Guided tours provide a greater understanding of the significance of the various artifacts on display. Our experienced tour guides will outline the key events that shaped the First World War and give you a fascinating insight into New Zealand’s role in the conflict.
If you choose to go through without a guide we recommend you also purchase our stunning guide book to explain some of the amazing artifacts on display.
General admission into The Great War Exhibition allows you to view the artifacts at your own pace.
Guided Tour (includes admission)
Make the Exhibition come alive with one of our knowledgeable tour guides. A guided tour takes approximately 45 minutes and will greatly enrich your visit to The Great War Exhibition. We run tours frequently so you won’t have to wait long and there’s lots to look at while you wait. After your tour you’re free to go back through the Exhibition and take a bit more time in the areas you found most fascinating. Adult - $25.00 Children - $5.00Book Now
Guided Tour Group Booking, 15+ people (includes admission)
For larger groups we can tailor a special tour to cater for your interests, needs and timing. Bookings are essential. From $25.00 per personBook Now
The Education programme supports the New Zealand curriculum and is relevant to a number of learning areas. It is student-centred with an inquiry based approach. Education Tour for The Great War Exhibition is $2 per studentBook Now
Guided School Holiday Tour
These school holidays, help your children learn about World War One while exploring with our friendly guides. Guided school holiday tours depart at 10:45 a.m. daily and include an adventure pack of activities. Book online or call (04) 978 2500. Adult - $15.00 Children - $5.00Book Now
Holiday Programme Group Package
Holiday programme groups will enjoy a First World War adventure by participating in themed secret missions, crafts and activities. Bookings at 10am-12noon or 1pm-3pm. From $8 per childBook Now
“We were “blown away” by the intricately detailed exhibits which were totally lifelike. Our Guide was on top of her game and provided a whimsical commentary that added to the experience.”
A wonderful history lesson
“Fabulous work by Peter Jackson, as expected, and amazing exhibits that were succinctly explained and often based on genuine artifacts. Admission is now $15 per adult but worth every cent!”
Discover the global story of the First World War in the Great Hall. This exhibition explores the changing face of the conflict year by year from 1914 through to 1918.Find out more
ANZ Presents Gallipoli: The New Zealand Story in Colour, is a special space in the Exhibition which focuses on New Zealand's role in the invasion of Gallipoli. It touches on the incredible hardship that was suffered by New Zealanders, Australians, the Ottoman Turks and British soldiers at Gallipoli.Find out more