Canterbury Aviation Museums
Canterbury aviation museums showcase New Zealand's air, airplane and flying history. Items often found at an aviation museum include documents, aircraft and military items, airplane replicas and other memorabilia. Some air museums may also host airshows that include spectacular events such as aerial dogfights, military re-enactment battles and demonstration war games.
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Ferrymead Heritage Park features an early 1900s (Edwardian) township, with exhibits such as houses, picture theatre, school classroom, church, jail, railway station, trains, lodge hall, post office, printers, tobacconist, general store, lawyer’s office and more. Located near the Port Hills. Combine a visit with a gondola ride to the summit, visit the port of Lyttelton, Heathcote Valley, Redcliffs and Sumner.
Pictured is one of our star attractions, the Harrier 'jump jet'. Ashburton has a strong aviation history, being a training base in World War 2. We have a super-hanger and more than 20 aircraft on display. We're well worth a visit. Get up close and personal with Skyhawk, Tiger Moth, DC3, Flying Flea, Vampire, Meteor, Harvard, De Havilland.
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