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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
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All reviews peter jackson world war red baron weta workshop world class vintage aircraft amazing collection two hours life size allow plenty of time air museum on display guided tour great museum couple of hours omaka aviation car museum
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Reviewed yesterday

This is well worth the visit as the display really brings home the scale of fighting in WW1. Will we ever learn???

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank geoffreyg743
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

where do I BEGIN. A MUST VISIT for all who are in the district. Inspirational. WELL DONE PETER JACKSON

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ChrisR7394
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Would thoroughly recommend this place to the history buffs. Just brilliant. From world War one through to the Russian conflict so much to see and reminisce about.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Warrick J
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We found the aviation museum to be really interesting. There was plenty of room to walk around the aircraft that were on display. Information was clearly displayed and a member of staff took the time to discuss the history of the exhibits.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank WendyRBA
Reviewed 1 week ago

I did not expect this exhibition to be amazing and it certainly was! So much memorabilia from WWI and the displays were extraordinary. We spent two hours and had only got half way around. The exhibition was very quiet the day we visited so we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank cromartylass
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in here for a tour of both the WW1 & 2 displays and I was amazed at how well done and realistic these were and enjoyed the history tour that went with it. Highly recommend a visit if your in the area.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RobAsh11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited both places at Omaha Aviation Heritage Centre - Sir Peter Jackson’s Knights of the Sky and Dangerous Skies WWII Exhibition. Spent two hours walking around Knights of the Sky reading and listening and photographing. Several tour guides commented on our time spent taking...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Trail711651
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here on the way out of Blenheim and stayed for about 3 hours! Absolutely brilliant displays especially the Stalingrad theatre. Also great how they delve into the Russian side of the conflict and the number of lives lost were staggering. Planes were so beautiful....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Scully1982
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having Sir Peter Jackson as one of the contributors to this amazing collection of WW1 aircraft and other memorabilia has been a huge advantage, as can be sen by the truly wonderful staging of the exhibits. It gives a different perspective for visitors, shifting the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JDT_11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was an unscheduled visit while touring in the area. it turned out to be a real highlight. the collection of material by Sir Peter Jackson is simply outstanding! it’s a must see for any World War 1 historians. Omaka's first exhibition, “Knights of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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MrsNavyChaps
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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
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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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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
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