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Canterbury Museum

4.5/5116 Reviews
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From October to March 9:00-17:30, April to September 9:00-17:00, Christmas is not open.
Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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About Canterbury Museum

Located in the heart of Christchurch, the Canterbury Museum has an elegant European-style exterior that displays the history of the Canterbury region and the treasures of the Eurasian region. You can learn not only about Maori culture and art, but also many about the Antarctic. exhibition. In addition, the third floor also has a discovery center for children, which is very suitable for parent-child activities. Through various interesting interactive facilities, children can learn about natural history.

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  • 张老师
    5.0

    Canterbury Museum, how can I not punch a card for the museum-controlled trip? What makes New Zealand Museum special is that besides watching, he also pays great attention to feeling. He will invite you to touch, listen and take a ride while exhibiting many things. For example, the big wheel car in Figure 2 is his warm invitation to take a ride to feel its uniqueness. The Museum has Victorian cultural features and street scenes, animal specimens and skeleton fossils from New Zealand, and, of course, Maori culture. My favorite is Fig. 1. The skeleton of Irish elk. When I saw it, I realized that the deer that the Elf King rides in the ring is not a mythological animal, but a real prehistoric animal in the world. Unfortunately, they were extinct 13,000 years ago.

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  • 繁星洲
    5.0

    The Canterbury Museum, located in the heart of Christchurch, is an elegant European-style building. It was founded in 1867 to preserve and display New Zealand's diverse natural and cultural heritage. Over the past 130 years, the museum has 2.1 million collections, reflecting the Maori people who first settled in Canterbury, as well as Asian costume art. We can see the original life model, exquisite jewelry, totem wood carvings, bird specimens, and Maori life tools, such as fishhooks, water tools, hunting equipment, etc. of the local Maori people. The Christchurch earthquake in 2011 caused only minor damage to the exterior walls of the museum, and the collection in the museum was basically intact. So six months after the earthquake, the museum reopened. Next to the museum is the Botanical Garden of Christchurch.

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  • Rod黄
    5.0

    After being shut down for a while after the earthquake, it is now reopened to the outside world. It's next to the Botanical Garden Forest Park. So we can visit together. No entry ticket, free, very rare. Because there are many places worth seeing and learning in museums. It is suggested to visit the Botanical Park in the morning and the museum in the afternoon when it is hot. It's very suitable for parent-child travel.

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  • juki235
    5.0

    The Canterbury Museum is not only the most important attraction of the whole city of Christ, but also the most iconic building. The Museum itself is a typical European castle building with gray exterior walls, elegant and solemn. Inside, there are exhibitions of historical relics from the Aboriginal period to modern times in New Zealand, including many porcelain and clothing from China. The exhibits are very rich and worth visiting.

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  • Tiramisu8511
    5.0

    The shell house in the Canterbury Museum gives me the feeling of walking into the little mermaid's bedroom. It's so beautiful and fairy tale. Fortunately, I caught up with the time of no admission. It seems that Christchurch is the most English-like place besides Britain.

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  • 爱走路爱跑步
    5.0

    Museums around the world are the most popular and favorite. One knows the local cultural background, and the other can see the connections between the early countries of the world, such as wars, such as trade. Thirdly, we can buy some souvenirs with the most local characteristics. Fourth, there is WiFi air conditioning inside, very comfortable.

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  • 尹泡喵
    5.0

    The Canterbury Museum is well worth visiting. It's free, but before entering the museum, it's best to invest a little money in the donation box to show Maori culture, New Zealand animals, Antarctic expeditions and so on. When we go, we also have a display of New Zealand Airlines.

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  • 朴朴1201
    5.0

    Canterbury Museum Canterbury Museum Museum Museum - "From the early Maori life scenes to the British streets in colonial times, all kinds of handicraft products were displayed one by one. Although not very big, one-by-one scene restoration is very "interesting", such as tall horses that can "ride", unique "bicycle" and so on, especially children can enjoy it.

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  • 双攀贸易通天下
    5.0

    The Canterbury Museum in Christchurch is one of the most important museums to be built. What is displayed here is the history of the development of indigenous civilization in New Zealand. There are also many cultural relics from other countries. There is a small exhibition hall dedicated to exhibiting Chinese cultural relics, but all of them are civilian appliances. You may wish to visit it.

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  • 乐天的静
    5.0

    I'm satisfied with this Museum of Natural History. I think Christchurch is a museum worth visiting. It should be well explained and rich in content. The Canterbury Museum highlights include the Maori Museum of Art, which exhibits wonderful Ponamu works of art.

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