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Review of Air Force Museum

Air Force Museum
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Air Force Museum of New Zealand Tour in Christchurch
Ranked #8 of 229 things to do in Christchurch
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Discover one of the world's premier military aviation collections at the Air Force Museum of New Zealand. Take a guided tour 'behind the scenes', fly a simulator, step back in time in the 1940's prisoner of war exhibit,view historic newsreels and relax in our cafe. FREE ADMISSION, Open Daily 10am - 5pm.
Canberra, Australia
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“Worth a visit!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2014

Small but packed full of worthwhile things to see! Some very interesting displays and the aircraft are always well worth a visit!

Visited August 2014
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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127 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Aviation History”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2014

The Wigram Air Force Museum ,was formally the regions Air Force Base. If you enjoy aircraft this is a must but also of interest to anyone .

Visited April 2014
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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“Great visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

The staff are very kind and freely offer their knowledge of the planes and surrounding area. I wish there had been more information on each of the plane's signs, but still very informative. And the piece is right.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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129 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“History in the Making”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2014

See all the fighter planes of the NZ Airforce. But more interesting to me is the History of NZ's fighting forces place in the Commonwealth of Nations. There is a special display to Dir Archie McIndoe and the Guinea Pig Club, the WWII Fighter Pilots who defended London during the Blitz, and the pioneering work McIndoe for Plastic Surgery in East Grinstead. Thanks Archie.

Visited September 2013
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Waihi, New Zealand
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great Museum”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2014

My 10 year old is plane mad, and we both loved this place. The history of the air force etc, its all right there. Well worth the visit

Visited July 2014
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