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

About Ravenscar House Museum

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The Ravenscar Story

Ravenscar House Museum is a new home for the Ravenscar Trust Collection

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Jim and Susan Wakefield

Jim and Susan Wakefield wanted to share their passion for art with the wider public

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Ravenscar House was a unique challenge for leading New Zealand architects Patterson Associates

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Ravenscar Trust

Jim and Susan set up the Ravenscar Trust to manage their art collection and to create a place for its display

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Canterbury Museum

Ravenscar House Museum is managed on behalf of the Trust by Canterbury Museum

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Long-term parking

Covered, secure parking in the Ravenscar House basement is available for long-term lease