Waiouru Army Museum

Honour the sacrifices, learn the campaigns, be inspired by the stories of courage, loyalty and comradeship.

Make a visit to New Zealand’s most comprehensive Army Museum for access to a unique collection of military exhibits, memorabilia and public research material. A place where families can seek out and relate to their military connections.

If you’re looking for Waiouru attractions or places to visit in New Zealand, the National Army Museum in Waiouru is an excellent day out. Centrally located off State Highway 1, half way between Auckland and Wellington, the museum sits at the foot of Mt Ruapehu and is easy to get to.

Come and explore New Zealand’s military history and learn about our participation in conflicts worldwide. With an extensive military collection and excellent educational facilities for children, this is a must-see attraction if you’re travelling in the North Island and looking for interesting activities for your holiday.