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Quake City free weekend

The hugely popular Quake City exhibition, which tells stories from the Canterbury earthquakes, will be free to visit on Saturday 10 August and Sunday 11 August.

Canterbury Museum’s special exhibition at 299 Durham Street North leads visitors through the first shake of 4 September 2010, the destruction and rescue efforts of 22 February 2011 through to the clean-up and rebuild.

The free weekend is made possible by major sponsor Natural Hazards Commission Toka Tū Ake, formally EQC, which has supported Quake City for over a decade.

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A visit to Quake City is a must to understand the seismic events that shook Christchurch and Canterbury more than a decade ago.

This special exhibition at 299 Durham Street North, Christchurch, is packed with interesting displays and interactives for all ages. Hear from those who lived through the earthquakes and those who came to help.

Learn about the science behind the quakes and with the help of a hands-on interactive understand the phenomenon of liquefaction. Suitable for visitors of all ages.

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