Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre

One of the world’s largest private collections of Great War aircraft and artifacts in dramatic displays created by Wingnut Films, with mannequins by Weta Workshop. Home of Classic Fighters Air show, next held Easter 2017 April 14-16.


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Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre presents the outstanding Knights of the Sky exhibition, featuring Sir Peter Jackson’s own collection of WW1 aircraft and artifacts. This story of aviation in the Great War is brought to life in sensational sets created by the internationally acclaimed talent of WingNut Films and Weta Workshop.

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Guided tours are available on request or you can self-guide at your leisure. Please allow at least an hour for the museum plus time to browse the gift shop or relax with coffee and a slice of cake.

After learning about the exploits of the Red Baron, you may feel inspired to experience open-cockpit flying for yourself. Joyrides are available in a vintage Boeing Stearman, with helmet and goggles provided!


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Physical address

Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre, 79 Aerodrome Road, Omaka, Blenheim, Marlborough, 7272, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
10am-5pm, 7 days. Closed Christmas Day
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
8km to airport
Proximity to coach terminal:
Proximity to town:
4km to town

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $25.00
(14 year(s) and under)
Other charges:
Highlights tour is an additional $5

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