National Army Museum Te Mata Toa

National Army Museum Te Mata Toa

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

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.

Special Deals

National Army Museum Te Mata Toa Standard Entry

Receive discount when you purchase a standard entry ticket & mention "Army deal"

10 % Off
Valid between
14 Jan 2021 - 31 Mar 2022

Pricing and Conditions

High Season

$15-$35 (Adult)


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

Months of Operation : All Year