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Ferrymead Heritage Park

50 Ferrymead Park Drive, Christchurch 8022, New Zealand
+64 3-384 1970
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For all Ages.

I have been to Freeymead Heritage Park several times including a night time function. I love the... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2017
Sonya W
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Christchurch, New Zealand
History & adventure

Over the years I've taken my son with me countless times, often spending a fair amount in the... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2017
805scarletta
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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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50 Ferrymead Park Drive, Christchurch 8022, New Zealand
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+64 3-384 1970
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Reviewed August 17, 2017

I have been to Freeymead Heritage Park several times including a night time function. I love the place!! It is a great place to spend a lazy afternoon just wandering around. Wonderful collections. It is a credit to the people who look after it. I...More

Thank Sonya W
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FerrymeadPark, Marketing Manager at Ferrymead Heritage Park, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2017

Thank you Sonya. Glad you enjoy Ferrymead Heritage Park.

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Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

Over the years I've taken my son with me countless times, often spending a fair amount in the bakery, chatting to the staff, and enjoying the details of each and everyplace, my fave thing to do is just read the old news paper, my son...More

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HJane62, Marketing and Events Manager at Ferrymead Heritage Park, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2017

Thank you for your review. It is wonderful that you and your son are able to spend many hours of enjoyment here.

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Reviewed April 25, 2017

i wasnt that keen on going to ferrymead but once there i was most impressed wot an awsum place to spend the day, tram, train ride excellent food and plenty of yesteryear to checkout, this place is a must visit

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Reviewed April 24, 2017 via mobile

Great day out for the kids. Spend at least 2 hours here going back in time. Great tram ride around park. Worth the entrance fee paid.

1  Thank bernardrenee2016
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Reviewed April 15, 2017

Excellent heritage experience, trains and trams plus outdoor scenery all enjoyable. Child friendly, lots of open space and interesting features.

Thank lizarossie
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Reviewed April 7, 2017

For fifty years now, Ferrymead Heritage park has been collecting & displaying an interactive experience of yesteryear. When I was about 5 years old all the children in Christchurch took sixpence (5 cents) to school to help buy a steam train. It had been decommissioned...More

1  Thank northbeachgirl2015
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Reviewed March 29, 2017

Nostalgia and you might learn something. Shows how we used to live and the difference in size of homes from then to now - much larger families then too. Interesting attractions but great when there is something on.

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Reviewed March 4, 2017

Good day out for all ages. Especially first sunday of the month as there are steam train trips. We also enjoyed s ride on a steam tram. All the staff are friendly and very helpful. We evem enjoyed a display of fire engines from different...More

1  Thank pearlwarner
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Reviewed February 26, 2017

My husband & I enjoyed a couple of hours enjoying Ferrymead. Although it wasnt a day when everything was working we thoroughly enjoyed looking in & at the various areas. We enjoyed a morning tea at the little Ferrymead cafe which was lovely. The first...More

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Reviewed February 19, 2017

If you are looking for a tourist attraction that's not crowded, this is great. I visited on the weekend, but surprisingly no crowds. A recreation of a town from the early 1900's. There is a tram ride around the grounds. There are displays of historic...More

1  Thank Grant B
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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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