A highly organized and put together display. Well worth the value - one could spend a good many hours here.
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Rainy day, what better option than a Museum tour, the paua house cuteness, the iconic ChCh early settler street, the Maori history and exhibits. The interesting section on Antarctica as a teaser before the Antarctica Centre. The visitors enjoyed trying out the old bike, struggling...More
We visited the museum after the botanic gardens as it was a great way to spend the afternoon without spending any money! We thoroughly enjoyed the museum (so much so that we had to rush a few of the last exhibits because we had been...More
Free entry. This museum has an eclectic collection of exhibits, including dinosaurs, a mummy, water and recycling, natural history and local animals. We saw several special exhibits, including photography of Japanese tattoos and a replica of the Bluff Paua house. A good stop for visitors...More
Can never go wrong with free attractions. A short history on Maori and Canterbury culture, colonial era and Antarctic expedition. Also cameo features of Egyptian and Chinese exhibits. The mock Christchurch city street at the end is particularly interesting. Can spend anywhere from an hour...More
Another place I enjoy visiting when in Christchurch. the museum has a little bit of everything through NZ's history and is very interesting to see.
Had a great time to visit the Caterbury Museum on several occasions! Liked their exhibitions specially the Banksy and NZ Travelposter Exhibitons in the last years! The only thing i find odd is the Museums Shop run by people who never have any good matching...More