Friday, 26 April 2013
20,000 visitors experience Quake City attraction
Quake City welcomed its 20,000th visitor today.
Wednesday, 24 April 2013
Discovery reopens at Canterbury Museum
Christchurch parents will be celebrating tomorrow with the reopening of Discovery, Canterbury Museum’s natural history centre designed especially for children.
Tuesday, 26 March 2013
Kaitiaki 'The Keeper' lives on Post-2013 Festival of Flowers
Monday, 25 March 2013
Edward Atkinson's skis displayed in Scott exhibition
New visitors to Canterbury Museum’s Scott’s Last Expedition exhibition are being treated to a special addition to the show – Edward Atkinson’s skis.
Friday, 15 February 2013
Minister officially opens Quake City
More than 300 Canterbury community, Government and local business leaders attended the launch of Quake City in Re:START Mall last night.
Monday, 17 December 2012
Tourism industry delighted by Quake City announcement
Canterbury Museum has today announced Christchurch’s latest earthquake attraction, Quake City, much to the delight of the city’s key tourism operators.
Monday, 10 December 2012
Santa Search heralds start of annual tradition
Families of all ages are taking part in Canterbury Museum’s annual Great Museum Santa Search this year, much to the delight of Museum staff who say the event has become a special tradition in Christchurch.
Friday, 23 November 2012
Hundreds attend Scott exhibition opening
More than 250 people attended the opening of Scott’s Last Expedition at Canterbury Museum last night.
Tuesday, 13 November 2012
Museum launches new Facebook site
Canterbury Museum has officially embraced social media by launching its new Facebook site today.
Tuesday, 23 October 2012
Scott's Last Expedition exhibition opens in Christchurch next month
Canterbury Museum will open a major international touring exhibition telling the epic story of Captain Robert Falcon Scott’s Terra Nova expedition to the South Pole next month.
Wednesday, 12 September 2012
Museum exhibition profiles iconic Ponting imagery
A stunning exhibition of remarkable Antarctic imagery will feature outdoors along Rolleston Avenue during New Zealand IceFest this month.
Tuesday, 7 August 2012
Canterbury Quakes to tour New Zealand
Cantabrians have until 1 October this year to see Canterbury Museum’s highly acclaimed Canterbury Quakes exhibition before it goes on tour for the next three years.
Tuesday, 10 July 2012
Record numbers boost Museum profile
More than 8000 people have visited Canterbury Museum since it partially opened on Monday 2 July.
Tuesday, 3 July 2012
Hundreds attend Canterbury Museum opening
More than 900 people visited Canterbury Museum yesterday.
Monday, 25 June 2012
Canterbury Museum to reopen next month
Its doors may be closed but behind the scenes, Canterbury Museum is a hive of activity as staff prepare for the iconic building’s reopening next month.