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See a moa in a minute or spend hours exploring New Zealand’s rich cultural and natural heritage. Canterbury Museum is in the heart of Christchurch City, within strolling distance of the Botanic Gardens, The Christchurch Arts Centre, Christchurch Art Gallery and Cathedral Square.
Click here for this season's special exhibitions, or check out the upcoming talks, special events and children's programmes here

What's On

Mō Tātou: Mums and Bubs
Every Thursday
18 March–17 June
10.00–10.30 am
Te Tai Tamariki exhibition space, Level 3
Come and share storytelling, waiata Māori and rhymes. Suitable for preschoolers. Delivered by Mahana Paerata.
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Te Hokinga Mai tours
Every Wednesday
3.30–4.30 pm
Robert McDougall Gallery at Canterbury Museum
Take a free guided tour around Te Hokinga Mai. Staff will be happy to answer your questions and provide you with stories and information about the exhibition and its collections. more
Te Hokinga Mai
Featuring
Mō Tātou: The Ngāi Tahu Whānui Exhibition
Mō Kā Uri: Taonga from Canterbury Museum
Until 20 June
Robert McDougall Gallery at Canterbury Museum
Ngāi Tahu Whānui, people of Te Waipounamu (the South Island), and Canterbury Museum are proud to present Te Hokinga Mai. The return home of the Te Papa developed exhibition Mō Tātou: The Ngāi Tahu Whānui Exhibition is celebrated with the complementary show Mō Kā Uri: Taonga from Canterbury Museum. Mō Kā Uri showcases Canterbury Museum’s rich collection of Ngāi Tahu taonga alongside contemporary artwork by leading Ngāi Tahu artists.
Open daily, 9.00 am–5.30pm.
Admission is free; donations are appreciated.

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