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Air Force Museum

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Discover New Zealand’s military aviation story at the place where it all began. Engage with stories of the men and women who have helped shape New Zealand’s military aviation journey, and reflect on their service and sacrifice through years of war...more
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45 Harvard Avenue | Wigram, Christchurch 8062, New Zealand
+64 3-343 9532
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend visiting this wonderful museum. The people are so helpful and the "old-boys" that show you around and share their knowledge are wonderful. Brings our important military history to life.

Thank NZ_Blair
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must to visit even you are not very intettested on airplanes. Good story about the 2 big wars and good airplanes. Quiet place and a very helpfull staff

Thank kmittag
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Wonderful Museum with lots of interesting displays. Worth much more than a cursory visit on your way to the airport. It is a place that you could visit time and time again and still find something new. The set up of the German POW...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wigram is a great place for old aircraft enthusiasts to visit. It has some amazing interactive displays and there are a great group of enthusiasts available to talk about the displays. It has a good cafe with nice coffee. It also has many rooms available...More

Thank Jacinta G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brilliant museum with fascinating exhibits and a lovely guide on our tour who was most patient with my memories of servicing Sioux and other exhibits when they were in service.

Thank andrewwilson6987
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A real treasure worth giving several hours to. Free entry! Beautifully displayed planes and memorabilia in a magnificent building. Take your reading glasses as you’re bound to lap up all the stories.

Thank David T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great venue with fantastic facilities and great caters for these big events. The displays are wonderful and well presented and kept. Great place to visit if aviation is your thing. Kids would love it as you can get up close to some of the old...More

Thank D P
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely time at this museum. Had a teenager and my dad with us and all of enjoyed the exhibits and the free behind the scenes tour.

Thank FranciscaM944
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I have attended several events here ,all really awesome ,great venue ,plenty of room ,great parking ,lots of interesting airforce displays ,a great asset to christchurch .

Thank Helenbaker49
Reviewed 27 August 2018

It's a very nice place to visit if you're really in to Airplanes. My kids are still very young but they really enjoyed it.

Thank Darmendra P
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