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Canterbury Museum

Rolleston Ave, Christchurch Central, Canterbury 8013 New Zealand

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  • Independent
  • Wheelchair
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  • Public
    Restrooms
  • No Wifi
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“Visit and explore New Zealand's rich cultural and natural heritage, and learn about the past, present and future of Canterbury.”

Rare Maori artefacts and the stories behind them will fascinate you. See the famous Paua Shell House recreated in the Museum. Walk down the Christchurch Street and be transported back in time with the sights and sounds of pioneering days. Discover the heroic age of exploration and discovery in the Antarctic subcontinent.

The museum store selects the best New Zealand-inspired arts, crafts and souvenirs. From paua to penguins, pottery to pounamu, the friendly staff will help to find the perfect gift.

The cafe offers views of the Botanic Gardens for you to enjoy. Choose from a selection of delicious sweet and savoury goodies and expertly made espresso coffee. Relax, refresh and enjoy.

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Canterbury Museum

Rolleston Ave
Christchurch Central
Canterbury
8013 New Zealand

Hours

Open now until 5:30 pm
  • Sun - Sat: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

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