FAQ

Where is the museum located?

The New Zealand Navy Museum is located at historic Torpedo Bay in Devonport, Auckland. Torpedo Bay sits at the base of North Head at the end of King Edward Parade. Find us on a map

What are the opening hours?

Navy Museum: Open 7 days 10am – 5pm (Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, Good Friday)
Torpedo Bay Cafe: 8am – 5pm

How much does it cost to visit the museum?

Admission is free, but we gratefully accept donations.

How long will it take to go through the exhibitions?

It depends on how much detail you wish to look at: average 30 minutes – 1 hour.

Are you wheelchair accessible?

Yes.  We have one wheelchair for public use, available on request.

Is there a list of crew for certain ships?

No, crew lists were never kept; the only crew lists known are when a ship was sunk.

How do I find information about my family’s navy history?

All personnel records are held by NZDF Archives at Trentham Military Camp. For more information contact www.nzdf.mil.nz/personnel-records