Taihape is a small rural town located in the Ruapehu region. Taihape is known as the Gumboot Capital of the World and is the Northern gateway town of the Rangitikei District.
Taihape military and war museums showcase New Zealand's military history with displays of weapons and other military equipment, uniforms, wartime propaganda, exhibits on civilian life during wartime, and military decorations.
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Visitors can be inspired by real life soldier's stories, discover New Zealand's military history, and reflect on how conflict has shaped our nation. Open daily 9:00 am - 4:30 pm (except Christmas Day). Facilities: The Museum Cafe, gift shop, research centre, guided tours, Memorial Greenstone Wall, educational programmes and picnic area.
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