Housed in a 19th Century submarine mining station, the Torpedo Bay Navy Museum showcases the rich history of the Royal New Zealand Navy.
Think museum exhibitions are just designed by adults for adults? Think again! Kids Create – Bravery is a vibrant and engaging exhibition for everyone, exploring “What is Bravery?” Book now to take part in one of our hands on inquiry workshops designed with the key competencies at its core.
The Boatshed is the Navy Museum’s newest unique permanent exhibition space where even the building has a history of its own.
Take time out to enjoy a piping hot breakfast or a leisurely lunch with the sparkling waters of the Auckland harbour as your backdrop. Perhaps you would prefer to unwind with a coffee and a light snack or a glass of wine or two.
The War Room is a unique concept in conference facilities. Located at the historic Torpedo Bay in Devonport. The War Room offers a special opportunity to blend rich naval history in a stunning natural environment – an ideal combination that will create a productive, memorable experience for your team.
Bravery and courage are the focus for an innovative, collaborative exhibition at the National Museum of the Royal New Zealand Navy. Kids Create – Bravery showcases works by over 100 year three and four, Takapuna Primary school children.
Betty never forgot her first love, New Zealand sailor “Manse”. Lloyd Mansell Lord was tragically lost along with 755 others when HMS Neptune sunk in December 1941.
We offer engaging and dynamic learning experiences outside the classroom. We believe learning happens at all ages and in a variety of ways. We aim to be both a collaborator and dynamic resource for your students’ learning.
We have a wide range of gifts, souvenirs and Navy-related items in the Navy Museum shop.
Join us for our first ‘Make and Mend’ Day at the Museum on Saturday 11 November, 10am – 2pm. Share your latest craft project and a few ‘yarns’ with other keen crafters. Bring your knitting, sewing, quilting, crochet, scrapbooking etc. We’ll provide some refreshments. Free admission, suitable for age 14+.
The A D Boyle Room is housed in a room steeped in its own history. Sited in what was formally the Test Room the room was built in 1898 and is built into the cliff.
This is the Navy Museum’s online resource telling the little known story of New Zealand and New Zealanders involvement in the sea war of World War One.