Learn how the seismic events of 2010 and 2011 affected Canterbury and how locals adapted to the tough times that followed. See taonga (treasures) rescued from the rubble and discover the science behind the earthquakes.

Plan Your Visit

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What to See and Do

Quake City is packed with interesting displays and interactives for all ages.

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Getting Here

Quake City is located at 299 Durham Street North in Christchurch's CBD.

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Children under 15 visit free when accompanied by an adult, and discounts are available students and seniors.

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Family Activities

Quake City has fun activities for the whole family.

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The Quake City shop offers a range of earthquake books and souvenirs.

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Additional Information


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Group Visits

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Filming and Photography

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