National Army Museum Te Mata Toa

National Army Museum Te Mata Toa

Our people, our history, our legacy. Learn about the heroes, stories of honour, courage and sacrifice. Take a break at the National Army Museum, unwind and discover New Zealand's history.

Located at the foot of Mt Ruapehu and the Tongariro National Park, visitors will be inspired by real-life soldier's stories, discover New Zealand's military history and reflect on how conflict has shaped our nation.

Don't miss the Memorial Greenstone Wall, extensive medal, artillery & weapons collections, iconic military vehicles, life-like displays, Kids Headquarters and Research Centre. Guided experiences are highly recommended. Combine a museum visit with a soldier's lunch at The Mess Tent and a browse around the Quartermaster Store. Facilities include: Cafe, Gift Shop, Research Centre, Guided experiences, Greenstone Memorial, Kids Area, education programmes, meeting facilities, and ample parking. Campervans welcome overnight.

Pricing and Conditions

High Season

$15-$35 (Adult)


Business Hours: 9am - 4.30pm, 7 days. (except Christmas Day).

Months of Operation : All Year