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Ferrymead Heritage Park

50 Ferrymead Park Drive, Christchurch 8022, New Zealand
+64 3-384 1970
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A Great Trip Down Memory Lane

An eclectic mix of Victorian times to around the 1960's. Look at themed stores. Travel through time... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nicholas M
Stockport, United Kingdom
Wonderful transport and technology museum.

This was full of unexpected surprises. I wish we could have had more time there. Reasonably priced... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good46%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steam train” (19 reviews)
“tram rides” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
50 Ferrymead Park Drive, Christchurch 8022, New Zealand
+64 3-384 1970
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An eclectic mix of Victorian times to around the 1960's. Look at themed stores. Travel through time in the vehicle museum (and more). Travel on the double decker tram. There's an old train, at $2 each this great value. This is not modern day replica...More

Thank Nicholas M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was full of unexpected surprises. I wish we could have had more time there. Reasonably priced for all that was on offer. It covers a large area so wear comfy shoes. Very small children would get bored as it is so spread out. The...More

Thank punkingirl2013
Reviewed 8 January 2018

We went on 2 January which is a public holiday so it was very quiet and some areas did not have any staff manning them. That was OK as there was still a bit to look at. We enjoyed our time in the Train exhibit...More

Thank dianehughes2000
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

I can not understand why more is not said about this place. It was a definite high light of our trip and if the opportunity arises I wouldn't hesitate to come back!

Thank jorgmummyrox
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Went a for a couple of hours with the toddler. I think I enjoyed it more. Unfortunately most of the displays were shut, but peering in through windows was great.

Thank HaydenBaylis
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Ferrymead was much more vibrant and happening back in the 80's. Even though we went on an event day, there was little happening and was disappointing. Won't be back.

1  Thank chctraveller69
Reviewed 18 November 2017

If you like Trams, Trains, and nostalgia, this is worth a look. Something for all the family here, rides, food, Icecreams. Prices are reasonable, family passes available. Open most days, Trams run on holidays and weekends, steam trains are not always running, check the their...More

Thank Gerald K
FerrymeadPark, Marketing and Events Manager at Ferrymead Heritage Park, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 9 November 2017

Lots to do here and has many interesting attractions. The steam train was very good. Enjoyed the many older houses that are all well laid out as they would have looked 100+ years ago. Entry cost for 2 Seniors, another Adult, and 2 children was...More

Thank AytonWellington
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Lots of olde world charm in this place with the usual historic buildings and vehicles - school house, bakery, printery, theatres, post office and telephone exchange. Don't miss the Hall of Flame with its extensive display of fire appliances, including one for the children with...More

Thank Ezra710
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We took the grandkids here. They loved it all. They were able to try things out and ride the mini fire engine complete with kids fire outfits. The steam train was running which was a highlight. Also the old movie theatre was operating. The school...More

Thank DJW20
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Barb M
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