Pricing and Conditions


Learn about the natural history of Canterbury, the people who have made their homes here and our connection to Antarctica.

The Museum is on the cusp of a much-needed building redevelopment and is closed until 28 January 2023 as we prepare for a blockbuster farewell exhibition, 'SHIFT: Urban Art Takeover'. After 'SHIFT', the Museum will close for construction to start on 11 April.

Opening times

Business hours:
9.00 am - 5.00 pm (April - September) 9.00 am - 5.30 pm (October - March).
Months of operation:
All months of the year


11 Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand.

plane Proximity to airport:
20 minutes by car or taxi to Christchurch International Airport.
decisions Proximity to town:
Central Christchurch.

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