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

Operation Science – on now!

Our education team have collaborated with Defence Science and Technology and Belmont Intermediate School on a science project which has culminated in an exciting new exhibition – Operation Science on now in the Foyer Gallery and Tūhura our learning space. Free admission and suitable for all ages. Find out more. 

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