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Torpedo Bay Navy Museum

64 King Edward Parade, Devonport, Auckland 0624, New Zealand
+64 9-446 1824
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Torpedo Bay Navy Museum

The Museum is free and is a history of New Zealand's involvement in all the World wars. Good models... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Murray T
Excellent small museum

It’s free! You can make a donation but no pressure. It’s not huge but well worth the visit! Good... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
OggieDee
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“free entry” (14 reviews)
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64 King Edward Parade, Devonport, Auckland 0624, New Zealand
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+64 9-446 1824
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"free entry"
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"rainy day"
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"lovely cafe"
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"all ages"
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"worth a visit"
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"on display"
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"men and women"
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"maritime history"
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"interesting exhibits"
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"play area"
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"north head"
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"great location"
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"small building"
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"souvenir shop"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Museum is free and is a history of New Zealand's involvement in all the World wars. Good models of ships, good storylines and pictures make it an interesting visit. The attached cafe makes a nice spot to view the harbour and enjoy the coffee...More

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Jane C, Public Relations Manager at Torpedo Bay Navy Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks Murray for taking the time to write a detailed review of your visit to the museum. We're delighted you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s free! You can make a donation but no pressure. It’s not huge but well worth the visit! Good use of tablets etc to give info about exhibits. Loved the boat shed too. Cafe looked nice and the food looked good too!

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Jane C, Public Relations Manager at Torpedo Bay Navy Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, thanks for visiting we're delighted you enjoyed your visit and found the exhibits interesting we hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Only being in Auckland for two days, we had to decide what places to visit and what places to miss. Coming from Australia, it was very interesting to see the role that NZ played in the same conflicts and seeing the similarities and difference of...More

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Jane C, Public Relations Manager at Torpedo Bay Navy Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to complete a review of the Museum. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again next time you are in Auckland :)

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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

The museum is free but there is a little donation box by the information desk! A bunch of awesome naval history in and around the area of Auckland. It’s not that big so you won’t need a whole day but it definitely is a stop...More

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Jane C, Public Relations Manager at Torpedo Bay Navy Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

We are delighted you enjoyed finding out more about New Zealand's Naval history and we hope to see you again next time you are in the area.

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

We have visited here a couple of times.Though it is small,it is most interesting for both young and old and for both local and oversea,s visitors The staff are very good and the small cafe is good too. Easy walk from the ferry or a...More

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Jane C, Public Relations Manager at Torpedo Bay Navy Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Thanks so much for your review of the Museum so pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit, hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

My friend took me to this museum and I found it very interesting to see and to read all the stories. There is a section one can dress up and I dressed myself as a captain and my friend was my servant. If I will...More

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Jane C, Public Relations Manager at Torpedo Bay Navy Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Hi Erika, thank you for taking the time to visit the Museum and write a review. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit we hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

I did the 30 minute waterfront walk from Devonport ferry terminal to find this excellent free museum showing the history of the NZ Navy. Not a place I would normally seek out but very interesting with high quality exhibits. Nice cafe attached. Lovely views across...More

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Jane C, Public Relations Manager at Torpedo Bay Navy Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review, we're delighted you enjoyed your visit to our Museum.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Lovely cafe attached to it worth the stroll along the waterfront to get there- north head just behind . Great Museum for all ages- try on the Navy Uniforms

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Jane C, Public Relations Manager at Torpedo Bay Navy Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

Thanks Deborah for taking the time to write a review, we're glad you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again.

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Reviewed 2 March 2018

A free museum in devonport! Though it is free, the information here is very good too. Only downside it that the museum is somewhat far away from the port.

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Jane C, Public Relations Manager at Torpedo Bay Navy Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

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Reviewed 17 February 2018

Beautifully presented interesting information about the history of the NZ Navy. A lovely walk from the ferry, with nice views of downtown.

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Jane C, Public Relations Manager at Torpedo Bay Navy Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Many thanks for visiting the Museum and for taking the time to write a review. We are delighted you enjoyed your time at the Navy Museum.

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Response from OggieDee | Reviewed this property |
They are about a 15-20 min flat easy pleasant walk from the ferry but it might take longer as there are some bits n pieces you might want to stop at!
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