Canterbury Museum set to reopen

Last updated 07:59 01/07/2012
Canterbury Museum
ALMOST THERE: Parts of Canterbury Museum will reopen tomorrow.

Relevant offers

Christchurch Earthquake 2011

Quake refugee's career takes off Aussies offer rebuild help CBD scene compared with 100 years ago Flood-hit families ineligible for claims The Christchurch Town Hall must be saved EQC staffer denies misusing cars Study shows impact of quake stress Historic home halfway to reassembly Cera forks out $672k for 'info' campaigns A childhood interrupted by quakes

Canterbury Museum will partially reopen tomorrow after being closed since April while it assessed engineering reports in the wake of ongoing quakes.

Up to 600 visitors have still turned up each week wanting to get in.

"With so many of our Christchurch attractions and historic buildings closed or demolished, and although it was the right thing to do, the temporary closure of the museum was a significant blow for our community and for staff," said director Anthony Wright.

Ad Feedback

- The Press

Comments

Special offers
Opinion poll

Should the Canterbury Provincial Council buildings be restored?

Yes, they are NZ's best example of high Victorian gothic revival architecture.

Only if the cost can be brought down.

No, $70 million could be used for more important things.

Vote Result

Related story: Provincial chambers repair bill $70m

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content