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Address: Rolleston Avenue | City Central, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
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+64 3-366 5000

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Perfect on a rainy day

We loved this museum which is free ! Enjoyed all the different exhibitions and the unique history that makes up the country of New Zealand I thoroughly enjoyed spending time with... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 January 2016
Elizabeth B
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Jedburgh, United Kingdom
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Jedburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016

We loved this museum which is free ! Enjoyed all the different exhibitions and the unique history that makes up the country of New Zealand I thoroughly enjoyed spending time with my grandchildren and two dollars extra for was money well spent . The cafe was definitely worth a visit and helped this grandmother gain a second wind for round... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2015

Really great place to take the kids to keep them entertained, the $2 fee is not bad when you get inside and see all the fun activities that are there for the kids to enjoy

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2014 via mobile

$2 entry fee for both adults & children. Worth the cost. There are lots to see and do. While our daughter loved looking at exhibits at the museum, she loved the being able to explore. There is a butterfly room, which was a favourite - butterflies everywhere. There are books, puzzles, plastic dinosaur toys and various activities set up. Had... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2012

This place is excellent for children of all ages. While aimed at school children, younger kids will find stuff to entertain them as well. For adults it gets pretty boring pretty quick, but hey- the kids are happy!!!

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