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Free Admission
Open Daily 9.30am to 4.30pm


Please note that we are currently unable to take holiday programme bookings under Alert Levels 3 and 2.

Bookings will reopen once we return to Alert Level 1.

For more information on our COVID-19 response, please click here.

School Holiday Programme

Our flexible OSCAR-approved holiday programme is filled with adventures!

  • A new adventure-based theme each school holiday
  • Daily games and special missions
  • Fun art and craft activities
  • Indoor and outdoor active play
  • Fully-supervised by our trained and certified  Visitor Hosts
  • Flexible dates – join us for a day or two, or the entire school holidays!


Winter isn’t over yet!

The October school holiday programme is heading south – the deep south! Get ready for an avalanche of adventure coming your way.

Some of the cool activities include: build your own igloo to shelter from an icy storm; march with the penguins and try to beat them on a downhill slide; patrol the icy seas and protect marine life in the Antarctic Ocean.

Dates: Monday 4 October – Friday 8 October; Monday 11 October – Friday 15 October

Hours: 8.00am – 3.00pm (drop-offs between 8.00am and 8.45am)

Ages: 5-12 years

Cost: $38 per day (10% discount for 5 or more days booked per holiday period)

Limited to 30 spaces each day, so book in early to secure your place!

We are an accredited Out of School Care and Recreation (OSCAR) provider. Please contact the Visitor Hosts directly to arrange an OSCAR subsidy, no later than two weeks before the start of the holiday period.


Flexible dates – join us for a day or two, or the entire school holidays!

Bookings Essential: Please login below or contact our Visitor Hosts, Keri and Mark.

Phone: 03 343 9504


Open daily from 9.30am to 4.30pm (except Christmas Day)
Entry to the Museum is free, donations are appreciated.

45 Harvard Ave, Wigram, Christchurch | 03 343 9532

We welcome visitors of all abilities