Air Force Clothing in World War Two and Now
This programme gives students the opportunity to examine and try on a range of Air Force clothing used in World War 2, then compare it to equipment used today.
This programme utilises our ‘Captured!’ Prisoner of War (POW)-themed exhibition space, which follows the journey of Kiwi airmen captured as POWs in Europe during World War Two.
Learn about rationing and ration packs in World War Two, then split into teams to cook and eat a modern day New Zealand Defence Force ration pack.
Bombing Raid and Air Sea Rescue
This highly interactive programme covers both the RNZAF's role in the Pacific during World War Two and in Search and Rescue today.
Learn all about airports and air travel at the Air Force Museum! A fast-paced and interactive programme where children get to board a real aircraft.
Through a series of practical activities, learn about the parts of an aircraft and the principles of flight.
A Flying Start
This hands-on programme introduces children to the concept of flight, looking at the physical properties of air and its relation to flight.
Through a series of hands-on activities, discover how the inclined plane, the wedge, the screw, the lever, and the wheel and axle help make life easier in the world of air transport.
Be an Air Force Pilot
Come to the Air Force Museum and be an Air Force pilot! A wonderful interactive learning experience and great for photo opportunities.