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Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
WWI and WWII Combo Exhibitions at the Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre
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WWI and WWII Combo Exhibitions at the Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre
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Omaka Avation Heritage Centre presents the outstanding Knights of the Sky exhibition, featuring Sir Peter Jackson's own collection of World War One aircraft and artifacts. The story of aviation, its development and the men that flew them, is brought...more
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79 Aerodrome Road, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand
+64 3-579 1305
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I don’t usually go out of my way to see things like this but Bob Penington insisted we did and it was really worth it - just amazingly put together and a great bit of both NZ and world history. Worth the time to go...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My friend and i took our 12 yr old sons to this exhibition today and we all thoughly enjoyed it. The exhibition was amazing and the extensive collection of memorabilia was beyond my expectation. We spent over 3 and a half hours there without noticing!...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Really well set up museum. We did the WWII exhibition, it was incredibly informative. The highlight was the amazing Stalingrad movie - so cleverly done! Very impressed with their focus on female input to aviation in the war. They also have a car museum and...More

Thank tuesdaygrlnz
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Outstanding museum, even those not into planes or wars will enjoy this. The exhibits are really well done, the kids were well occupied for at least 2 hours.

Thank Mat10001
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing amazing WW1 air fight exhibit. Done by Sir Peter Jacobson’s company it is top notch, with plane models, memorabilia and detailed history on the battles, the pilots and the personalities

Thank Erik D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic display of WWI scenes and aircraft. Developed with assistance of Peter Jackson, the lifelike, almost too lifelike, settings remind younger viewers of the tragedy of military battles, but also of the respect that pilots on both side had for each other even when shot...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic exhibition and the dioramas really bringing it all to life. Lots of amazing planes, uniforms and memorabilia set out in interesting displays. The guides are very friendly and full of knowledge; could spend hours just chatting away. Good cafe too, reasonable prices and friendly...More

Thank 730dan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum was unlike any I’ve ever seen. The large WWI fighter jets were truly amazing and the place is huge. The staff that work there are very knowledgeable.

Thank CindyR54
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow what an amazing and informative display of memorabilia from WW1. The special effects recreated by Sir Peter Jackson and Weta Workshop for each of the planes on display were amazing There is also an impressive display memorabilia, uniforms, photographs and information. We also visited...More

Thank Jill_445
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great example of memorabilia from World War I. Much of the exhibition was prepared by Sir Peter Jackson’s Weta Workshop and they are very lifelike and quite amazing. There are quite a number of planes on show plus uniforms, medals, photos etc. Our...More

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13 October 2017|
Response from Rachael B | Property representative |
If your ship is docking at Waimahara then it is a 1.8km drive to Picton i-Site. There are shuttles organised by the ship's ground handlers to take passengers directly to the i-Site unless you have already booked a shore... More
11 October 2017|
Response from Rachael B | Property representative |
There is a Hop On Hop Off bus service that operates from the Picton i-site. There are shuttles that will take you here to connect with this and other independent tours/transport providers. You do not need to buy tickets to... More
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Response from Rachael B | Property representative |
There is also a new Hop On Hop Off Marlborough bus service that operates that will bring you to Omaka. This departs from the Picton i-Site, shuttles will take you from the Port to connect with this and other independent... More