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Ferrymead Heritage Park

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Fun and Interesting for Families

A very cool historical reconstructed town with lots of different places of interest. We spent hours... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Wellington, New Zealand
Historical Displays and Nice Place

Ferrymead, a place with interesting history before became an open public leisure place now. The... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2018
santo t
Auckland, 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.
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50 Ferrymead Park Drive, Christchurch 8022, New Zealand
+64 3-384 1970
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived at 1.30 thinking 1 hour would be sufficient, oh boy were we wrong there was so much to see. At the end of the hour we had been in, and heard story's from the lovely volunteers,about 6 houses and there were still the trains,planes...More

Thank Heidi S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful heritage park that desperately is in need of vibrancy and lift. A first glimpse into the park is when one enters the main area whereby we buy tickets. Absolutely disappointing! The staff are dressed in their ‘normal’ everyday clothes, and there’s coffee machine...More

Thank RuthM3689
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very cool historical reconstructed town with lots of different places of interest. We spent hours there exploring. There weren't very many people there which seems a shame but also meant we could meander without crowds. Different clubs own different parts of Ferrymead so each...More

Thank TravelWhanau
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Earlier today while in Christchurch I decided to visit Ferrymead Heritage Par,as I'm a history buff and it looked an interesting place to visit. The entry fee of $12.50 for an adult was fantastic value for money.The staff member,Madison who served me in reception was...More

Thank andrewknight7
Reviewed 9 July 2018

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

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

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
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.

Thank PaulP5499
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
FerrymeadPark, Marketing and Events Manager at Ferrymead Heritage Park, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2018

Thank you for your comprehensive review.

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
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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6 May 2017|
Response from HJane62 | Property representative |
Hi, Adults - $20, Snr - $15, Child - $10 and Family Pass - $50 All the admission fees are on our website. Thanks