Bring the whole family for a great day out.

Explore the history of New Zealand’s Navy. Meet the luckiest ship and find out how she survived three battles. Uncover the story of HMNZS Leander, hit by a torpedo in World War Two. Try on a naval uniform or two and have a go at creating a Morse code message.

Relax by the sea at the Torpedo Bay Cafè

Enjoy a delicious lunch or coffee and cake with beautiful harbour views, while the children safely play on our Navy themed playground. Children’s menu and highchairs available. Read more and view our menu.

Eggs Benedict at Torpedo Bay Cafe
Featured Exhibition

Over Seas – Mᾱ te Moana – on now!

Our Collections team have curated a series of fascinating objects representing some of the many unique global connections forged by the RNZN. These are the focus of our new exhibition: Over Seas – Mᾱ te Moana. Each gift, artwork, souvenir, and memento tell a story of Kiwi sailors away from home. Some are individual stories of dedication, exploration, and curiosity; others are collective stories of commemoration, duty, and gratitude. Free admission and suitable for all ages. Find out more. 

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