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.

Special Deals

National Army Museum Standard Entry

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

10 % Off
Valid between
01 Apr 2023 - 31 Mar 2024

Pricing and Conditions

High Season

$15-$35 (Adult)


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

Months of Operation : All Year