Torpedo Bay Navy Museum, Devonport
(4.7/5 based on 150+ reviews on the web)
Explore New Zealand's naval history since the Flagstaff war of 1845 at Torpedo Bay Navy Museum, the official museum of New Zealand's navy. Having undergone a 1.5 million dollar refurbishment in 2010, the museum contains captivating displays on the Korean War, World War II, and the New Zealand-funded British battle cruiser, HMS New Zealand (look for the Maori warrior skirt given to the ship's commanding officer when it reached the country's shores in 1913). Children get the chance to dress in naval uniform and to consider the lives of servicemen and women at sea in interactive, immersive exhibits. Put Torpedo Bay Navy Museum into our Devonport vacation trip planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Devonport.
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Reviews
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  • We enjoyed a bus trip from Pukekohe last month consisting of Mature men and women. We were divided into 2 groups and were escorted thru the museum by Simon. Many thanks to Marica who met us when we ar...  more »
  • We saw this museum during part of a Segway tour and I knew I wanted to go back to see it. It was worth the walk over from the pier. This museum has an incredible collection of New Zealand Naval histor...  more »
  • So much to learn and look at here. Highly recommend and in such a beautiful spot too. Nice free admission, makes it perfect for family outings. 
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  • Free entry! The museum is hands-on and informative, making it good for a range of ages. The staff were very friendly and knowledgeable. I would highly reccomend visitig.
  • Lots of knowledge and history about NZ navy. You can also see some awesome navy stuff there. You can also see the skytower and beautiful seaport scene after museum. The most important information is FREE entry here!
  • Good way to learn knowledge! Free entry! There is a The cafe shop next to it!
  • I enjoyed my time here. Spent 2 full days in meetings. Great selection of food and drinks too.
  • Great naval museum. It tells the NZ naval history with great displays