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Quake City

Re:Start Mall | 99 Cashel Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-365 8375
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Had so.e free time so went this to learn more about the earthquakes that hit Christchurch and was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jake E
via mobile
Very interesting, even for locals

I visited there because my parents from Japan came to visit. They wanted to learn more about what... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Christchurch, New Zealand
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Re:Start Mall | 99 Cashel Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-365 8375
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had so.e free time so went this to learn more about the earthquakes that hit Christchurch and was amazed by the stories of the people it effected

Thank Jake E
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited there because my parents from Japan came to visit. They wanted to learn more about what happened here. Quake City told the stories of the Christchurch earthquakes in an interesting and informative way. There were many personal accounts and did a good job...More

Thank training1029
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with our kids in dec, it educates visitors on the terrible earthquake in Christchurch. It's very very informative and is well worth a visit. Lots of interactive exhibits for kids and adults and some video which is very emotional. If you're in Christchurch make...More

Thank Heber D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It tells a sad, but accurate story of the 2010/2011 earthquakes that severely damaged the city and in which people lost their lives. To me it gave a much deeper understanding of Christchurch and the people who live here. It's a haunting display and among...More

Thank charmainelR
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good small place to learn about earthquakes from a geological point of view and about the potential consequences on human life. Interesting to get to hear about the before and after Christchurch.

Thank Jessica R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quake City takes you on a journey through personal stories of the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes, helps you understand the science behind these events and looks forward towards the recovery of the city. Watch the emotion of people describing their experiences on the day of...More

Thank ArghyaKolkata
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An interesting and sombre museum about the earthquakes. Shows the recent events that have shaped Christchurch. Unless entry fees go to reconstruction or charitable causes, it's a bit overpriced though.

Thank David E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although I found to be a little on the pricey side, it is definitely a great place to visit for those interested in learning more about the Earthquakes and the devastating effects. It has quite a bit of history about previous earthquakes, personal accounts from...More

Thank Hannah P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here while visiting the Re:Start mall as it was right around the corner. Definitely worth a visit. There is a documentary during the display of different people's memories of the earthquake which we sat and watched for about 45 minutes. There are also...More

Thank wazupm8
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very informative museum. Particularly enjoyed the lego house building area. I think they need to lower the price slightly in order to get more people interested.

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Is public parking available?
31 March 2017|
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Response from Maam3 | Reviewed this property |
There's parking, but it might be a short walk. We didn't' have a car, so it wasn't a concern for us.
I hesitated for a long time outside, because I'd intended to go in but then when I saw how much it was I was surprised and I had no way of knowing whether it was worth such a lot of money. I waited in case somebody came out and I could quiz them but nobody did - a young couple was also wondering whether to go in or not (they didn't). There wasn't much information outside and the building didn't look very big so in the end I didn't visit but I wandered around the city reading info boards and visiting other places.
4 February 2016|
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Response from kiwi051 | Reviewed this property |
We are coming up to 5 years since the Feb quakes and what a shame you missed going in, especially for $20 (around 9 GBP). This is the closest I hope anyone else would ever get to experience the life changing and... More
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11 March 2015|
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Response from kayakbuoy | Reviewed this property |
I don't understand the question I'm afraid!