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Ravenscar House Museum is the stylish new home for Jim and Susan Wakefield's cherished art collection.

The House Museum is a reimagining of the Wakefields' stunning home in the Christchurch coastal suburb of Scarborough, which was damaged beyond repair in the February 2011 earthquake.

Step inside to discover works by well-known and much-loved New Zealand artists, displayed in the tranquil domestic setting of this new Ravenscar House.

Plan your visit
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We are greatly saddened by the passing of Susan Wakefield. A businesswoman, a scholar and an art-lover, Susan lived an extraordinary life. She and husband Jim, who died in 2020, gifted Ravenscar House Museum to Christchurch and Canterbury as a place where the public can enjoy their cherished art collection in an award-winning contemporary home. We are honoured to care for this part of their legacy.

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What to see

Highlights from the Ravenscar Trust Collection

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Ravenscar House Book

The story of Susan and Jim Wakefield and Ravenscar House Museum

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Admission charges

Tickets can be purchased at the House Museum