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Ferrymead Heritage Park

50 Ferrymead Park Drive, Christchurch 8022, New Zealand
+64 3-384 1970
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Great for locals

My wife and I just moved to Christchurch and this is one of our favorite parks to visit. They have... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Felipe S
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Porto Alegre, RS
Ferrymead Night Market

This is a reasonably new event at Ferrymead where it is open in the evening between 4 and 8pm or... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
802peter
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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The park is comprised of an Edwardian township, which includes buildings from a church and a police house to a bakery and a railway station, as well as an exhibition area.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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50 Ferrymead Park Drive, Christchurch 8022, New Zealand
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+64 3-384 1970
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I just moved to Christchurch and this is one of our favorite parks to visit. They have really nice museums and the old town is really unique. Try to visit this place on the recurring night markets, they're really fun. Must be...More

Thank Felipe S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a reasonably new event at Ferrymead where it is open in the evening between 4 and 8pm or 9pm in Summer. The admission for the market is only a gold coin but most of the exhibition halls are not open at night. The...More

Thank 802peter
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I had a great time. Heaps to see and we loved the tram and train ride. Well priced, great staff and volunteers. Looking forward to another visit.

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Reviewed 26 May 2018

Ferrymead, a place with interesting history before became an open public leisure place now. The first railway line in New Zealand was opened here in 1863, between this place and central Christchurch, as a part of route to bring goods from Port of Lyttleton to...More

Thank santo t
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FerrymeadPark, Marketing and Events Manager at Ferrymead Heritage Park, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2018

Thank you for your comprehensive review.

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Reviewed 28 April 2018

Wanted to visit for a while and pleased to get there this visit. Great trip back in time and was surprised by the actual volunteers working in some of the stores.

Thank Mark E
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

We went as a family - 2 adults, 3 children. The kids had all been before with school and are aged between 8-14 and they all loved it just as much second time round. The staff were all great, super friendly and full of interesting...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Ferrymead Heritage Park is a reconstructed colonial village complete with tramway where you can find interesting stuff. Check it out.

Thank joanadventure
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

My partner suggested we have a look at this place because we had never visited before. I was not sure what to expect, but I was certainly not disappointed. This is a re-created Edwardian village that really depicts how life was in settler times in...More

Thank SWGH123
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

We have friends in town and they have never been to the south island for a holiday! So we started with something to ease them into the tourist mode and went to the Heritage Park. It was 20 years since we last visited and I...More

Thank kiwi353
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

A reconstructed colonial village complete with tramway and railway. The tramway works everyday the museum is open but the railway only on Sundays. The entry fee goes up on the day that you can ride the train. Getting there without your own car is an...More

Thank rogerrobert98
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Barb M
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Hi, Adults - $20, Snr - $15, Child - $10 and Family Pass - $50 All the admission fees are on our website. Thanks
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