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“moving display”
Review of Quake City

Quake City
Ranked #9 of 233 things to do in Christchurch
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christchurch new zealand
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27 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“moving display”
Reviewed 17 June 2014

A very moving and emotional account of what was an horrific earthquake in Christchurch. The video showing people taking about their experiences was particularly moving.

Visited May 2014
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Hamburg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“You understand a lot more about Christchurch after coming here...”
Reviewed 14 June 2014

This Exhibition is impressive. Even if you know deeply about the earthquake history this Museum will teach you a lot. A lot of knowledge but a lot of respect as well. You learn what exactly happens, when an earthquake hits a City. You learn about the aftershocks and the effects an earthquake has Long after the first quake. You learn, why Christchurch is struggling until today whether which buildings are to be demolished and which ones can stay. And you learn about a Spirit that cannot be broken - in the end you will find a beautiful Vision that could give us all some hope for the future.

Visited April 2014
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Lafayette, Indiana
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75 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Moving Experience”
Reviewed 13 June 2014

We enjoyed Quake City. It really tells the story of what happened to people duringthe earthquake. The Legos were fun also.

Visited May 2014
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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62 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Thought provoking”
Reviewed 13 June 2014

The displays are very interesting and thought provoking. It's a great place to take visitors to Christchurch who ask about the Quake-Aftermath whilst still showing the fabulous spirit of Cantabrians. The film with stories of survival will make you cry! I do feel there should be a few more hands-on type displays - the computer programme used for quake-proofing your home is great! Maybe a bit more camera footage to show when the quake hit? The one on show is amazing but I know there are others out there.

Visited May 2014
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Hobart, Australia
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26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“This is a must when visting Christchurch”
Reviewed 10 June 2014

I spent over a good hour here and could have spent longer. This is a must see for all ages - there are short movie clips - teaching of what causes earthquakes - stories depicting what happened on those eventful days - very informative and came away inspired about how Christchurch is rebuilding again.

Visited June 2014
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