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New Zealand: Christchurch’s Canterbury Museum: Dinosaurs, fossils and geology

Triceratops skull

I love dinosaurs! This is what Christchurch’s Canterbury Museum had as far as stones and bones.

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New Zealand: Christchurch’s Canterbury Museum: Motor bikes, Japan, and Egypt

Samurai and his weapons

Christchurch’s Canterbury Museum has a collection of artifacts from other countries. These are some of the photos from different areas of the museum.

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New Zealand: Christchurch’s Canterbury Museum Stuffed Birds

New Zealand birds of the garden

The Canterbury Museum in Christchurch has a large collection of stuffed birds. This is where I found out the name of the type of bird that stole lunch from our table.

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New Zealand: Christchurch’s Canterbury Museum and Antarctic Exploration

Antarctica map and declaration

Explorers heading to Antarctica, including Shackleton and Scott, have used Lyttleton Harbor near Christchurch as their jumping off point to start their southern journeys. The Canterbury Museum has a large area devoted to their explorations, what they found and the things they took.

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New Zealand: Photos from Canterbury Museum in Christchurch, First Floor

Christchurch's first street

The Canterbury Museum located in Christchurch features exhibits that include the area’s prehistory, history, and relationship to research in Antarctica. Located near the Christchurch Botanic Gardens, the museum has free admission.

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