Take a virtual tour
These interactive 360 degree images let you look around the whole space.
KidsFest – Amazing Atoms
Dress as an olden-day student and explore the hands-on Rutherford’s Den exhibit.
Famous New Zealanders
Read about our famous New Zealanders session.
Completely transformed spaces full of amazing interactive displays
Rutherford’s Den Education Programme
Book now for the popular Rutherford’s Den education programmes. Yrs 1-13
Hire Rutherford's Den
Hire the Rutherford's Den lecture theatre for your next event
Donate to Rutherford's Den
Fundraising target - $2 million
Central city day out
Rutherford's Den is easy walking distance to Canterbury Museum and Christchurch Art Gallery.
What a transformation
See before and after pics and a 30 second timelapse.
Renewable energy room
EECA has sponsored this exciting new content