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Quake City

299 Durham Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
+64 3-365 8375
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Closed down at the moment

This excellent museum is closed due to relocation. It will be re-opening in a new location in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Cozy Cafe

Great food, friendly service. Warm and comfortable environment....... Will certainly return, try... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
kelly e
West Coast Region, New Zealand
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
299 Durham Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
+64 3-365 8375
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This excellent museum is closed due to relocation. It will be re-opening in a new location in September. We were disappointed that it was closed during our recent visit.

4  Thank kiwipippa
CantMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Quake City, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're sorry that you found Quake City closed when you visited. We hadn't been able to update our TripAdvisor listing until now. We're opening again at 299 Durham Street in early September. Hope you can find the time to visit if you return to Christchurch.

Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Great food, friendly service. Warm and comfortable environment....... Will certainly return, try the bacon and egg rolls, bagels or pancakes!!

Thank kelly e
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

This museum has made something educational and informative from the tradgic earthquakes of Christchurch. I learnt a lot at the centre including the history of how earthquakes have affected the city, individual recounts of the recent earthquakes, the geological difference between Christchurch CBD and outlying...More

1  Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 5 July 2017

This attraction opened our eyes to New Zealand's history of earthquakes and the steps taken by Christchurch to move forward. Amazing memorabilia.

Thank Lilylou1
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

The place really gives you an in sight into the damage the earthquakes caused, so sad to see parts of beautiful buildings damaged so badly and people's lives destroyed by the earthquakes. I thought the price was a bit too high for what it was...More

Thank Kate E
Reviewed 29 June 2017

As some have mentioned, the price does seem a bit high, but overall it was a great experience anyway. It was very interesting to see the videos and explanations documenting Christchurch's earthquakes. You can spend as much time as you want here basically; all depends...More

Thank dr_j_now
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Thought this would be worth a visit but we were very disappointed. A lot of the shops that showed online had moved. We enjoyed some great dumpling at one of the many food caverns but nothing else.

Thank Missy872013
Reviewed 28 June 2017

This visit was one of a kind and taught me so much. Take your time in visiting, the video alone takes n hour and is worth watching, it makes you feel and think and realise how lucky you are. So well put together and a...More

Thank Aussie_Traveller183
Reviewed 23 June 2017 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 16 June 2017

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
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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.
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
11 March 2015|
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Response from kayakbuoy | Reviewed this property |
I don't understand the question I'm afraid!