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.
A Portrait Exhibition by Denise Baynham
This photographic exhibition is the work of artist – Denise Baynham.
The exhibition tells the story of Operation Grapple through the words of the veterans who were there.
On now in the Temporary Gallery until mid-January, 2021.
10am – 5pm, 7 days a week. Free admission.