Quake City

Discover Canterbury's earthquake stories at Quake City in central Christchurch. See significant objects, photos and film of the earthquakes. Hear the stories of residents who lived through the big quakes. A Canterbury Museum special exhibition.

$16.00 - $20.00

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Explore Quake City in Central Christchurch and discover Canterbury's earthquake stories. Hear the Maori legend that reflects New Zealand's shaky history. See significant iconic objects from Christchurch and Canterbury as well as photos and film of the earthquakes. Experience personal stories of bravery and resilience from residents who lived through the big quakes.

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Learn about the science of earthquakes and discover what the future holds for Christchurch. Be amazed by creative solutions to rebuild and recovery. Kids can create their own Lego buildings.

A Canterbury Museum special exhibition.


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Physical address

Quake City, 99 Cashel Street, Central City, Christchurch, Christchurch - Canterbury, 8013, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
Daily except Christmas Day. 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $16.00 - $20.00
Other charges:
Concession $16, Children under 15 with an adult are free.

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