Taranaki Aviation Transport and Technology Museum


Explore the life and times of early Taranaki technologies:

  • Operate a telephone exchange and manually transfer calls
  • Experience early radio and recording techniques
  • Follow the evolution of computers and communications technologies
  • Play cashiers with vacuum and wire monetary transfers across the museum
  • Study the huge scale model of Taranaki’s gas-to-methanol plant
  • Understand the development of Port Taranaki
  • Try your hand at hot-lead typesetting and press printing
  • Re-live much of our agricultural heritage – from threshing machines to milk pumps.
Open: Saturday, Sunday, Public and School Holidays, 10.00am - 4.00pm. Other times and group visits are available by arrangement - call 06 752 2845.
Entry: Adults: $7.00 - Children: $2.00 (under 15) Family: $16.00 (2 adults, 2 children)

Contact Details

Physical Address

Corner State Highway 3 and Kent Road, between New Plymouth and Inglewood

Postal Address

PO Box 4135 New Plymouth 4340



Operating Months

Year round

Operating Hours

Sat, Sun, Public and School Holidays, 10.00am - 4.00pm

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$2* - $16*
*Pricing may vary. Enquire for details.

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