Canterbury Museum Overview
You will witness the fascinating historical and heritage background of New Zealand. Explore unique Maori relics and more than 1,000 pāua shells encircling the walls of the popular Paua Shell House. Take a stroll down Christchurch Street with the vistas of the developing times of the city and be taken backward in history.

Uncover the most important collections in the world from the epic era of exploration and discovery of the Antarctic. Know about the frozen continent's courageous pioneers and see artifacts from the globally important Antarctic collection of the Museum.

Location: 11 Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand


- A lot of exhibitions take place.
- One can spend up to 1-2 hours here.
- Wide range of displays: Antarctica, NZ birds, Maori, and more.
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