Located in Waiouru at the foot of Mt Ruapehu and the Desert Road and the gateway to Tongariro National Park in the central North Island, The uniquely situated New Zealand museum is a place where visitors can engage with real life soldiers' stories, discover New Zealand's military history, learn the campaigns of the NZ Army, and reflect on how conflict has shaped New Zealand.
Join the friendly staff through guided tours for booked groups. Undertake one of the educational programmes or just browse the extensive Research Centre - library and archives. Enjoy your lunch at the Rations café, then purchase a memento of your stay at the museum gift shop. With ample bus and car parking, whatever the reason for your visit your friendly hosts can assure you it will be a memorable one.