Air Force Museum


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Feel exactly what it's like to fly in one these 28 classic aircraft, by going for a 'spin' in the authentic Mosquito flight simulator and reliving a real-life air battle over the Norwegian fjords.

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 and peace.
Explore the diverse collection at your own pace through immersive exhibitions, or join a free, guided ‘Behind the Scenes’ tour. View the historic aircraft on display, embark on a museum hunt with the kids, or test your flying skills in the ‘Mosquito Mission’ flight simulator!

FREE Admission - activity charges may apply

Opening Hours:

Daily (except Christmas Day):  9.30am - 4.30pm.

Event Facilities:

There are a variety of spaces available to meet a broad range of function requirements.  The Boardroom, Theatre, Atrium, Aircraft Wing can cater for events hosting from 30 up to over 600 guests.

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45 Harvard Avenue, Wigram , Christchurch City

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  • Free

Best For Whom

  • Mature Travellers
  • Families With Teenagers
  • Families With Children

Best For What

  • Cultural Experience


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