Ferrymead Heritage Park, Christchurch

Ferrymead Heritage Park is a museum in Christchurch, New Zealand, housing groups with historical themes, mainly transport related. Formerly known as Ferrymead Historic Park, it was founded in 1964 by groups, local government bodies and other interested parties. It is in the Heathcote Valley, at the site of New Zealand's first public railway.
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  • We went with three young children on a bleak winter's day, and we and the children had an enjoyable couple of hours. The cosy restored house had fires burning and a resident guide who welcomed us...  more »
  • We went on a fairly quiet Sunday during the latter stages of lockdown but were happy to see what we did see. We'd have loved to have seen rail action of any kind but the model trains that were...  more »
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  • Awesome place! What a great way to spend a lovely Sunday. It's such a great sight to see everything oldie in this place - brings you back to the time when life was much simpler and carefree. Loved seeing the old printer models, old telephones, old house interiors and even an old vacuum cleaner! The tram the traverses through the heritage park accentuated the old school feel of the place and highly recommend to take the tram ride as well. The visit here was truly worth it!
  • Went on a Monday so a little quiet. Didn't feel the bustle of the last visits. Still stayed 2 hours, quaint ,tram ride excellent and my 8 year old didn't want to leave. Great education for children and rich history for adults.

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