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Newcastle Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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The museum is a great place for all ages...so much to see and learn regarding all things Newcaslte... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Redhead, Australia
Small but interesting

Newcastle Museum is a small Museum although always has something good on for the kids in holidays... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Marni I
Newcastle, Australia
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6 Workshop Way, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The museum is a great place for all ages...so much to see and learn regarding all things Newcaslte and the Hunter Valley and beyond.

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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Newcastle Museum is a small Museum although always has something good on for the kids in holidays and lots of interesting history on The Town. Would recommend.

Thank Marni I
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Well planned and set out Museum to show the history of Newcastle from its earliest days - even pre aboriginal exhibits included

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We visited the museum on the first full day of our family holiday with (3 year old and 7 year old). There was a paid exhibit which we didn’t do ($25 per family).the favourite was the science room, it has a indoor play area for...More

Thank sshorts
Reviewed 1 September 2018

We always try to have an update at the Museum ,never to amaze me of things I have not seen forgotten or just to update my memory

Thank bobh666
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This activity was a wonderful, educational experience. I paid the extra for my son and I to get in the pools with the sharks and rays. The rays love to hug your feet which at first made me a little nervous,however I soon settled into...More

Thank mireillehammond
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Great hands on experience for all the family. Kids enjoyed the interactive educational displays. Close to cafes.

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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Although the museum hosts travelling exhibitions from time to time, many of the exhibits are stale and in the case of the kids’ area, (supernova?), the interactive exhibits are often missing pieces, cordoned off or simply not working. This place needs a big overhaul and...More

Thank OzGirl20142014
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Great for families with interactive displays. The history of Newcastle is wide and varied. Newcastle museum offers its visitors an insight to the diverse industries such as coal and the lives of the early settlers in Newcastle. Also offers visitors hands on interactive science exhibits....More

Thank Tiffy2au
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I had this on my to do list for Newcastle as it ticked a few boxes, free, fun for a toddler (and parents) and it was in an easy location. We were not disappointed. Our 2 year old thoroughly enjoyed exploring the play area and...More

Thank Kara D
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