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Maritime Centre

3 Honeysuckle Dr | Lee Wharf, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4929 2588
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Excellent history lesson

I happened to walk past this Museum and just went in, as I had no other firm plans. I am glad I... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
cromansydney
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Sydney
Excellent Maritime history of Newcastle!

Whilst not really interested in Marine stuff, called in on part of Tour whilst on a Christmas... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2017
Philby11
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Geelong, Australia
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  • Poor3%
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“harbour front” (2 reviews)
“nice walk” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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3 Honeysuckle Dr | Lee Wharf, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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+61 2 4929 2588
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

I happened to walk past this Museum and just went in, as I had no other firm plans. I am glad I stumbled onto it. I am not into Museums or history at all. However, this was quite enjoyable. The volunteer made the whole display...More

Thank cromansydney
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

Whilst not really interested in Marine stuff, called in on part of Tour whilst on a Christmas cruise. Was surprised - most interesting - stayed nearly an hour! Was only $5.00 for Seniors, too!

Thank Philby11
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Great to see the beautiful history of Honeysuckle and Newcastle harbour! Great for families and schools, such a great learning experience of Newcastle!

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

While there are some interesting things to I thought it was way overpriced given what it is. It may appeal to young kids but we were not impressed.

Thank SealWoods
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Went to the visitor centre and realised that there was a maritime exhibit. Good for a bit of a look if you are interested in a classic style museum set up. One of the volunteers showed us around and had some great stories! He was...More

1  Thank themerlins
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

My wife and I stopped here on a walking tour in Newcastle, and we were in for a treat. We were greeted at the door, and then introduced to our personal tour guide. He told us about the history of the port, sprinkling in his...More

Thank captgingebeard
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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We recently paid a visit to the Maritime museum which has a wonderful location right in the centre of the Honeysuckle precinct. My three children aged from 8- 13 and myself spent about an hour there. The volunteer on the door was very pleasant. There...More

Thank Tracey S
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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

As we were travelling with a family friend with a keen interest in ships, ship building and history this was on our to do list for Newcastle. We were greeted warmly and the admission fee cheap for four people $10. We toured and did learn...More

Thank surprisealot w
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

Full of amazing artefacts, interesting photos, and some lovely staff offering tours with historical perspective. Well worth a look

Thank Rachel M
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

Located on the harbour front in a converted railway shed this little museum gives alot of information about the Maritime history of Newcastle. It is closed one day a week. Mosty run by volunteers. Good to visit if you can get a parking spot. If...More

Thank PamF47
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