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Newstead House

Cnr: Breakfast Creek Rd & Newstead Avenue | Newstead, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
+61 7 3216 1846
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THE JEWEL IN THE CROWN OF SOUTH EAST QUEENSLAND'S HISTORIC HOMES... One of the most prominent homes in our history, the iconic landmark was built in 1846 and has been occupied by some of Brisbane's most influential colonial figures including Patrick Leslie, Captain John Clements Wickham and George Harris. Newstead House, Brisbane's oldest surviving residence is the jewel in the crown of South East Queensland's historic properties. Now operating as a living museum, the grand home is furnished to reflect the occupation of the Harris family, who were in residence between 1862 and 1890. We invite you to take in the magnificent views as you wander the generous verandas & explore the history of our grand home. Discover another world, located minutes from the CBD.
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Cnr: Breakfast Creek Rd & Newstead Avenue | Newstead, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
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"breakfast creek hotel"
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"breakfast crepe"
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"overlooking the brisbane river"
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"historical house"
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"early brisbane"
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"arrived a bit late"
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"servants quarters"
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"victorian era"
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"early settlement"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Set in lovely gardens with awesome views. Parking about. Good spot for a picnic. Dogs welcome in the park area. Take the River Cat to Teneriffe or City Glyder to Newstead. Easy walk. Some nice shops, walks etc about.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice old house on a knoll overlooking the river. Cool breezes, great views. The tour guide Robin was very knowledgeable and took us in to all off the nooks and crannies. I would have liked more context about the history of Queensland along the...More

Thank Fe_Flyer
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Jennifer G, Public Relations Manager at Newstead House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Newstead House and for your review. Your comments are really valuable, and we are working on developing tour themes. We have so many layers to our history, hard to condense in one hour but we try. Again, great you enjoyed your...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

A must see when you're in Brisbane, lovely volunteers who can fill you in on the wonderful history of this place. Beautiful gardens to wander through and a great place to bring a picnic lunch. Right on the river with fantastic views. Good spot to...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Visited here as stop off from river city cruise. Found place really interesting and guide friendly and informative! Would recommend if you are looking to spend 1 to 1/2 hours.

Thank Ruchard J
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

At the mid point of our river tour we stopped off at the Homestead. This house is the oldest residential property in Brisbane. I would recommend paying the entrance fee and take the guided tour. During the tour you are provided with a lot of...More

Thank John W
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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the visit with local and overseas friends. The guide was really fantastic and went to so much effort to show us around and tell the stories. Wonderful! Perhaps a coffee cart in the grounds would be a great addition? We would have stayed...More

Thank SeeCity
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Jennifer G, Public Relations Manager at Newstead House, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Thank you for your review! We too, would love to offer a coffee to our visitors but unfortunately at this stage it is something we cannot do on a permanent basis. We do offer pop up style events, so please keep an eye on our...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

I took my 12 yr old boy, 8 and 6 year old girl. We were a bit late for the 11:30am tour and that had a lot of people on it. So... Another guide took just us to start a tour downstairs after drink if...More

Thank Gary N
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Beautiful house surrounded by a really lovely garden and park. A lovely veranda and views. What a great find and a lovely day out if you come on the ferry.

Thank Tamsin H
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

This a really fantastic historic home. The house is in amazing condition and the design features are really interesting. Our guide Sandy brought the house to life with stories of the various owners. The view of the house from the riverside and the entrance are...More

Thank MHH0855
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Newstead House and Brisbane history have always been intertwined, but the story of one of its lesser publicised inhabitants came to life for me last Friday when I was welcomed as a guest to the House by Anna Wickham herself. For one hour this amazing...More

Thank Tina R
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