Ravenscar House Museum

Christchurch, Online
All year round

Ravenscar House is a house museum donated to Christchurch by Jim and Susan Wakefield to showcase the Ravenscar Trust Collection of decorative art.

‘Our hope is to see Ravenscar House become, like its location, something between a museum and an art gallery, but with its own special atmosphere, and above all, a living place’ – Susan Wakefield.

It is home to artworks by some of Aotearoa New Zealand’s most beloved artists. An immersive experience, with every element of the architecture and display very intentionally designed. The building itself is a work of art. An incredible vision and gift to Christchurch. Your visit includes a wonderful digital guide which gives interesting details about everything you see.



For more info visit:

Ravenscar House Museum


52 Rolleston Avenue


03 366 5052




Wheelchair accessible.


Christchurch's bus service provides convenient and affordable travel into the central city. The number 17 bus stops just outside Ravenscar House Museum. Christchurch’s cycle network provides safe and convenient routes into the central city. Ravenscar House Museum is a 10-minute walk from Cathedral Square and central Christchurch hotels.


Pay and Display car parks are available in the Ravenscar Car Park which is accessed from Worcester Boulevard. Four electric vehicle charging stations are available and the car park has two accessible parking spaces. A further accessible parking space is available outside the House Museum on Rolleston Avenue, together with two 10-minute parks for pick up and drop off. Free parking for 3 hours is available in the nearby Christchurch Botanic Gardens car park, accessed from the corner of Armagh Street and Rolleston Avenue.

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