Ferrymead Heritage Park, Christchurch
(4.2/5 based on 70+ reviews on the web)
Ferrymead Park features an early 1900s (Edwardian) township, with exhibits such as houses, picture theatre, school classroom, church, jail, railway station, lodge hall, post office, printers, tobacconist, general store, lawyer’s office and more.

There is also a large array of heritage museums and displays that are often open for viewing, particularly on Sundays. These museums are owned and operated by individual societies. Their own volunteer workers restore and display their collections, such as tractors, fire engines, aeroplanes, trams, trains, theatrical operations, mini rail, model trains, radios, photography and much more.
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  • Ferrymead Heritage Park provides a full day of exploration, learning and entertainment. There is so much to explore and see. I highly recommended visiting on a Steam day to take a few rides on the ste...  more »
  • If you want to see what NZ might have looked like in the past then the houses, buildings, trains, trams etc here give you the chance. Be a lovely place to take a picnic in a nice day. They do special ...  more »
  • Really loved this place. Pity there aren't more people there in the week. It will be a real shame if this place can't keep running. I particularly enjoyed the camera collection they have as I'm into p...  more »
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  • Ferrymead Heritage Park provides a full day of exploration, learning and entertainment. There is so much to explore and see. I highly recommended visiting on a Steam day to take a few rides on the steam train. If you're a local visitor the annual family pass is an amazing deal.
  • Amazing museum, kids love it and they have awesome events days foe young and old to injoy
  • A great place to educate children or just to see what it was like living in those times etc.
  • We had a wonderful time here. The staff were lovely especially the receptionist. The place was just wonderful to take grandchildren and other family members.
  • Great place and lot of fun!