The National Museum of the Royal New Zealand Navy

The National Museum of the Royal New Zealand Navy

The Navy Museum is the kaitiaki – guardian of the Royal New Zealand Navy’s memory.

The museum is located a short walk or drive from historic Devonport village. Enjoy a 12 minute ferry trip across the harbour or a 30 minute drive from downtown Auckland. From the Devonport ferry terminal catch the 807 bus with stops located within a 2 minute walk of the museum. Or enjoy a 20 minute flat walk along the picturesque foreshore Our fully accessible facilities include a licensed café, children’s playground, meeting areas and a modern learning space.

Visit the Navy Museum for a fantastic family outing.

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.

Walk through the museum and explore the stories of the New Zealand Navy through photographs, collection items and multimedia presentations or try one of our fun gallery activities or holiday programmes. you can also Discover the local history that lies beneath the surface at Torpedo Bay, home of the Navy Museum. Find clues in the buildings, the ground, and all around.

It is a fun and fascinating day out for everyone


Torpedo Bay Cafe 64 King Edward Parade, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand

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