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Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre

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Address: 79 Aerodrome Road, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand
Phone Number: (03) 579 1305
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Clear, well set out museum

Wow, I was a little apprehensive about paying $25NZ for entry, but it was absolutely worth it. The out lay of the centre was easy to follow and well set out. The aircraft were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Waikiki, Hawaii
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Wow, I was a little apprehensive about paying $25NZ for entry, but it was absolutely worth it. The out lay of the centre was easy to follow and well set out. The aircraft were very well set up, and there was an amazing amount of WWI memorabilia. Not just the allies, but both sides. Voice recording and videos were very... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Amazing experience well worth the visit. The animation is excellent, it's not just about aircraft but about the people and their stories.

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

A brilliant exhibition of aircraft (replicas and some originals that have been restored) and military memorabilia from WWI. Easy to find your way around and staff are very helpful. We spent about an hour and a half as the main display area was cold after a sub-zero start to the day, but enthusiasts could spend many more hours reading all... More 

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Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Great planes exhibition, very well presented and very informative. Sir Peter Jackson's private collection is quite impressive!

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

My partner had heard about this place and headed straight for it. It's probably the furthest aircraft museum from where we live (UK) and he had to go. Even I was impressed by it, it is set up really well and Ernie was on hand to tell the tales. We just have to sit thru the hundreds of photos taken!... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Fantastic displays. The attention to detail is a real eye-opener. Good display of uniforms and weaponry.

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This is well worth a visit. A world class experience,the displays are so real like it is almost like being there. The cafe is also a very good add on.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

While the Aviation Heritage Center was not on our itinerary we dropped not expecting much but found it to be a very special place... We thoroughly enjoyed our visit. The exhibition of war planes and memorabilia is truly exceptional. The work of Weta Workshops and WingNut Films adds a unique dimension to the exhibits and the experience of Center. The... More 

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Lewes, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is a fabulous museum. The scenes are life like and makes you want to touch them. My husband is the pilot, but I enjoyed the museum thoroughly.

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Rochford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

A day out especially with "oldies" and "middle age children" (between 10 - 15). A good display well layed out

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Additional Information about Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre

Address: 79 Aerodrome Road, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand
Phone Number: (03) 579 1305
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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