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Rutherford's Den

Address: Christchurch Arts Centre | Central City, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand


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  • klew97
    San Francisco Bay Area

    Short and sweet

    This provides good details of Rutherford's life beyond just the highlights. This budget-priced museum is small enough to fully explore in around an hour, which is great if you're still in the city c...

    Reviewed on Jul 11, 2020
  • SRDFrench
    Leeds, United Kingdom


    This was an informative and well set out exhibit. You don’t need to know the physics to get a lot out of it and use to stand at the front of Rutherford’s lecture theatre (with the benches covered in o...

    Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020
  • stevekW4581HT

    A highlight for me

    I loved visiting Rutherford’s Den. As a physics nerd, it has been one of the highlights of my trip, but you certainly wouldn’t need to be a physics fan to enjoy it. The best parts for me were the inte...

    Reviewed on Jan 7, 2020
  • ElvisPKing
    Palmerston, Australia

    Where Modern Science was Born

    If you have an interest in the development of the ideas behind today’s understanding of Physics and Chemistry this little museum will fascinate you. Ernest Lord Rutherford was a giant of modern Physi...

    Reviewed on Nov 14, 2019
  • Cruiser66579334565

    Rutherford's Den

    My husband and I chanced on this amazing museum by accident. We thoroughly enjoyed spending time there learning about the father of nuclear physics.

    Reviewed on May 3, 2019

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