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All reviews steel making interactive science interesting exhibits light and sound show hands on activities local history all ages industrial history science room free entry coal mining steel works great for kids travelling exhibitions older kids free fun paid parking
Newcastle museum is great time out for the kids, they'll love playing with the exhibits and learn a bit too. It's free except for the coins your kids put in the donation gravity coin thingy lol then walk across to the foreshore at honeysuckle or...More
Parking isn’t great so take your coins, I paid for 2 hours and we only just made it.
It’s generally free except special exhibits but this day was all free, my children 12 and 9 loved it, very science based which I liked, lots of...More
a room for kids with hands on things to do, a few shows which were very informative. Great local museum. Free entry as well. We were really impressed. Parking can be tricky on school holidays (like everywhere else).
Located in the former Honeysuckle Point Railway Locomotive Workshops, which are of themselves interesting, and including the closed former Civic railway station, the museum illustrates many parts of Newcastle's history. I particularly liked the 'experience' in a steelworks. Very memorable. Another highpoint was the British-built...More
Amazing!! We spent the morning here and we had as much fun as the children. Its a fantastic space full of interesting displays for the children(and adults) to interact with. A must for anyone visiting the area.
The good: it’s free; it’s a lovely building.
The bad: it’s a museum in the third oldest settlement in Australia but lacking in artifacts and history; what history it does present is not even in chronological order and hence hard to follow.