We enjoyed the Museum. The displays are excellent and the Paua Shell house is a highlight. Make sure you view the movie.
About Canterbury Museum
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The museum offers art, discovery activities for kids, engaging contemporary exhibits, history of multiple peoples in NZ, and natural history of the wildlife. It's centrally located next to the botanic gardens and across the street from the Art Center.
What an amazing Museum!! I have visited more than twice and still see new things every time I go. The displays are well done and interesting. For a free place to visit is is exceptional and a credit to those who run it. Make sure...More
Every time we go to christchurch the canterbury museum is always on our list of things to do. So much to see and never gets boring. Can wander around for ages looking at all the many exhibits & history and finish with a coffee in...More
This is a great stop for families. It's free and the museum covers a lot of interesting historical detail pertinent to Christchurch and the local area including native Maori artefacts, as well as, some of the European influences during the course of the early European...More
This is a free Museum that is well worth a visit. Great staff and very helpful. The early Christchurch Street exhibit is worth spending time looking at as are the special exhibits.