Newcastle Museum

Currently Closed
  • Address: Workshop Way, New Castle, NSW 2300, Newcastle, Australia
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +61-249741400
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museums, Family And Kids

Located along the Newcastle Harbour, the museum tells the tale of the city’s mining and steel production. Popular amongst the younger age groups, the Newcastle Museum offers many-a-interactive activities for all walks of life. For instance, you could wear the garb of the workers and see for yourself what a day at a furnace plant looks like. The exhibits also expand to the Aboriginal history as well as the catastrophic earthquake of 1989.

  • Entry is free.

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  • Newcastle Museum Address: Workshop Way, New Castle, NSW 2300, Newcastle, Australia
  • Newcastle Museum Contact Number: +61-249741400
  • Newcastle Museum Timing: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Newcastle Museum Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Newcastle Museum(preferred time): 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Newcastle Museum: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Newcastle include Newcastle Museum in their plan

  • 61.05% of people start their Newcastle Museum visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Newcastle Museum

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

93.74% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Newcastle Museum

People normally club together Queens Wharf Hotel and Newcastles Queens Wharf while planning their visit to Newcastle Museum.

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  • Situated just off the Newcastle harbour walk this attraction is free and highly recommended. The layout is really well done and offered (at the time we visited) 4 seperate sections ranging from a Newcastle specific history and heritage exhibit to a hands on science exhibit with plenty for the kids to do and play with. The place was extremely clean also with on site amenities.

  • A must see whether you're visiting or already living in Newcastle. The BHP exhibition is fantastic and rich with the history of this once giant industry. Kids will have lots of fun in the science area with dozens of interactive displays and experiments.

  • Interesting museum of local history. Exhibition spaces could be a little better organised to tell a story that was compelling to follow. Nice cafe.

  • A wonderful place to visit. The exhibitions are always of a high quality. We just love it there.

  • Great play area for the kids. Interesting exhibits. Uni of Newcastle currently has a great display of some very cool technology.

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