very informative. Good range of aircraft on display and lots of other interesting things to see. Free entry but make sure you leave a donation

Reviewed 9 months ago

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Maxi Woedel


Ranking: 9/10

Free. Nice museum about the New Zealand Royal Air Force.

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in November 2015

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Wolfgang and Christine


Ranking: 9/10

Nice small museum, definitely a must if you have some interest in the forces.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Wayne Schist

New Zealand

Ranking: 7/10

Good way to spend a couple of hours on a wet day.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Angela Neville

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Wonderful display of aircraft and air force history.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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David Embling

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Well set out.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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Uwe Henze


Ranking: 9/10

Lovely restored old planes, very interesting tour behind the scenery possible, with competent explanations of the work of rebuilding an aircraft.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Lyn Deavin

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Very good museum with interesting and well displayed exhibits.

Reviewed over 8 years ago