National War Memorial, Wellington

4.6
Pay your respects to the fallen New Zealand soldiers from the South African War, World Wars I and II, and the wars in Korea, Malaysia, and Vietnam at National War Memorial. First unveiled on Anzac Day, April 25, 1932, to commemorate those lost in World War I, the memorial complex has since expanded to include subsequent conflicts. Walk the grounds to see the tomb of the unknown soldier, the war memorial carillon, and the hall of memories. The impressive, moving monument encompasses history, memory, education, and respect, accented by art and music. Arrange to visit National War Memorial and other attractions in Wellington using our Wellington day trip planner.
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  • I have to say we were very impressed with the National War Memorial, the building itself is nicely presented in the interior and there is a good video on its history and then around the walls each div...  more »
  • Worth a visit if you are into War Memorials like most other countries. Gives NZ history and their contribution to the past wars with lots of photos.  more »
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  • As of right now, February 9, 2019, the main building is closed. There is no reason given but we could not go in there to see the exhibit. We were able to go into the tower and the hall of memorial. The place is nice and relaxing, but I was really hoping to go into the main building at the top of the hill.
  • Awesome war memorial.... Well presented from the start. Worth a look
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