For an educational and interesting day out head to the National Army Museum! Showcasing New Zealand’s military history, telling the stories of Kiwi soldiers and exploring our nations participation in major conflicts around the world.
Operating Hours & Admission
The National Army Museum is open daily year round with the except of Christmas Day. Normal operating hours are 9am to 4:30pm and the average visitor tends to spend around 1.5 at the museum.
Tours at National Army Museum
To help you navigate the museum visitors with smartphones can download a behind the scenes tour! Ask staff for more details during your visit or download the STQRY phone application form Google Play or the Apple Store prior to arrival.
Open daily from 9am to 4pm (closed Christmas Day) Home Fires Café offers a relaxed and family friendly dining setting with a selection of meal and snack options. The menu includes sandwiches, scones, muffins, savouries, sweet and more.
The National Army Museum houses a collection of temporary and permanent military exhibitions that include collections of New Zealand military equipment, photographs and memorabilia. Check out the website to see what’s on during your stay.
Admission prices for National Army Museum
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
The National Army Museum is located on State Highway One &, Hassett Dr, Waiouru. Less than an hour drive from you accommodation staying at Skotel Alpine Resort.
For more information visit the National Army Museum Waiouru website.
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