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Ferrymead Heritage Park

50 Ferrymead Park Drive, Christchurch 8022, New Zealand
+64 3-384 1970
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Great time

My daughter and I had a great time. Heaps to see and we loved the tram and train ride. Well priced... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paul P
via mobile
Historical Displays and Nice Place

Ferrymead, a place with interesting history before became an open public leisure place now. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
santo t
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The park is comprised of an Edwardian township, which includes buildings from a church and a police house to a bakery and a railway station, as well as an exhibition area.
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  • Very good46%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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50 Ferrymead Park Drive, Christchurch 8022, New Zealand
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+64 3-384 1970
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"steam train"
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"step back in time"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter and I had a great time. Heaps to see and we loved the tram and train ride. Well priced, great staff and volunteers. Looking forward to another visit.

Thank Paul P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ferrymead, a place with interesting history before became an open public leisure place now. The first railway line in New Zealand was opened here in 1863, between this place and central Christchurch, as a part of route to bring goods from Port of Lyttleton to...More

Thank santo t
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Thank you for your comprehensive review.

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Reviewed 28 April 2018

Wanted to visit for a while and pleased to get there this visit. Great trip back in time and was surprised by the actual volunteers working in some of the stores.

Thank Mark E
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

We went as a family - 2 adults, 3 children. The kids had all been before with school and are aged between 8-14 and they all loved it just as much second time round. The staff were all great, super friendly and full of interesting...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Ferrymead Heritage Park is a reconstructed colonial village complete with tramway where you can find interesting stuff. Check it out.

Thank joanadventure
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

My partner suggested we have a look at this place because we had never visited before. I was not sure what to expect, but I was certainly not disappointed. This is a re-created Edwardian village that really depicts how life was in settler times in...More

Thank SWGH123
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

We have friends in town and they have never been to the south island for a holiday! So we started with something to ease them into the tourist mode and went to the Heritage Park. It was 20 years since we last visited and I...More

Thank kiwi353
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

A reconstructed colonial village complete with tramway and railway. The tramway works everyday the museum is open but the railway only on Sundays. The entry fee goes up on the day that you can ride the train. Getting there without your own car is an...More

Thank rogerrobert98
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

Went with the grandchildren who were kept entertained, while learning about "The Old Days". Informative commentary on the tram and Roger (our driver) was able to give us a tour of the tram sheds and restoration projects. Children also learned about shovelling coal, writing with...More

Thank kevben1055
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

An eclectic mix of Victorian times to around the 1960's. Look at themed stores. Travel through time in the vehicle museum (and more). Travel on the double decker tram. There's an old train, at $2 each this great value. This is not modern day replica...More

Thank Nicholas M
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Barb M
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Hi, Adults - $20, Snr - $15, Child - $10 and Family Pass - $50 All the admission fees are on our website. Thanks
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