Newcastle is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Newcastle one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Newcastle is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Newcastle or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Newcastle. Explore the historical monuments of Newcastle with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Newcastle guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Newcastle page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Newcastle landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Newcastle.
#1 of 6 Historical Places in Newcastle | Added 2618 times in trip plans
Fort Scratchley Historic Site , Nobbys Road, Newcastle East NSW 2300, Australia
10:00 am - 04:00 pm
To avoid any surprise attack from the Russians during the Crimean War, the Australians built a series of forts along the shoreline. One such military fort was Fort Scratchley, which never actually fired a shot in until 1942 during a forgotten confrontation during WWII, when a Japanese submarine surfaced and opened fire on the city. The Australians ...
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46 Newcomen Street, Newcastle NSW 2300, Australia
07:00 am - 06:00 pm
Also known as Christ Church Cathedral, the cathedral dominates the skyline of the city. So, you can actually point out the church from whichever part of the city you are located. Visit this cathedral not because you have to be religious but to see its awe-inspiring architectural work, its melodious music and creative art work. You can even be part ...
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3 Honeysuckle Drive, Newcastle NSW 2300, Australia
10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Want to know about the maritime activity that existed in Newcastle? Come to Maritime center to learn about the 200 year old history of this industry, stories of ruins and rescues that existed in Newcastle and the Hunter River. A journey into this center, especially in the exhibition section, not only let you visit the rich past of the port but also speaks about the existing modern port.
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90 Hunter Street, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Yet another one of the city’s heritage sites, the Lock-Up Cultural Centre used to be a Police precinct and a lock-up with one of a kind prison cells. Today, the cells are used by artists as a contemporary art gallery and also have a law-and-order museum within the walls of the precinct. The Lock-Up Cultural Centre is known for its artists-in-...
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Broadmeadow NSW 2292, Australia
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Are you such type of traveler, for whom visiting historical sites are not the only places to visit? Newcastle entertainment centre is a place which might not educate you in terms of history but can let you enjoy some of the best musical events of Australia. Being a multi-purpose arena, the centre is famous for holding some of the best local, nation...
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375 Hunter Street, Newcastle NSW 2300, Australia
10:00 am - 01:00 pm
Historical journey in the world of entertainment! That is the best definition of Civic theatre. One of Australia’s great historic theatre which hosts innumerable concerts, musicals and plays; the Civic theatre has been able to attract visitors for more than 80 years. Designed by famous architect Henry Eli White in 1920, the theatre do sets a ...